This weekend is set to be the NHS' worst surge in the number of people being admitted seriously ill since 1948, according to a medical expert. Oncologist and Chief Medical Officer for Rutherford Health, Professor Karol Sikora, spoke to Sky News about the likely timetable for the outbreak...
Hair loss is not usually a sign of a serious health condition but it can affect your mental health. To make matters worse, solutions can be hard to come by, which can leave you feeling dejected. Evidence suggests all hope is not lost, however.If you are experiencing androgenetic...
COVID-19 is an unpredictable enemy. Having snuck up on the world back in mid-December, it has outsmarted efforts to contain it ever since. Patient-reported symptoms are helping authorities to map onto its movements, while alerting the general public to the warning signs. Now a 23-year-old has aided the...
He said: "There are many examples of obsessions, but the most common ones include fear of contamination, fear of causing harm and fear of things not being in order."Fear of contamination may lead someone to become obsessed with hand hygiene, general cleanliness and avoiding situations which they might...
High blood pressure is a notorious silent killer. But if you already know you have the condition, what's the best way to lower your reading? A doctor reveals her insights into the condition.During this pandemic, some people may be feeling anxious or stressed.This could be due to a...
Meanwhile, the public has been advised to remain indoors by the UK government.The coronavirus has killed more than 7,000 people in the UK, and the number of deaths is continuing to rise.Common warning signs of COVID-19 include a high fever, and a new, continuous cough.If you think you,...
Vitamin D is produced when the skin is exposed to sunlight. What's the bony sign that you're deficient in the vitamin? And what harm can it cause?There are a few ways a person may become deficient in vitamin D over time.For example, one may not spend enough time...
Researchers have realised a terrifying animation showed just how a single cough can lead to widespread coronavirus infections across an entire supermarket. The animation, put together by scientists at Aalto University in Finland, showed how a coronavirus cough can form a cloud of deadly droplets across two supermarket...
The key to living longer could be to eat a healthy, balanced diet - including at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day - as well as regular exercise. But you could boost your life expectancy by adopting a low-fat weight loss diet, it's been claimed.You...
Should I wear sunscreen indoors too?Whether you are indoors or outdoors, if the UV index is more than two, you must wear sunscreen.Dr. Russo explained: "UVA penetrates clouds and glass, so you must wear sunscreen if the UV index is above two, even if you are staying indoors...