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Nurse who worked for NHS for 44 years dies after catching coronavirus

Nurse who worked for NHS for 44 years dies after catching coronavirus

2 hours ago   |   Metro

Alice Kit Tak Ong, also known as ‘Kit', ‘spent her life caring for others' said her family A ‘completely dedicated' nurse who worked for the NHS for 44 years has died after...
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Why sleeping in on the weekend won't work | Science News for Students

8 hours ago   |   Science News for Students

Why sleeping in on the weekend won't work | Science News for Students : Do you use the weekends to catch up on sleep? If so, you may want to rethink that. In young adults...
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Dr. Fauci says the coronavirus is 'shining a bright light' on 'unacceptable' health disparities for African Americans

Dr. Fauci says the coronavirus is 'shining a bright light' on 'unacceptable' health disparities for African Americans

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Dr. Anthony Fauci struck an emotional tone when discussing the disproportionate death toll facing African Americans from COVID-19 during Tuesday's White House Coronavirus Task...
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Does the ACE2 protein explain covid-19 risk for underlying conditions?

16 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Does a cell surface protein explain why the coronavirus is more likely to kill people with diabetes or heart disease? Researchers are trying to find out
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Type 2 diabetes symptoms: The sign in your breath that could signal the condition

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: The sign in your breath that could signal the condition

17 hours ago   |   Daily Express

TYPE 2 diabetes rarely produces outward signs in the beginning so many people will have it without knowing. When blood sugar levels are consistently too high, however, it can...
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NHS nurse says they are ‘so overwhelmed with deaths they can't cope'

NHS nurse says they are ‘so overwhelmed with deaths they can't cope'

19 hours ago   |   Metro   |   3 articles

Nurse Sally Goodright shared her horror at loading bodies into car park fridges A nurse on the coronavirus frontline has said NHS mortuary staff are ‘so overwhelmed with...
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STAT Plus: Lilly lowers most insulin costs to $35 a month in response to Covid-19

21 hours ago   |   STAT

In response to the financial hit many people are taking due to the coronavirus pandemic, Eli Lilly is lowering the cost for most of its insulin products to $35 a month for...
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Coronavirus-related layoffs hit health tech startups

21 hours ago   |   STAT

With the economy in freefall amid the coronavirus pandemic, some health tech startups have started to furlough and lay off workers. The cuts underscore that not even digital...
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Global health policy: can we manage the ever-increasing rise of diabetes?

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

More than 400 million people have diabetes. While the condition can be treated effectively in the west, in low-income countries there is a need to improve access to insulin...
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Coronavirus: what's race got to do with it?

Coronavirus: what's race got to do with it?

1 day ago   |   The Week

Description A passenger on the London Underground wears a mask during the coronavirus pandemic Credits Ming Yeung/Staff/Getty Images Alt Text London Underground A...
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Ex-Liverpool star John Arne Riise and daughter hospitalised after car crash

Ex-Liverpool star John Arne Riise and daughter hospitalised after car crash

Former Liverpool left-back John Arne Riise was on his way back to Alesund on Tuesday night with his 19-year-old daughter Ariana when he was forced to swerve off the road Read more ...

Susanna Reid fights back tears in emotional Good Morning Britain moment

Susanna Reid fights back tears in emotional Good Morning Britain moment

Susanna Reid was overcome with emotion as she watched a clip of a couple reuniting after battling coronavirus. Read more ...

Peter Kay's two year break - 'hiding in Ireland' and fundraising for sick kids

Peter Kay's two year break - 'hiding in Ireland' and fundraising for sick kids

Peter Kay retreated from the spotlight in December 2017 due to 'unforeseen family circumstances' but is now set to make a comeback for the BBC's Big Night In Read more ...

Coronavirus: Tui cancels beach holidays for five weeks due to pandemic

Coronavirus: Tui cancels beach holidays for five weeks due to pandemic

The UK's largest travel firm has cancelled its beach holidays for the next five weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

PDC and WST chairman Barry Hearn ‘up and well' after heart attack, confirms...

PDC and WST chairman Barry Hearn ‘up and well' after heart attack, confirms son Eddie

Barry Hearn is the chairman of the PDC and WST Barry Hearn, the legendary boxing promoter and chairman of the PDC and WST, suffered a heart attack on Sunday but is recovering... Read more ...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns rivals Manchester United will 'exploit'...

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns rivals Manchester United will 'exploit' coronavirus mayhem

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident Manchester United can 'exploit' the mayhem caused by coronavirus to secure their summer transfer targets with some clubs needing to offload... Read more ...

Eight Liverpool stars named in Paul Merson's Premier League team of the season

Eight Liverpool stars named in Paul Merson's Premier League team of the season

The former Arsenal star has picked his best XI from the current suspended campaign, with only three players not selected from the Premier League leaders Read more ...

Boxing legend Barry Hearn suffers heart attack and has operation as son...

Boxing legend Barry Hearn suffers heart attack and has operation as son Eddie reveals he is ‘in good spirits'

VETERAN boxing promoter Barry Hearn suffered a heart attack needing an operation but his son Eddie revealed his dad is “in good spirits”. The 71-year-old snooker and boxing... Read more ...

Jadon Sancho urged to snub £120m transfer to Man Utd or Real Madrid in...

Jadon Sancho urged to snub £120m transfer to Man Utd or Real Madrid in Dortmund twist

Jadon Sancho has been urged to hold off leaving Borussia Dortmund this summer despite talk of a £120m move. Read more ...

Liverpool star Sadio Mane would ‘understand' if Premier League season is...

Liverpool star Sadio Mane would ‘understand' if Premier League season is voided due to coronavirus crisis

Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane insists he'd ‘understand' if the Premier League season is scrapped Sadio Mane says he would ‘understand' if the Premier League season is voided... Read more ...