How effective is the measles vaccine?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Scientists will soon follow centuries of progress started with Edward Jenner and the smallpox vaccine and work to create some potential exit from the throes of the […]

Food poisoning symptoms: How quickly does food poisoning set in?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. When you eat something infected with harmful bacteria, viruses or parasites, you get food poisoning. While it normally goes away within a week, food poisoning often means […]

Katya Jones health latest: Strictly dancer diagnosed with COVID but ‘feeling good’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Katya Jones, 31, is thought to have contracted coronavirus after buying lunch on her way to Strictly Come Dancing training. She trained alongside her dance partner, former […]

How many people live in the UK? How many doses of the covid vaccine do we need?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. President Vladimir Putin told G20 leaders today that Russia was ready to provide its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to other countries who need it. The nation is […]

COVID-19 vaccine volunteer: I became jab guinea pig after losing pal

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Steve Stecklow, 42, rallied to the Government’s call in July for people to participate in large-scale clinical trials. Steve became one of 10,000 Britons selected by US […]

Three of the best foods to avoid lower back pain and protect against backache

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Back pain is a common condition that affects most people at some point in their lifetime, according to the NHS. But you could be raising your risk […]

Smear test on period: Can you have a smear test on your period?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Smear tests hurt for a few seconds, and that’s why so many people tend to put them off. However, smear tests help to prevent cervical cancer and […]