New research highlights blood clot dangers of COVID-19
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‘Understanding Obesity: From its Causes to impact on Life’

Obesity, defined as excessive fat accumulation that may impair health, has seen its prevalence increase to unprecedented levels globally, being projected to continue to rise. Obesity meets all accepted criteria of a medical disease, including a known etiology, recognized signs and symptoms, and a range of structural and functional changes that culminate in pathological consequences. […]

The illness that ended Irrfan Khan's life
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The illness that ended Irrfan Khan’s life

It’s a sad day for the industry today. Celebrated actor Irrfan Khan, best known for his work in both Bollywood and Hollywood films passed away after suffering from health complications. He was 53. The actor, who was recently admitted to Kokilaben Hospital, Mumbai was suffering from colon infection, following which he was kept under close […]

Britain's health service is part of its national psyche. It's also on life support
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Britain’s health service is part of its national psyche. It’s also on life support

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the cherished national institution known by its three-letter acronym even further to the center of British life. Chronically underfunded and stretched to its limits even during normal times, the health service has never been under so much pressure. It has also never received more praise, love and gratitude from the […]

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British PM says he owes life to health staff

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR — British PM Boris Johnson says he owes life to health staff — Some South […]

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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‘I owe them my life’: Boris Johnson thanks medical staff as he continues coronavirus recovery

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has thanked staff at a London hospital for taking care of him while he recovers from coronavirus. “I can’t thank them enough. I owe them my life,” Mr Johnson said in a brief statement issued late on Saturday. The 55-year-old conservative politician, who was hospitalised last Sunday running a high […]

Covid-19 UPDATE over a background of illustrated coronaviruses
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COVID-19 Update: ‘No Time to Back Off’; Life Goes On; Return to Frontlines

Note that some links may require registration or subscription. Saying that the latest statistical evidence provides “favorable signs,” NIAID director Anthony Fauci, MD, warned that “now is no time to back off” current preventive measures. (Reuters) On Thursday, the FDA authorized marketing of the Spectra Optia Apheresis System and Depuro D2000 Adsorption Cartridge, a device […]