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Back at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, case numbers on the continent were still modest. But predictions and projections suggested the disease was going to cut a swathe through Africa. In April 2020 the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa sounded the alarm bell: Anywhere between 300,000 and 3.3 million...
Over the years, our lifestyle has changed dramatically to the extent that sitting for prolonged periods and including no physical activities has become quite common. Millions of people around the world have back pain daily. Those who suffer from it understand how it affects your quality of life and...
Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival (BDBF), working together with Future Creators, a collective of local businesses, youth groups, arts and heritage organisations, has become the lead Kickstart scheme gateway organisation for the creative and cultural sector across the South East. Future Creators will facilitate the scheme by working with...
Children’s Mental Health Week is taking place on 1-7 February and this year’s theme is Express Yourself.  Sally Cotterell is a counsellor on Martlets patient and family support team. She looks at how families can support children during challenging times and help them express difficult feelings. This year’s Children’s Mental...
Millions of people across the world have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Countries are also now embarking on massive vaccination campaigns to control the virus and protect their most vulnerable citizens. One of the biggest questions remaining is whether vaccination and/or prior infection with SARS-CoV-2...
After three national lockdowns and numerous attempts at a tiered restriction system, it is fair to say we are no strangers to Boris Johnson’s unrealistic promises. With three vaccines now approved, and commencement of inoculation underway, the Prime Minister has suggested that restrictions will be eased gradually, starting as...
Since the pandemic’s onset almost a year ago, an array of COVID-19 related neurological symptoms have emerged. A neurological component to the virus is now widely accepted; however, the exact role that the virus plays in triggering neurological manifestations is yet to be understood. Given the ever-growing scale of...
  Two people in the United Kingdom have experienced an allergic reaction to the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. This led the UK medicines regulator to issue precautionary advice earlier this week that “people with a significant history of allergic reactions” should not be given this vaccine for now. This is an appropriate...
Stuck for gift ideas this year? Then head down to POD, Brighton's boutique massage chair studio, at 4 Hanningtons Lane in the South Lanes and pick-up a POD gift package. POD is thrilled to open its doors again after Lockdown 2.0 and help fellow Brightonians discover affordable, convenient and Covid-secure...
Dr Mike Heffernan and Dr Toby Edwards-Lunn are two highly qualified dentists from the south-coast with over fifty years of experience between them. Together, they created Dr.Heff's Remarkable Mints,  the oral health supplement clinically proven to reverse tooth decay and keep your mouth healthy. They've got some thoughts to...