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The Coronavirus Cruise Ship Quarantine Gave The Virus An Efficient Way To Spread
Bad ventilation and a botched quarantine on the Diamond Princess likely caused hundreds of illnesses and two deaths in the largest outbreak outside China.
The Most Popular YouTube Videos About The Coronavirus Are Being Made In India - And They’re Full Of Hoaxes
“There is a general sense of fear, so people look out for information - and YouTube becomes one of the places to look for it.”
Facts about the novel coronavirus
Facts about novel coronavirus: Prevention and control, Treatment. Facts about the novel coronavirus: Transmission - useful info graphic
Sorry, meat lovers: new research confirms health risks, contradicting optimistic 2019 report
New study examined whether meat eaters are more likely to get sick and die, whereas previous one reviewed existing research for evidence of meat-eating’s risks. A significant relationship exists between illness and death and people’s die...
Revealed: how drugs giants can access your health records
Experts say information sold on by Department of Health and Social Care can be traced back to individual medical records
Something's Not Right Here Folks
Mario Cavolo, Shenyang
A Look at USA 2009 H1N1 Virus Compared to China 2020 Corona Virus
Hong Kong researchers unveil device that can detect coronavirus infections quicker than ever
Scientists say the testing kit is cost-effective and portable, and has already been put to use in mainland China. Now they are working on getting the device onto the Hong Kong market
Newborn among 24,500 coronavirus cases as death toll nears 500
News comes as Hong Kong says it will quarantine all people coming from mainland China
The Trump Administration Just Declared Coronavirus A Public Health Emergency In The US
"We still have a low risk to the American public. But we want to keep it at a low risk," said NIAID director Anthony Fauci.
The hottest beauty secret to perfect skin? It’s collagen, said to make you glow, your hair shiny and your nails strong
The human body makes collagen naturally but, from about the mid-20s onwards, production of it begins to slow down. Beauty brands are cashing in on the collagen hype, with supplements that claim to replenish our collagen levels
10 things about heart attacks that could mean difference between life and death
Greater awareness of world’s biggest killer can help chances of survival, says Dr Henry Fok, cardiologist at Hong Kong Adventist Hospital – Stubbs Road. Private hospital in Happy Valley has created Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic, open 24...
Do Liquid Diets And Cleanses Actually Help You Lose Weight?
Thinking about going on a liquid diet or cleanse for weight loss? Here's what the experts think.
Social media hosted a lot of fake health news this year. Here's what went most viral.
The most viral health misinformation in 2019 was on the topics of cancer, unproven cures and vaccines, according to NBC's review.
Facebook content moderators sue over psychological trauma
In the summer of 2017, Chris Gray walked into Facebook’s Dublin office for his first day of work as a content moderator.
Do adults need to drink cow's milk? Probably not, experts say
Milk isn't necessary in an adult's diet, experts say. But the jury's still out on whether nut- and plant-based beverages are better than cow's milk.
Why It's Important to Treat Dry Eyes
Untreated dry eyes can damage your cornea. In severe cases, this damage can lead to permanent vision loss and even blindness.
Young people 'panicky' when denied mobile phones
Almost a quarter of young people are so dependent on their smartphones that it becomes like an addiction, suggests research by psychiatrists.
Old age: Why 70 may be the new 65
Experts say health and life expectancy gains mean it is time to rethink how we measure and define being elderly.
Some European doctors think Chinese medicine should come with a health warning
Herbs to increase breast milk supply and heal the spleen. Traditional remedies which promise to cure insomnia and acne. Secret cancer treatments that have been ignored or suppressed by Western medicine.
Social media use may harm teens' mental health by disrupting positive activities, study says
Social media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.
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