A trial to test how well second doses of different coronavirus vaccines work in children is looking for volunteers. Scientists want to see if giving two doses of different vaccines gives as good an immune response as two doses of the same vaccine. The study, running at University Hospital Southampton, is looking for 360 volunteers … Continue reading Covid: Vaccine volunteers sought for children’s second dose study
Out of more than 51,000 Covid deaths in England between January and July 2021, only 256 occurred after two doses. They were mostly people at very high risk from illness from Covid-19. The figures show the high degree of protection from the vaccines against illness and death, the ONS said. Some deaths after vaccination were always … Continue reading Covid deaths rare among fully vaccinated – ONS
It’s hoped the Galleri test can detect more than 50 types of the disease before symptoms appear. What is the Galleri cancer test? It’s a simple blood test that looks for the earliest signs of cancer, particularly those that are typically difficult to identify early or for which there are no NHS screening programmes – … Continue reading Galleri cancer test: What is it and who can get it?
1. Heat Heat from an electric heating pad or hot pack can reduce inflammation and pain in the ear. Apply a hot pad to the ear for 20 minutes. For best results, people should touch the neck and throat with the hot pad. The heating pad should not be unbearably hot. People should never fall … Continue reading Some home remedies for earache.
Rabies is a serious disease that is caused by a virus. It is mainly a disease of animals, but humans can get rabies when animals infected with the disease bite them. The virus is transmitted to humans through the infected animal’s saliva. Very rare cases occur when infected saliva gets into someone’s eyes or mouth … Continue reading What is rabies?
What Is Gastroschisis? Gastroschisis is a birth defect that develops in a baby while a woman is pregnant. This condition occurs when an opening forms in the baby’s abdominal wall. The baby’s bowel pushes through this hole. The bowel then develops outside of the baby’s body in the amniotic fluid. The opening is most often … Continue reading Gastrochisis
Poliomyelitis (polio) is a disease caused by poliovirus. It happens mostly in children younger than 5 and in parts of the world that have not yet seen wide-scale vaccination. What causes polio? A virus called poliovirus causes polio. The virus enters the body through the mouth or nose, getting into the digestive and respiratory (breathing) … Continue reading What is polio?
What are nasal polyps? Nasal polyps are painless and benign (not cancerous) growths. They’re found in nasal passages and sinuses, hollow spaces in the bones around your nose. They form from mucous membranes — thin, soft tissue that lines these body parts. Nasal polyps can get irritated and swollen, partially blocking the nasal passages and … Continue reading What are nasal polyps?
Cholelithiasis is a medical condition where hard, pebble-like deposits develop within the gallbladder of an individual. They are also known as gallstones. These stones can be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a golf ball. The gallbladder is a small organ present in the abdominal cavity of human beings whose … Continue reading What is Cholelithiasis?
SYDNEY, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Authorities in Australia’s New South Wales, the epicentre of the country’s biggest coronavirus outbreak, said on Monday daily infections were expected to peak next week, as they look to speed up immunisations ahead of easing restrictions. Australia is trying to contain a third wave of infections that has locked down … Continue reading Sydney COVID-19 cases may hit peak next week as Australia steps up vaccine rollout
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