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New heart valve could transform open heart surgery for millions of patients globally

A new polymeric heart valve with a life span potentially longer than current artificial valves that would also prevent the need for the millions of patients with diseased heart valves to require life-long blood thinning tablets has been developed by scientists at the universities of Bristol and Cambridge. The team’s latest in-vitro results, published in… Read More »

Could CBD help you drink less alcohol?

We’re drinking more alcohol than ever, despite social restrictions. But the new soberista crowd are now looking to CBD to take the edge off their nerves with no hangovers In a surprise to precisely no one, Brits are drinking more in lock down. Pubs and bars may be closed across the country, but that hasn’t… Read More »

Can’t lose belly fat? This trainer says your hormones could be to blame

Trying hard to lose belly fat but can’t? Trainer Terry Fairclough explains how hormones and an hormonal imbalance could be the reason for stubborn fat around the middle  You’re doing everything right – eating less sugar, exercising frequently and saying no to wine o’clock. Yet, although most of your body is shaping up thanks to… Read More »

Coronavirus: Schools and workplaces could see ‘local lockdowns’

Local lockdowns could see schools and workplaces targeted in areas of England that have “flare-ups” of coronavirus, the communities secretary has said. Robert Jenrick said restrictions could be introduced at “a micro level” to control the virus in particular communities. The measures will be part of the test and trace system, which will be ready… Read More »

Heart attack symptoms: The sign on your eyelids that could signal you are at risk

The research highlights that people with these marks should have their cardiovascular risk assessed, taking into account other risk factors, such as age, BMI, smoking, diabetes, family history of heart attack or stroke and raised blood pressure, says the health body “Together, this knowledge will allow doctors to assess a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease,… Read More »