• Conjoined twins return home after successful separation

    Added On : 21st October 2020

    Twin girls who were born joined at the head, and separated last year by a team at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, have returned home to Pakistan.

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  • UK plan to be first to run human challenge Covid trials

    Added On : 20th October 2020

    The UK is pushing ahead to be the first nation to carry out "human challenge" studies where up to 90 healthy people will be deliberately exposed to Covid

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  • Covid: Remdesivir 'has little or no effect' on survival, says WHO

    Added On : 19th October 2020

    Anti-viral drug remdesivir has little to no effect on Covid patients' chances of survival, a study from the World Health Organization (WHO) has found.

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  • Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine trial paused due to ill volunteer

    Added On : 18th October 2020

    Johnson & Johnson has paused its Covid vaccine trial to investigate why one participant in the study fell ill.

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  • Covid reinfection: Man gets Covid twice and second hit 'more severe'

    Added On : 15th October 2020

    A man in the United States has caught Covid twice, with the second infection becoming far more dangerous than the first, doctors report.

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  • Trial to test if Vitamin D protects against Covid

    Added On : 14th October 2020

    Scientists are looking for volunteers to take part in a trial to see if taking vitamin D can give the immune system a boost against Covid.

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  • Covid symptoms: Is it a cold, flu or coronavirus?

    Added On : 13th October 2020

    Colds, flu and Covid-19 are caused by different viruses, but can have similar symptoms.

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  • Covid virus ‘survives for 28 days’ in lab conditions

    Added On : 12th October 2020

    The virus responsible for Covid-19 can remain infectious on surfaces such as banknotes, phone screens and stainless steel for 28 days, researchers say.

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  • BCG: Can a vaccine from 1921 save lives from Covid-19?

    Added On : 11th October 2020

    Scientists in the UK have begun testing the BCG vaccine, developed in 1921, to see if it can save lives from Covid.

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  • Coronavirus: Health experts join global anti-lockdown movement

    Added On : 8th October 2020

    Thousands of scientists and health experts have joined a global movement warning of "grave concerns" about Covid-19 lockdown policies.

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