Latest research delineates the effectiveness of ‘quitlines’ for smoking cessation

While cigarette smoking continues to be the leading cause of preventable disease, disability and death in the U.S., the evidence base for cessation support has revealed that telephone call centers, or ‘quitlines,’ have been a particularly successful intervention, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which recently published a compilation of scientific research in the American Journal […]

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Covid vaccine update: Dr Chris on the side effects to expect from second jab – ‘fleeting’

Jonathan Van-Tam warns coronavirus battle 'not yet won' When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. The UK’s vaccination effort is operating at breakneck […]

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James Acaster health: Comedian recalls his past anxiety battle – symptoms

Babylon Health: Tips for coping with anxiety and mental health James Acaster seemingly pops up everywhere on the comedy circuit at the moment. He routinely appears on hit panel shows, including Mock the Week, Taskmaster, 8 out of 10 Cats, and Would I Lie to You?. He also won the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award for Most Outstanding Show in […]

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Robbie Williams health: ‘Close to death’ The abnormalities found on the singer’s brain

Dr Hilary Jones warns of 'brain fog' coronavirus symptom Robbie claimed he has come close to death “so many times” and compared his rollercoaster health woes to George Michael who sadly passed away on Christmas Day four years ago. Robbie admitted: “Fortunately and unfortunately, left to my own devices, I’m inclined to sabotage everything. “I’ve got a disease that wants […]

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Covid vaccine: Dr Hilary shares Oxford vaccine side effects – ‘headache and fatigue’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Oxford coronavirus vaccine is the latest hopeful candidate in the race to inoculate the globe against COVID-19. Results from phase two trials show that the vaccine triggers a strong immune response. Crucially, the effect is observed […]

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Coronavirus vaccine update: It could be rolled out by March says WHO senior adviser

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. A breakthrough vaccine has today ignited hopes of a way out of the current pandemic engulfing in the world. The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found to be 90 percent effective in […]

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A COVID-19 vaccine may come without a needle, the latest vaccine to protect without jabbing

Vaccines are traditionally administered with a needle, but this isn’t the only way. For example, certain vaccines can be delivered orally, as a drop on the tongue, or via a jet-like device. Vaccines that appear particularly suitable to needle-free technology are DNA-based ones, including a COVID-19 vaccine being developed in Australia. Needle-free vaccines are attractive as they cause less pain […]

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Coronavirus symptoms update: Five unusual warning signs

Britain is at a “tipping point” in its battle with COVID-19, according to health secretary Matt Hancock. This comes as England’s chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty has warned the rate of COVID-19 infections in the UK is “heading in the wrong direction”. With the prospect of a second national lockdown becoming more likely with every passing day, it is […]

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