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Mental-health crisis from Covid pandemic was minimal

WebPeople's general mental health and anxiety symptoms hardly deteriorated at all during the pandemic, research suggests. Most people are resilient and made the best …

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Covid global health emergency is over, WHO says

WebThe World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that Covid-19 no longer represents a "global health emergency". The statement represents a major step towards …

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More people in early 20s out of work from ill health than early 40s

WebPeople in their early 20s are more likely to be not working due to ill health than those in their early 40s, a report has found. This is "radically different" from the past, the Resolution

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Covid: The devastating toll of the pandemic on children

WebIt has been tracking more than 3,000 young people over the last four years. Its latest findings, published in the autumn, found overall one in six children aged five to …

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Taurine may extend life and health, scientists find

WebGetty Images. Taurine - a nutrient found in meat, fish and sold as a supplement - extends life and boosts health in a range of animal species, scientists say. …

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Child obesity in pandemic could have lifelong effects, study says

WebTens of thousands of children who became overweight or obese during the pandemic could face "lifelong health consequences", researchers say. Obesity rates …

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What do we know about King Charles' cancer diagnosis

WebThat could include blood tests and X-rays or other scans. Sometimes they take a small tissue sample, called a biopsy, to run checks on in the lab. Occasionally, as …

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Are there health benefits to going vegan

WebThe vegan diet is generally considered to be higher in fibre and lower in cholesterol, protein, calcium and salt than an omnivorous diet – but there are still …

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How sewers are helping us to monitor disease outbreaks

WebBoosting health security of low-income nations. While wastewater surveillance is being used extensively in the US, Australia and also the UK, where an …

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King Charles: A timeline of his recent health treatment

WebKing Charles has been diagnosed with a form of cancer discovered during his recent treatment for an enlarged prostate. Buckingham Palace says the King, 75, …

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Why age matters when it comes to cancer

WebAccording to the US National Cancer Institute, the average age of cancer onset is 66, while more than half of all new UK cancer cases are in those aged 70 and …

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Gaza doctors: ‘We leave patients to scream for hours and hours’

WebDoctors across Gaza have described operating on patients without anaesthetic, turning people with chronic conditions away, and treating rotting wounds with limited medical …

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How pesticides impair our senses

WebPesticides are substances or chemicals used to repel, destroy and control pests, weeds or other organisms that affect plant growth. Although effective, pesticides …

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Mental health referrals rejected at North East and Cumbria trust

WebCAMHS referrals are rising across the North East and Cumbria. Half of the referrals to a trust's children's mental health services resulted in no treatment last year, according to …

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Health staff and civil servants offered 5% rise

WebHealth Minister Robin Swann said staff are the "backbone of health and social care services" Speaking to BBC News NI's Good Morning Ulster, Patrick Mulholland from …

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Tech start-ups are giving US healthcare services a slick makeover

WebAmazon acquired healthcare-clinic chain One Medical in February 2023 for $3.9bn (£3.07bn) (Credit: Getty Images) Virtual start-ups with the same principles are …

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Sarina Wiegman: England boss says women's health initiatives are …

WebSarina Wiegman has been a vocal supporter of player welfare. England manager Sarina Wiegman has welcomed the announcement of new female-specific …

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NI health: Robin Swann says damage limitation needed for …

WebRobin Swann has warned the health service is in a "very difficult and unparalleled situation" due to budget shortfalls and demands on the system. It comes …

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Norwegian Dawn: Mauritius says cruise ship can dock after cholera …

WebMauritius has given a Norwegian cruise ship the all clear to dock at the capital Port Louis after finding no evidence of cholera onboard. At least 15 people on the …

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Aaron Bushnell: US airman dies after setting himself on fire outside

WebA vigil was held on Monday for Aaron Bushnell outside the Israeli embassy in DC A US airman has died after setting himself on fire in front of the Israeli embassy in …

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Comber: Health centre and library evacuated in security alert

WebComber health centre and library have been evacuated as a precaution following the discovery of a suspicious object. The object was found on Monday morning in the …

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Was this the US’ first film town

WebFrom approximately 1909 to 1918, Fort Lee was the centre of the cinematic universe (Hollywood’s first film studio opened in 1911, but it took until the early ‘20s for …

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Durdle Door: Warning as large boulders tumble on to beach path

WebVisitors to a beach are being warned to "exercise extreme caution" after several large boulders fell from cliffs following heavy rainfall. Lulworth Estate, which owns the beach at …

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