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Grant Shapps will FINALLY unveil ‘safe’ countries for holidays TODAY

Government FINALLY unveils list of more than 60 quarantine-free countries – including Greece but excluding Portugal – amid fears plans for mass screening at airports will cause ‘log jams’ The government has finally announced a list of countries eligible for air bridge status after a week’s delay From July 10, people travelling between the countries… Read More »

Medical News Today: Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy

Experiments in rhesus macaques show that changing the mode of administration of an existing vaccine yields “amazing” results in the fight against tuberculosis (TB). Share on PinterestDelivering the TB vaccine intravenously rather than intradermally may prove significantly more effective. Globally, TB is one of the top 10 causes of death and the leading cause of… Read More »

Medical News Today: Do pink Himalayan salt lamps provide any health benefits?

Due to their alleged health benefits, products containing pink Himalayan salt have become very popular in recent years. They also appeal to those wanting to take a more natural approach to their lifestyle. However, there is little to no evidence to support these health claims. This article will focus on pink Himalayan salt lamps and… Read More »

Medical News Today: What to know about synovial (joint) fluid analysis

Doctors use synovial fluid analysis, or synovial joint analysis, to help diagnose the cause of joint pain and to rule out infection. Common causes of joint pain include rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarthritis, and gout. The test can also help rule out some serious conditions that may require immediate treatment. Many joints contain small amounts of… Read More »

Medical News Today: Using Facebook to predict depression

New research uses over half a million Facebook status updates to predict depression diagnoses in people at risk. Your Facebook posts may predict whether you will develop depression. Depression is one of the most widespread mental health problems in the United States, with over 16 million adults having experienced at least one major depressive episode… Read More »

Resistance stretching to lengthen muscles – new video series starts today

Feeling stiff from exercise or want to improve your posture? Our new five part series in Resistance Stretching, exercise therapist Lucia Farina from London fitness studio FRAME demonstrates a series of moves to relax and release  Learning how to stretch properly is important to reduce your risk of injury, quicken muscle recovery, improve flexibility and posture. This week… Read More »

Medical News Today: What to know about constipation after surgery

Surgical procedures are stressful on the body. As a result, they can cause unexpected side effects, including constipation. Constipation does not affect everyone who has surgery, but it is a relatively common side effect of pain medications, anesthesia, and a lack of mobility. Depending on which body part or parts the surgery involved, straining to… Read More »