• Covid vaccine: Eight-week gap seen as sweet spot for Pfizer jab antibodies

    Added On : 28th July 2021

    A longer gap between first and second doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine makes the body's immune system produce more infection-fighting antibodies, UK researchers have found.

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  • Daily testing can keep pupils in school, study suggests

    Added On : 27th July 2021

    Daily rapid testing of school pupils who are close contacts of a Covid case did not lead to more virus spread than sending them home, a study has found.

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  • AI breakthrough could spark medical revolution

    Added On : 26th July 2021

    Artificial intelligence has been used to predict the structures of almost every protein made by the human body.

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  • Child winter respiratory illness on rise in summer

    Added On : 25th July 2021

    Parents are being warned to look out for the signs of a common childhood respiratory illness, RSV, cases of which unusually appear to be rising rapidly in the summer.

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  • Covid: Hundreds of thousands of under-18s to get vaccine

    Added On : 22nd July 2021

    Children over 12 who are at higher risk of getting ill if they catch Covid will be offered the jab, the vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi has confirmed.

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  • Covid: Global healthcare workers missing out on jabs

    Added On : 21st July 2021

    Health and care workers are being "left behind" in efforts to vaccinate the world against Covid-19, nursing leaders say.

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  • Covid-19 rules: How six countries fared after easing Covid rules

    Added On : 19th July 2021

    The government has confirmed nearly all remaining Covid-19 restrictions in England will be lifted on 19 July.

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  • Medics fear surge in winter viruses alongside Covid

    Added On : 18th July 2021

    A surge in flu and other respiratory viruses could put pressure on people's health and the NHS this winter, warns a report by leading medics.

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  • Covid: Masks to remain compulsory on London transport

    Added On : 15th July 2021

    Face coverings must be worn on London's transport network despite restrictions easing on 19 July, London's mayor says.

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  • Plastic surgery booming in China despite the dangers

    Added On : 14th July 2021

    Like many of her peers, 23-year-old Ruxin scrolls her social media feed every day, but she is looking for something very specific - updates about cosmetic surgery.

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