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Covid UK: Boris Johnson to hold 5pm press conference as concerns grow over Indian variant

Now 215 Brits have caught Indian variant: Cases of mutant strain have nearly TRIPLED in week – as scientists warn decision to put India on red list came ‘weeks to late’ with thousands of travellers making last-minute dash to beat Friday’s 4am deadline Data from Government’s official Covid variant tracking scheme show there’ve been 215 cases… Read More »

Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »

Best diet for woman over 50

Ewoldt says that as women age, they absorb fewer nutrients from their food. If there was cake or chocolate I would eat that, or I would sit and have a cup of tea and a block of chocolate. A healthy eating plan for women over 50 should incorporate certain foods to provide essential nutrients and… Read More »