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BBC News

March 29th
Measures to target coronavirus may get tougher, Boris Johnson says in letter sent to every UK home.
March 29th
There are many unanswered questions about the new coronavirus, Covid-19.
March 29th
Palliative care experts urge people to have the "difficult conversations" before it's too late.
March 28th
NHS England's medical director says "every one of us has a part to play" to keep the death toll down.
March 28th
Key charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread and how it is being dealt with.
March 28th
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
March 28th
NHS England's medical director urges people to continue government advice to beat Covid-19.
March 28th
The government aims to reach 25,000 tests a day, with patients and NHS workers the top priority.
March 28th
UK deaths have reached 1,019, as the government ramps up testing for frontline hospital staff.
March 28th
Prepare for coronavirus like you would prepare for surgery, experts advise.
March 28th
Comparing the UK’s epidemic to other countries after Friday saw the biggest rise in deaths so far.
March 27th
The health secretary also has the virus, England's chief medical officer has symptoms, and the number of UK deaths jumps to 759.
March 27th
Hundreds of tests are to take place in England this weekend and be scaled up next week.
March 27th
The facilities in Manchester and Birmingham are in addition to one being built in London's Docklands.
March 27th
Everybody should be avoiding non-essential contact, and you should stay at home wherever possible.
March 27th
The family of Dr Habib Zaidi, 76, say he sacrificed his life for his job.
March 27th
Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said there would be increased antigen testing for frontline workers.
March 27th
Pictures show people across the UK stepping outside to pay tribute to the work of the NHS in the coronavirus crisis
March 27th
The UK thanks frontline coronavirus staff as firefighters agree to drive ambulances to help the NHS.
March 27th
Can I travel somewhere to exercise, are loss of taste and smell symptoms, and other questions answered.
March 27th
New rules on when health staff should wear masks and gloves are expected amid the Covid-19 crisis.
March 27th
If coronavirus can be transferred on to surfaces, safe food shopping presents challenges.
March 27th
The UK government is advising us to stay two metres apart - but what does that look like?
March 26th
The death toll has risen from 475 to 578, the Department of Health and Social Care confirms.
March 26th
A report on the global impact of Covid-19 finds the effects on developing countries will be greatest.
March 26th
Amazon and Microsoft are among those helping with a dashboard to model where ventilators should go.
March 26th
Thousands of dental staff are being redeployed to aid the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic.
March 26th
Scotland's chief medical officer defends the decision to test Prince Charles and Camilla for coronavirus.
March 26th
The engineering firm developed a new type of ventilator in response to calls on behalf of the NHS.
March 26th
Older people and those with pre-existing medical conditions are more vulnerable to the virus.
March 26th
A petition signed by 400,000 called on the government to thank NHS staff by axing the fees.
March 26th
Anxiety UK have experienced a big rise in callers since the Covid-19 outbreak.
March 26th
New emergency guidelines dictate how much treatment a patient should receive but did not take special needs into account
March 26th
In a South Korean ICU, nurses wearing heavy self-contained respiratory systems work two-hour shifts.
March 26th
The Prince of Wales, 71, has mild symptoms but "otherwise remains in good health," Clarence House says.

NHS News

January 31st
Health A-Z Symptoms, conditions, medicines, treatments and guides Find conditions and treatments Live well Articles, videos and tools from the NHS on more than 100 topics, including alcohol, diet, fitness, tiredness and weight loss, giving you and yo…
November 3rd
"Gut bacteria 'boost' cancer therapy," BBC News reports. The news comes from research into whether people with cancer might respond differently to cancer treatment depending on the bacteria in their gut. Researchers specifically looked at a type of canc…
November 2nd
"Tissue inflammation blood test points to dementia risk," is the headline in The Times. Researchers in the US say people who have higher measures of inflammation in middle age are likely to have less brain tissue in some parts of their brain in older age…
November 1st
"A drug commonly used to treat acid reflux is linked to a more than doubled risk of developing stomach cancer," reports The Guardian. Researchers wanted to investigate whether there's a link between medicines known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and st…
October 31st
A new study investigating the effects of a nutrient drink for Alzheimer's disease has led to very different headlines in the media. While BBC News tells us the "Alzheimer's nutrient drink falters in clinical trial", the Daily Mirror reports the drink "cou…
October 30th
"Marriage and having close friends may help protect against dementia, according to Loughborough University researchers," BBC News reports. The news comes from a study looking at the link between social relationships and the risk of developing dementia. …
October 27th
"Afternoon heart surgery has lower risk of complications, study suggests," says The Guardian. Researchers in France were interested in whether the time of day of the operation was carried out affected the rate of complications following a type of open he…
October 26th
"Up to 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems have to leave their jobs each year, a report says," writes BBC News. This was just one of the UK media outlets that published the findings of a report looking at the extent of mental ill health i…
October 25th
"Common blood thinning drugs halve the risk of dementia for patients who have an irregular heartbeat," reports the Mail Online. Researchers in Sweden used the country's health registry data to assess whether people with a condition called atrial fibrill…
October 25th
"Do you have one of the 180 breast cancer genes? One in five women has a variant that raises her risk of the condition by a third" is the rather inaccurate headline in the Mail Online. The story covers 2 new studies looking for genetic variations known a…

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