Tag: health

Iran sets coronavirus infection record for 3rd straight day

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran hit a new coronavirus infection record on Thursday for the third straight day, reporting 22,586 new cases as the country grapples with a severe spike following the Persian New Year holiday. The new case count pushes Iran’s total during the pandemic over 2 million, including 63,884 deaths after health authorities reported

Foreigners flock to Serbia to get coronavirus vaccine shots

BELGRADE, Serbia — Thousands of vaccine-seekers from countries neighboring Serbia flocked to Belgrade on Saturday after Serbian authorities offered foreigners free coronavirus jabs if they showed up over the weekend. Long lines of Bosnians, Montenegrins and Macedonians — often entire families — formed in front of the main vaccination center in the Serbian capital as

DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions

What can I do about my burning mouth that I’ve had for years? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions I’ve suffered from burning mouth syndrome for about 25 to 30 years. No one seems to be able to help. I am 78 years old. Can you suggest anything? Margaret Wheddon, via email. Burning mouth

Long covid: Shocking 1.1million record having ‘long covid’ symptoms

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Roche's Evrysdi wins EU approval for spinal muscular atrophy

FILE PHOTO: A sign at a diagnostics site for Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche is seen, in Burgess Hill, Britain, October 7, 2020. REUTERS/Peter NichollsZURICH (Reuters) – Roche’s Evrysdi has won approval from the European Commission as the first and only at-home treatment for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the Swiss drugmaker said on Tuesday. It has

Roche, Novartis approvals in Europe signal more head-to-head competition

FILE PHOTO: A sign at a diagnostics site for Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche is seen, in Burgess Hill, Britain, October 7, 2020. REUTERS/Peter NichollsZURICH (Reuters) -Swiss drugmakers Roche and Novartis each won European approval for drugs on Tuesday in a sign that the rival Basel-based companies are increasingly competing for the same patients. Roche’s Evrysdi,

CDC Director Says She Has a Sense of ‘Impending Doom’ About Fourth COVID Wave: ‘I’m Scared’

https://www.youtube.com/embed/QP-Ni4CPVKI Although vaccinations are on the rise, health officials are concerned about a possible fourth COVID-19 wave in the United States as cases, hospitalizations and deaths increase. During a White House briefing on Monday, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky delivered an "off-script" message, noting that while there's "so much reason

Consumer health: Nuts and your heart

March is National Nutrition Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about the heart health benefits of eating nuts. Eating nuts can improve your heart health and lower your risk of dying early from heart disease and other causes. Research has found that people who are at risk of a heart attack