• Obesity not defined by weight, says new Canada guideline

    Added On : 5th August 2020

    Obesity should be defined by a person's health - not just their weight, says a new Canadian clinical guideline.

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  • Coronavirus: Iran cover-up of deaths revealed by data leak

    Added On : 4th August 2020

    The number of deaths from coronavirus in Iran is nearly triple what Iran's government claims, a BBC Persian service investigation has found.

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  • Coronavirus: New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 and flu 'hugely beneficial'

    Added On : 3rd August 2020

    New 90-minute tests that can detect coronavirus and flu will be rolled out in care homes and laboratories from next week.

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  • Coronavirus: Russia plans mass vaccination campaign in October

    Added On : 2nd August 2020

    Russian health authorities are preparing to start a mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus in October, the health minister has said.

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  • Coronavirus: Why isn't the UK testing travellers on arrival?

    Added On : 29th July 2020

    A holiday in Spain now means two weeks of quarantine on return to the UK to help stop the spread of coronavirus across borders.

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  • Coronavirus: Pet cat found to have virus in UK

    Added On : 28th July 2020

    A pet cat has tested positive in the UK for the strain of coronavirus that is causing the current pandemic.

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  • Coronavirus: Obesity increases risks from Covid-19, experts say

    Added On : 27th July 2020

    Being obese or overweight puts you at greater risk of serious illness or death from Covid-19, experts say after examining existing studies.

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  • Coronavirus: Mothers 'unlikely to infect newborns'

    Added On : 26th July 2020

    Women who have Covid-19 are unlikely to pass on the infection to their babies during childbirth if precautions are in place, a small study suggests.

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  • Restricting television viewing to two hours a day could prevent or delay poor health, according to a new study.

    Added On : 23rd July 2020

    Restricting television viewing to two hours a day could prevent or delay poor health, according to a new study.

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  • Coronavirus: 'Infection here for many years to come'

    Added On : 22nd July 2020

    The UK will be living with coronavirus for many years to come and even a vaccine is unlikely to eliminate it for good, experts are warning.

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