• Omicron: Three vaccine doses key for protection against variant

    Added On : 13th December 2021

    Two doses of a Covid vaccine are not enough to stop you catching the Omicron variant, UK scientists have warned.

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  • New Zealand to ban cigarettes for future generations

    Added On : 12th December 2021

    New Zealand will ban the sale of tobacco to its next generation, in a bid to eventually phase out smoking.

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  • Covid: Pfizer says booster shot promising against Omicron

    Added On : 9th December 2021

    Pfizer and BioNTech have said a booster jab of their coronavirus vaccine promises to be an effective defence against the new Omicron variant.

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  • Viagra may be useful against Alzheimer's dementia

    Added On : 7th December 2021

    The impotence pill Viagra may be a useful treatment against Alzheimer's disease, say US researchers who have been studying its effects in the brain.

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  • Covid: Trigger of rare blood clots with AstraZeneca jab found by scientists

    Added On : 6th December 2021

    Scientists believe they have found "the trigger" that leads to extremely rare blood clots after the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine.

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  • Revolutionary type 2 diabetes pill introduced in Saudi Arabia

    Added On : 5th December 2021

    GLP-1 RA controls blood sugar through 4 key mechanisms, removing the need for injections

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  • Covid: WHO urges those at risk from disease to delay travel if not fully vaccinated

    Added On : 2nd December 2021

    The World Health Organization has said people who are unwell or vulnerable should delay travel if they are not completely vaccinated.

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  • Covid: Omicron variant in Netherlands earlier than thought

    Added On : 1st December 2021

    The new Covid-19 variant, Omicron, was present in the Netherlands earlier than previously thought, officials say.

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  • What are the Covid variants and will vaccines still work?

    Added On : 29th November 2021

    A new heavily mutated version of coronavirus has been found that scientists say is of "great concern".

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  • New Covid variant: How worried should we be?

    Added On : 28th November 2021

    We're back in familiar territory - growing concern about a new variant of coronavirus.

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