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Expert reaction to unpublished preprint on loss of smell and taste as symptoms of COVID-19

2 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A preprint, posted on Medrxiv, reports on loss of smell and taste as symptoms of COVID-19. Prof Trish Greenhalgh, Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences, Nuffield Department...
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Expert reaction to review of evidence on public adherence to quarantine

14 hours ago   |   Science Media Centre

A review, published in the journal Public Health, reviews the evidence on public adherence to quarantine. Dr Tom Wingfield, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant...
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Psychological therapy and compensation for NHS Highland bullying victims, says report

Psychological therapy and compensation for NHS Highland bullying victims, says report

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal   |   2 articles

Bullied NHS Highland employees could get psychological therapy, counselling and trauma treatment as well as financial compensation of around £95,000 in the worst cases, it has...
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NHS Highland bullying victims could receive pay-outs of up to £95,000

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal   |   2 articles

Bullied NHS Highland employees could get psychological therapy, counselling and trauma treatment as well as financial compensation of around £95,000 in the worst cases. Details...
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Scottish coronavirus ‘peak' to come in April as country warned strict lockdown measures could last beyond 13 weeks

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal

Strict lockdown measures in place across Scotland to tackle the coronavirus pandemic could last even longer than three months if the situation worsens. The country's chief...
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Health committee looks at possibility of challenging Northern Ireland's new laws on abortion

Health committee looks at possibility of challenging Northern Ireland's new laws on abortion

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Stormont's health committee is looking into whether it is possible for the Assembly to challenge and review Northern Ireland's new abortion laws.
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The best smartwatches: from Apple to Huawei

The best smartwatches: from Apple to Huawei

4 days ago   |   The Spectator

In a connected world, it's no surprise that wearable devices have risen in popularity in recent years. Not only do they provide attractive features, designs and accurate...
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7 Protein Bars That Would Make For A Great Quarantine Snack For The Health-Conscious

5 days ago   |   Lovin Dubai

Who says being healthy is no fun?? Protein bars these days are much more of a treat than a nutrition bar. With its delish flavours that you can easily substitute to desserts...
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Cannabinoids for Acute Pain

6 days ago   |   Science-Based Medicine

A systematic review of cannabinoids for acute pain shows the evidence is preliminary, and not very encouraging.
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There is no trade-off between the economy and health | Jonathan Portes

6 days ago   |   The Guardian

Governments must do whatever it takes - and whatever it costs - in the interests of our health and our collective wealth • Jonathan Portes is a former senior civil servant •...
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Hollyoaks records a remote episode of Don't Filter Feelings podcast amid Coronavirus pandemic

Hollyoaks has recorded a remote episode of the Don't Filter Feelings podcast amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The podcast - which is hosted by presenter and journalist Lauren... Read more ...

The British Soap Awards have been cancelled amid ongoing coronavirus crisis

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Dad pays tribute to 'little angel' son who died of coronavirus aged 19

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Spike in anxiety and depression following UK lockdown announcement, study reveals

The number of people reporting significant levels of depression and anxiety spiked following the Prime Minister's lockdown announcement last week, a new study into mental... Read more ...

Over 100,000 sign a petition demanding TV networks stop airing Trump's live...

Over 100,000 sign a petition demanding TV networks stop airing Trump's live coronavirus briefings

Over 100,000 people have called on news organizations to stop airing un-edited live press briefings from the president about the novel coronavirus. The petition alleges that... Read more ...

Coronavirus warning - the strange feeling in your nose that could be a sign...

Coronavirus warning - the strange feeling in your nose that could be a sign of COVID-19

Coronavirus is a deadly infection that's killed more than 1,600 people in the UK - and it's continuing to spread. Common signs and symptoms of COVID-19 include a new cough and... Read more ...

Two choir members die of coronavirus after group met to sing despite pandemic

Two choir members die of coronavirus after group met to sing despite pandemic

Two members of the Skagit Valley Chorale died of the coronavirus and 45 are believed to have been infected by the virus after the group met on March 10. Two members of a choir... Read more ...

NHS Lanarkshire suspends home births during coronavirus pandemic

NHS Lanarkshire suspends home births during coronavirus pandemic

The health board are to restrict neonatal visiting too Read more ...