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Blackhead removal hack: Why you should NEVER use Vaseline to get rid of blackheads

GROSS super-close-up footage of blackhead extraction A recent TikTok trend sparked by Korean YouTubers involves applying Vaseline and cling film to your nose to remove blackheads. We’re all desperate to extract these pesky blemishes, but will the popular lip balm really do the trick? Express.co.uk chatted to Eva Nydal Abildgaard, technical product researcher at health and beauty

Vaccine warning: Overnight jab ‘not as effective’ as immune system response ‘more limited’

Vaccine: Virologist on body’s ‘response’ to overnight jab Dr Chris Smith has told Britons that getting coronavirus in the early hours may result in people not “responding well” to the jab as he warned that the health authorities must proceed “very carefully” before launching a 24-hour vaccination service. Government sources this morning said extended hours

Can you still attend hospital appointments in lockdown?

NHS chief discusses reality of coronavirus hospital patient figures Britons are now under the third lockdown in less than a year due to rising coronavirus cases and concern for pressures on the NHS. Schools, colleges and universities are having to teach online, while non-essential shops have been closed. No end date has been given for

Is there penicillin in the Covid vaccine?

Vaccine: Dr Chris Smith says ‘all medicines have a side effect’ The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine has started to be rolled out across the UK this week. According to the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), there have been two reports of anaphylaxis and one report of a possible allergic reaction since vaccines started being administered

Coronavirus latest: Hope of vaccine jab in just three weeks

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Jon Findlay, the chief operating officer at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, reportedly told a meeting of senior leaders from London hospitals that distribution could kick off before the end

Can you take too much Vitamin D?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Most of us have Vitamin D deficiency at the moment. Vitamin D deficiency can cause fatigue, bone pain, weakness, and depression. One way to combat this is by taking Vitamin D supplements,

Long Covid symptoms: What is long Covid?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Coronavirus has impacted people across the globe, with cases continuing to grow, and lockdown restrictions in place worldwide. The symptoms of COVID-19 are well known at this point, with a cough, fever

Shingles symptoms: Is shingles contagious?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Anyone who has had chickenpox can get shingles, because the virus is already in their body. But

Does vitamin C or D boost your immune system?

Vitamins are nutrients that your body needs to function properly and stay healthy. You should get most of these through a balanced diet, but some people might take supplements to ensure they get enough. This habit is more population the winter months as people try to stop themselves for catching the winter cold. Leading registered

Coronavirus vs flu: Will the flu make coronavirus MORE deadly?

Coronavirus was initially underestimated as a threat when the first few pockets of infection emerged in China last year. Many international governments did not foresee the eventual calamity, leading it to catch them by surprise with deadly consequences. Now authorities have effectively adjusted to COVID-19, it would seem as if a similar scenario is unlikely