Health & Wellbeing

Wednesday, 12 August 2020 02:36

Up to 750,000 unused coronavirus testing kits are being recalled due to safety concerns.The UK's medicines and healthcare products regulator (MHRA) asked Randox to recall the kits sent out to care...

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Sunday, 09 August 2020 03:19

  Mental health support, jobs and training among key recovery priorities for West Midlands Citizens’ Panel Residents from across the West Midlands have put forward their priorities and...

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Thursday, 06 August 2020 02:32

Now that summer has begun in earnest, research reveals why ditching your PJ’s before bed could be more beneficial than you think. In the summer months, the average household temperature in the...

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Friday, 31 July 2020 03:07

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned there are signs of a "second wave" of coronavirus in Europe, as he defended a 14-day quarantine on travellers from Spain. He said the government had to be...

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Wednesday, 29 July 2020 00:40

People in Wolverhampton who have been shielding during the coronavirus pandemic will shortly receive a ‘care pack’ which includes a reusable face covering and advice on how to adapt when the period...

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Tuesday, 28 July 2020 02:33

A unique type of blood testing equipment manufactured by a small company in West Wales is emerging as an important tool for understanding how Covid-19 affects the body and for choosing the best...

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Sunday, 26 July 2020 01:56

A network of coronavirus-testing walk-in centres is to be set up across England in an attempt to persuade more people to come forward for testing. Several hundred walk-in units will be up and...

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Friday, 24 July 2020 03:39

The UK will be living with coronavirus for many years to come and even a vaccine is unlikely to eliminate it for good, experts are warning. Wellcome Trust director Prof Sir Jeremy Farrar told the...

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Friday, 24 July 2020 03:35

  Around 15,955 fewer vital heart ultrasounds in the West Midlands during lockdown According to the British Heart Foundation...

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Friday, 24 July 2020 03:33

Housework in India usually involves a lot of heavy lifting. Unlike in the West, few Indian homes are equipped with dishwashers, vacuum cleaners or washing machines. So, dishes have to be...

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Monday, 20 July 2020 00:29

  NHS staff use free shuttle bus 10,000 times to get to work during Covid outbreak The free shuttle bus service set up to ferry NHS staff in the West Midlands to hospital during the...

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Sunday, 19 July 2020 00:45

Millions of people around the world could be exposed to dangerous levels of heat stress - a dangerous condition which can cause organs to shut down. Many live in developing countries, and do jobs...

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Sunday, 19 July 2020 00:43

The pandemic has led to a sharp fall in the number of children around the world being vaccinated, the UN says. The decline in immunisation against diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough over the...

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Friday, 17 July 2020 02:17

  New Covid-19 measures brought in toBlackburn with Darwen New measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Blackburn with Darwen have been introduced after a spike in cases. For the next...

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Wednesday, 15 July 2020 05:17

On the 8th July, Tropical Sun welcomed Angel Foundation UK JA to its London headquarters to celebrate the very real contribution that the foundation has been making towards the Healthcare and...

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Wednesday, 15 July 2020 05:07

A fast-track health and care visa has been unveiled as part of the UK's plans for a points-based immigration system when freedom of movement with the EU ends in January. Home Secretary Priti Patel...