Day: December 5, 2022

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New artificial intelligence can diagnose pneumonia by listening to someone cough

If it is rolled out widely, scientists say people will be able to diagnose themselves with the illness without going to the doctor

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Blood test can detect ‘toxic’ protein years before Alzheimer’s symptoms – study

Currently patients tend to receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s only after they show well-known signs of the disease.

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Family’s agony as daughter, 4, fights Strep A which has killed eight children

‘I’m at a loss with it all, I just want our family back,’ Camila Rose Burns’ father says

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Mysterious hair-like growth inside brain may be behind perception of time, study finds

Mice lacking brain cilia were deficient in recalling information about their location and orientation in space, scientists say

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Airport security liquids rule – what is changing?

Three years ago Boris Johnson promised all major UK airports would have advanced CT scanners at security checkpoints by 1 December 2022

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Airport security liquids rule – what is changing?

Three years ago Boris Johnson promised all major UK airports would have advanced CT scanners at security checkpoints by 1 December 2022

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Covid pandemic restrictions could be behind rise in Strep A infections, health chief says

Health authorities ‘concerned’ by spate of infections and deaths

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Children who have had chickenpox or flu ‘more vulnerable’ to Strep A, parents warned

At least seven pupils have died after contracting deadly bacterial infection in recent weeks

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Why 150,000 schoolchildren missed a cancer-preventing vaccine last year

The jab is offered to girls and boys aged 11 to 13 to prevent mouth, anal, cervical and penile tumours, but uptake plunged due to school closures during Covid

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Oil prices surge as cap on Russian crude comes into force

Russia is preparing response to price cap that will ‘destabilise world energy markets’, Kremlin says

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