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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

Breast cancer drug can delay progress of prostate cancer

Trials found that prostate cancer in men who had taken olaparib took more than seven months to progress. In comparison it progressed after three and a half months in men who received just hormone treatments. Considered kinder than chemotherapy, final results from the trial should lead to the drug’s approval for prostate cancer treatment in