CORONAVIRUS has streaked across the world over the last week, as the deadly disease has killed 24 people and infected hundreds more since it broke the species barrier in Wuhan, China. While the virus has caused alarm now, one expert believes it will struggle to survive in the...
Globally, there are more than 500 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and it is already dangerously spreading. Public Health England say there has been 14 people in the UK now being tested for the virus. Earlier, it emerged six people are being tested in hospitals in Scotland and...
Terry Gilliam, 79, dismissed reports of having had a stroke in an interview with the Guardian. A stroke is a life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. The star actually suffered a perforated medullary artery instead.Symptoms of a...
Robert Downey Jr experienced a long cycle of drug and alcohol abuse in the past. But with the help of his wife, his family, therapy, yoga, and the practice of Wing Chun kung fu, the star has now been able to make his sobriety stick.In December 2000, in...
Living an active life is vital for overall health and is the best way to build skeletal muscle. People are best able to improve their muscle mass by performing the right exercises and eating particular foods. Taking a supplement along with a healthy regime could help the goal...
How is bowel cancer diagnosed?A GP will be able to detect a lump in the abdomen with a rectal examination but tests are needed.These include either a flexible sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, barium enemas or a CT scan.A CT scan is an x-ray procedure, which as the advantage of not...
It came as more cities were locked down and Lunar New Year celebrations cancelled. The first 17 killed were 13 men and four women, all from central China’s Hubei province. The virus originated in its regional capital, Wuhan. Last night, it was suspected a new victim was the first from...
Has Coronavirus been confirmed in the UK?In the UK, an incident team has been set up to deal with the threat of the virus, with five people currently being tested for the virus.According to BBC Scotland, one of the patients is a Chinese student who is believed to...
There's currently no cure for Parkinson's disease but increasing evidence suggests certain factors may influence your risk of developing it.Research is increasingly drawing to link to environment factors, for example, and a new study published in the journal Environmental Health, has made an important contribution to this area.Researchers...
Arthritis is an umbrella term for a range of conditions that cause pain and inflammation in a joint.Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) are the two most common forms of arthritis, and, while they bear similar symptoms, they are distinguishable by their cause.RA is an autoimmune condition, meaning...