President Joe Biden appealed for a renewed international commitment to tackling the virus, as he marked the devastating milestone of one million Covid deaths in the US. Researchers at Cincinnati University, Ohio, tracked 33 adults who had mild memory decline. Half were given blueberries every day for three months, and found they had significant improvements in memory. England will ditch Covid measures which saw the annual flu jab given free to those aged and secondary school children aged 11 to 15. Up to 4.7 million visits to hospital accident and emergency units in the past year may have been due to people being unable to see their GP, an official study suggests. NHS-funded in vitro fertilisation fell by 35 per cent across the UK in 2020 and is yet to return to pre-pandemic levels, a Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority report shows.
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The number of safety incidents logged by ambulance trusts in England has skyrocketed 77 per cent in the last year compared to before the pandemic, official figures show. Probe chairwoman Baroness Heather Hallett wrote to the PM outlining the key areas under scrutiny – including pandemic preparedness, lockdowns, testing, PPE and care homes. Dr Marty Makary told DailyMail.com that there is a massive disconnect between health leaders and regular citizens.
NHS Health Scotland today published a framework to evaluate ‘Rights, Respect and Recovery’ – Scotland’s strategy to improve health by preventing and reducing alcohol and drug… Analysis by the Health Foundation has revealed that life expectancy for women living in the poorest 10% of areas in England is lower than overall life expectancy in any OECD country, except for Mexico… Health Foundation response to the Royal College of Physicians survey highlighting the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on health.
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New results, from a University of Helsinki study, show canines can spot up to 97 per cent of cases and are 99 per cent accurate when confirming who is virus-free. This – along with two stents implanted to open up her arteries – are doing the trick, and Hina, now 50, has not had another heart attack. Samantha Amend ran the distance on a track in a time of 14 hours and 10 minutes. Berkshire Care Home provides support for 58 elderly people, some of whom have dementia.
‘Our hours are completely at odds with any sort of family life – so we continue haemorrhaging the GP workforce,’ she said. She argued a reduction in opening hours would not deny patients access to care but would make them safer as more GPs would want to stay in work rather than retiring for a better work-life balance. However, Dr L-J Evans urged her fellows to reject the motion, saying it would make a the situation worse. ‘Patients are really struggling to see their GPs, they’re not happy, there are just not enough GP appointments,’ she said. The family of one-year-old Winnie Impey, from Mapperley in Nottingham are hoping to raise £500,000 to get her pioneering cancer treatment in Singapore.