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Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Since the pandemic began, we have seen a lot of changes to our lifestyles and the way we maintain ourselves in a difficult situation. It has been a struggle for everyone, but it seems we are adapting and building new ways to manage that keep us happy and fulfilled....
German biotech company BioNTech and US pharmaceutical Pfizer announced on Monday promising early results from their phase 3 clinical trial for a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. These early results are what is known as an “interim analysis”. It’s an early look at the data before a...
Health leaders have found themselves projected onto the public stage as never before. Professor Chris Whitty, the UK government’s chief medical adviser, and Sir Patrick Vallance, its chief scientific adviser, have occupied the front pages and dominated the airwaves for months. They have become household names, better known than...
Fast food, alcohol and fizzy drinks; it’s fair to say our modern day diets are not always conducive to healthy teeth. In fact, tooth decay is the most common health condition in the world today, affecting an estimated 3.5 billion people. But what if we told you there was a...
From sourdough bread-making to living-room yoga, lockdown saw many people taking up new hobbies to stave off boredom and maintain a healthy mind.  As summer came and some restrictions were eased, the country found a new appreciation for outdoor spaces and natural landscapes that provided a relaxing escape from COVID-related...
Ultima Displays, a leading visual communications provider in Europe, has launched the first self-sanitising stretch fabric to help boost the exhibition and events industry. This creation unlocks the potential for tension textile displays and partitions, which are a staple of the industry. The new fabric is designed to significantly reduce...
Recent figures released by Public Health England (PHE) show that Brighton has some of the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the country.  Numbers were particularly high for HIV, gonorrhoea and syphilis, with Brighton recording the highest rates of infection for these diseases outside London.  But why are rates...

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With many restrictions in place it can be challenging to know what you can do and can not do. One vital and important procedure that is still available to get receive during the pandemic ladies is a smear test. Many woman myself included know just how important it is...
Mental health before the pandemic was at an alarming high but given the events this year has increased individual’s anxiety levels to be pushed to their limits. Many conditions fall under the category of mental health with anxiety just being one of many. Anxiety Disorder is when an individual...
Angharad Davies, Swansea University; Andrew Lee, University of Sheffield; Jimmy Whitworth, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and Lakshmi Manoharan, University of Oxford The UK should change its COVID-19 strategy to try to eliminate COVID-19 even without a vaccine rather than simply managing the disease, according to Independent SAGE,...