Tag Archives: Lives

Coronavirus vaccine: Treatment approved for use by NHS – ‘Thousands of lives to be saved’

Coronavirus has killed more than 40,000 people in the UK, with the number continuing to rise. But, scientists have made a breakthrough in the search for a COVID-19 vaccine. The NHS has been backed to immediately use the dexamethasone steroid as a treatment for coronavirus. The drug has been revealed to lower the risk of… Read More »

States are easing coronavirus restrictions and ‘it’s going to cost lives,’ researcher says

But pandemic experts say reopening the country is a “big mistake.” “You’re making a big mistake. It’s going to cost lives,” Dr. Irwin Redlener, a pediatrician and disaster preparedness specialist at Columbia University Medical Center, told CNN on Friday. Redlener and Joseph Fair, a senior fellow in pandemic policy at Texas A&M University, sent a… Read More »

Coronavirus: NHS workers’ lives at risk over PPE shortages, says BMA

Media playback is unsupported on your device NHS staff still do not have the protective equipment they need to treat coronavirus patients, medics have said. The British Medical Association (BMA) said doctors were putting their lives at risk by working without adequate protection. It comes as the health secretary said 19 NHS workers had died… Read More »

Do Optimists Lead Healthier Lives?

Some research has found that individuals that find the silver lining in situations or view the glass as half full tend to lead healthier lifestyles. While it can be difficult to always find the positive in everything, it definitely is achievable through mindfulness.  According to various studies in the U.S. and Europe, the thing that… Read More »

High fibre diets make for healthier lives

People who eat lots of high-fibre and whole grain foods have lower risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other chronic diseases than people whose diets are low in fibre, a study commissioned by the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. For every 8 gram increase in fibre eaten a day, total deaths and incidences of… Read More »