Russia’s virus cases rise by over 10,000 for third day

Russia cemented its place as the European country reporting the highest number of new coronavirus infections Tuesday as its total cases soared passed 155,000. Health officials reported 10,102 new infections over the last 24 hours, a decrease of 531 cases from Sunday’s record surge, bringing Russia’s total to 155,370. Russia has emerged as a new coronavirus hotspot as many European […]

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Colorado surpasses 10,000 confirmed coronavirus cases and records 449 deaths

At least 10,106 people have confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Colorado and 449 people have died after contracting the virus, according to data released Monday by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. About 1,880 patients have been hospitalized with COVID-19, the highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, and the state has recorded 113 outbreaks […]

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EVE SIMMONS: Alone this Christmas? Here are 10 things you can do

EVE SIMMONS: Alone this Christmas? Here are 10 things you can do over the festive period if you don’t want to be There is no need to be alone over the festive period – if you don’t want to be. Says Age UK’s Jill Mortimer: ‘Local newspapers, notice boards in shops and libraries, and council websites are full of information […]

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Pancreatic and bowel cancer soars by 10% across the world since 1990

Cases of pancreatic and bowel cancer have soared by 10% across the world since 1990, finds review of 195 countries as scientists blame obesity Experts say spiralling obesity and type 2 diabetes rates fuelling rise in cancers  Were 1.8million new cases of bowel cancer in 2017, up by 9.5 per cent since 1990 Pancreatic cancer struck 195,000 people in 1990, […]

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Death at 10 years similar with bilateral, single-artery CABG

(HealthDay)—There is no difference in the rate of death from any cause at 10 years for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) with bilateral or single internal-thoracic-artery grafting, according to a study published in the Jan. 31 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. David P. Taggart, M.D., from the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, England, and colleagues […]

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We are losing the ’10-year challenge’ against antibiotic resistance

The depressing ’10-year challenge’ against antibiotic resistance: Doctors share image to show germs no longer respond to the drugs that worked a decade ago Antibiotic resistance kills at least 23,000 Americans every year  The World Health Organization considers it a top public health threat  Since 2007, resistant infection rates have doubled in Europe As the ‘#10yearchallenge’ photo trend takes social […]

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