France cannot exclude re-imposition of COVID curfews as cases rise – minister

FILE PHOTO: People queue for tickets as Paris’ iconic Eiffel Tower reopens its doors to tourists since late October 2020, after the second national COVID-19 lockdown in Paris, France, July 16, 2021. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File PhotoPARIS (Reuters) – The re-imposition of curfew measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 cannot be excluded in France if infections continue to climb, junior European […]

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Digital health technologies hold key to new Parkinson’s treatments

The use of digital health technologies across health care and drug development has accelerated. A new paper titled “Digital Progression Biomarkers as Novel Endpoints in Clinical Trials: A Multistakeholder Perspective,” co-authored by experts across diverse disciplines, highlights how new remote monitoring technologies present a tremendous opportunity to advance digital medicine in health care even further, specifically in Parkinson’s disease. This […]

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Ovarian cancer symptoms: Four of the ‘most common’ signs of ovarian cancer

Broadcaster Sarah Green raises awareness for ovarian cancer We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Ovarian cancer is a serious condition and the early signs of it […]

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China should provide raw data on pandemic's origins – WHO's Tedros

FILE PHOTO: World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a bilateral meeting with Swiss Interior and Health Minister Alain Berset on the sidelines of the opening of the 74th World Health Assembly at the WHO headquarters, in Geneva, Switzerland May 24, 2021. Laurent Gillieron/Pool via REUTERSBERLIN (Reuters) – The head of the World Health Organisation said […]

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Australia's Victoria awaits lockdown call as COVID-19 cases ease

Slideshow ( 2 images )SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australia’s Victoria state reported a slight easing in locally acquired cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday as the state’s near seven million residents wait to see how long a hard lockdown to contain the latest outbreak will last. A five-day snap lockdown was imposed in Victoria last week, restricting people to their homes after a […]

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High blood pressure: Slash your risk of hypertension by 46 percent by bathing

High blood pressure: Doctor explains benefits of hibiscus tea We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Published in the American Journal of Hypertension, Dr Francesco Zaccardi determined […]

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Expert shares six indications that dry eye could lead to ‘concerning eye problems’

Eye health: Nutritionist reveals foods that protect your eyes We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info “Latest eye health research shows that almost three in five adults […]

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Philippines detects first local transmission of Delta variant

FILE PHOTO: Corazon Abaya receives her first dose of Sinovac Biotech’s CoronaVac vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during a house to house vaccination, in Manila, Philippines, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Lisa Marie David/File Photo/File PhotoMANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines has recorded the country’s first locally transmitted cases of the more infectious Delta coronavirus variant, the health ministry said on Friday, […]

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Fired Tennessee vaccine leader rebuts claims point-by-point

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Days after she was fired under pressure from Republican legislators, Tennessee’s former vaccinations director has issued a point-by-point rebuttal to a letter recommending her removal and to other claims by state officials about the program she ran that offers shots for children. The July 9 letter from the state’s chief medical officer said Michelle Fiscus should be […]

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