Infectious diseases

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn review -  absurdist provocation in Covid-torn Romania

13 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

The mock trial of a teacher puts history on the stand in Radu Jude's peculiar revenge porn story - but what is it telling us? Radu Jude's new film, with its rambling and...
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STAT+: Ovid sells off its lead drug to double down on neuro research

15 minutes ago   |   STAT

Ovid Therapeutics, months removed from a crushing clinical trial disappointment, said Wednesday that it is trading its most promising drug for enough cash to fund its ambitions...
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‘Animal abuser, 34, sold sick puppies who died days later at new homes'

‘Animal abuser, 34, sold sick puppies who died days later at new homes'

23 minutes ago   |   Metro

Jian Karlos Ortiz Mendez, 34, has been charged with 11 counts of aggravated animal cruelty (Picture: Hernando County Sheriff's Office/Facebook) A 34-year-old man allegedly sold...
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Coronavirus UK news - Covid case numbers ‘better than anyone hoped' thanks to vaccines amid calls to end lockdown early

52 minutes ago   |   The Sun

CORONAVIRUS case numbers in the UK are “better than anybody was expecting”, it was revealed today. Yesterday, deaths dropped by 37 per cent in a week with 343 fatalities...
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Parliament launches inquiry into brain injury in sport

Parliament launches inquiry into brain injury in sport

1 hour ago   |   Planet Rugby

A parliamentary inquiry into the link between sport and long-term brain injury has been launched, with rugby union among those in the spotlight. MPs on the Digital, Culture...
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How elimination versus suppression became Covid's cold war | Laura Spinney

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Getting rid of the virus completely now seems an impossible project. But there are powerful arguments in its favour Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus...
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Statins side effects: Non-allergic rhinitis is a common complaint of the medication

Statins side effects: Non-allergic rhinitis is a common complaint of the medication

2 hours ago   |   Daily Express

STATINS are a life-saving tool, usually prescribed to those at risk of cardiovascular disease, or those who've already had a heart attack or stroke. Yet, there may be some side...
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Covid vaccine UK - Lockdown MUST be lifted early, Boris told, as one London borough records ZERO new coronavirus cases

2 hours ago   |   The Sun   |   2 articles

SCIENTISTS say fatalities could drop below the normal rate by Easter as Covid deaths plunge by 37 per cent. These promising predictions have come as experts have called for...
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STAT+: Apple Watch research plows ahead, revealing the device's health potential

2 hours ago   |   STAT

Apple has marketed its Watch for years as a tool to monitor and improve your health - and is working on a growing number of research projects to prove the device's medical...
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Frontline workers who have contracted long Covid deserve compensation

2 hours ago   |   The Independent

The pandemic has not affected society equally, some have been left with an occupational disease and need adequate care
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Liverpool among 4 Premier League clubs “particularly interested” in Erling...

Liverpool among 4 Premier League clubs “particularly interested” in Erling Haaland

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Piers Morgan admits his home is like ‘Fort Knox' following serious death threats

Piers Morgan admits his home is like ‘Fort Knox' following serious death threats

Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan has reported the vile death threats to police and has even spoken to Facebook about the matter Read more ...

BAFTA reveals EE Rising Star Award nominees

BAFTA reveals EE Rising Star Award nominees

BAFTA has announced the nominees for the 2021 EE Rising Star Award ahead of this year's BAFTA Film Awards ceremony, with One Night in Miami's Kingsley Ben-Adir and Saint Maud's... Read more ...

In Texas, big businesses including Target, Macy's, and Toyota are keeping...

In Texas, big businesses including Target, Macy's, and Toyota are keeping their mask mandates, despite the state lifting COVID-19 restrictions

Summary List Placement Major US companies in Texas said Tuesday their employees would continue to wear masks to protect themselves and others against COVID-19, despite the... Read more ...

Limits on contactless card payments will more than double to £100

Limits on contactless card payments will more than double to £100

The contactless card and phone payment limit will officially rise to £100 in the latest Budget after lifting from £30 to £45 last spring as popularity soared in lockdown Read more ...

Open source considered more secure than proprietary software

Open source considered more secure than proprietary software

The prevalence of open source software in businesses continues to rise. Read more ...

IBM's cloud momentum and hybrid cloud focus

IBM's cloud momentum and hybrid cloud focus

Agnieszka Bruyere, VP Public Cloud EMEA at IBM, discusses the reasons behind the company's cloud momentum and why it's betting on hybrid cloud. Read more ...

New Motorola smartwatches could sport the top Wear OS chipset

New Motorola smartwatches could sport the top Wear OS chipset

Images from the company's product presentation reveal more than meets the eye. Read more ...

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics card images may have leaked ahead of launch event

AMD Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics card images may have leaked ahead of launch event

With the AMD event only hours away, could this be what the Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics card will look like? Read more ...

Apple may have quietly discontinued some iMac 4K models

Apple may have quietly discontinued some iMac 4K models

Production has reportedly stopped on the 512GB, 1TB SSD iMac 4K models - could an update be on the horizon? Read more ...