• Brain implant may lift most severe depression

    Added On : 6th October 2021

    An electrical implant that sits in the skull and is wired to the brain can detect and treat severe depression, US scientists believe after promising results with a first patient.

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  • Sense of touch and heat research wins Nobel Prize

    Added On : 5th October 2021

    Scientists who discovered how our bodies feel the warmth of the sun or the hug of a loved one have won the Nobel Prize.

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  • Coming off anti-depressants may not cause relapse - study

    Added On : 4th October 2021

    Many people who have taken anti-depressants for at least two years may be able to stop them without relapsing, but most will still need long-term treatment, a UK study suggests.

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  • Covid antiviral pill can halve risk of hospitalisation

    Added On : 3rd October 2021

    An experimental drug for severe Covid cuts the risk of hospitalisation or death by about half, interim clinical trial results suggest.

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  • Saudi Arabia to give COVID-19 booster shots to people aged 60 and over

    Added On : 27th September 2021

    Over 41 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered since the Kingdom’s immunization campaign started.

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  • UK Covid vaccine rules cause hesitancy - Africa health boss

    Added On : 26th September 2021

    The head of Africa's health agency has warned that the UK's policy of not accepting Covid-19 vaccine certificates from the continent could increase vaccine hesitancy.

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  • Covishield: UK recognises Covid jab after India outcry

    Added On : 23rd September 2021

    The UK government has amended its foreign travel guidance to clarify that the Indian-made version of the AstraZeneca vaccine is an approved jab.

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  • Covid-19: France suspends 3,000 unvaccinated health workers

    Added On : 22nd September 2021

    About 3,000 health workers in France have been suspended because they have not been vaccinated against Covid-19.

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  • Folic acid to be added to UK flour to help prevent birth defects

    Added On : 21st September 2021

    Folic acid is to be added to UK flour to help prevent spinal birth defects in babies, the government has announced.

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  • Covid: Italy to require all workers to show 'green pass' certificate

    Added On : 20th September 2021

    Italy is to make it compulsory for all workers to have a Covid "green pass" - proof of vaccination, a negative test or recovery from the virus.

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