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Diabetes patient
By Tony Williams On Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Diabetes Patients Hit By Glucose Monitor Shortage

The company behind a blood sugar monitor that has changed the lives of thousands of diabetics has been forced to apologise after supplies ran short. Pharmacies have been turning patients away as deliveries of healthcare More...

China Coronavirus
By Tony Williams On Monday, January 20th, 2020

China Coronavirus: Number Of Cases Jumps As Virus Spreads To New Cities

Chinese authorities have reported 139 new cases of a mysterious virus in two days, marking the first time that the infection has been confirmed in the country outside of Wuhan city. The new cases were identified More...

Trump Impeachment
By Tony Williams On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Trump Impeachment: President Pens Irate Letter To Pelosi On Eve Of Vote

President Donald Trump has lashed out over his impending impeachment in an irate letter to top Democrat Nancy Pelosi, accusing her of declaring “open war on American democracy”. “You have cheapened More...

Trump Threatens
By Tony Williams On Monday, December 16th, 2019

Trump Threatens Comey With ‘Years In Jail’ Over Fbi Russia Report

James Comey, the former director of the FBI who has become a prime nemesis of Donald Trump, admitted on Sunday to being responsible for “real sloppiness” over the handling of surveillance of a Trump campaign More...

Australia bushfires
By Tony Williams On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

Australia Bushfires: Sydney Gets Toughest Water Restrictions In A Decade

Sydney residents are facing the city’s toughest water restrictions in more than a decade amid a severe drought and deadly bushfires in eastern Australia. On Tuesday, level two restrictions were enacted in More...

Hong Kong protests
By Tony Williams On Thursday, November 28th, 2019

Hong Kong Protests: Trump Signs Human Rights And Democracy Act Into Law

US President Donald Trump has signed into law a bill that supports pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The Human Rights and Democracy Act mandates an annual review, to check if Hong Kong has enough autonomy More...

DR Congo plane crashes
By Tony Williams On Monday, November 25th, 2019

Dr Congo: Many Dead As Plane Crashes Into Homes

At least 27 people have died after a passenger plane crashed into houses in the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials say. The victims included nine people from the same family who More...

Bacterial Allies
By Tony Williams On Sunday, November 24th, 2019

Bacterial Allies Make Dengue Fever Cases Dive

Recruiting a bacterial ally that infects mosquitoes has led to huge reductions in cases of dengue fever, trials around the world show. Wolbachia bacteria make it harder for the insects to spread the virus, rather More...

Switch To Vaping
By Tony Williams On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Switch To Vaping ‘Helps Smokers’ Hearts’

Smokers can improve the health of their hearts within weeks of switching to e-cigarettes, the largest trial of its kind shows. The month-long study of 114 smokers suggests vaping has the potential to reduce heart More...

By Tony Williams On Monday, November 11th, 2019

Does Uk Lag Behind Other Rich Nations On Health And Care?

The UK has fewer doctors and nurses and poorer access to elderly long-term care than other rich nations, a study shows. The OECD review also warned that many Brits were living unhealthy lives with high rates of More...