7-year-old boy’s organs give new life to 6 kids

Dongdong, 7, was killed in a car accident in east #China’s #Zhejiang Province. He was a talented child who excelled in art and music. On Sunday, his mother kissed him goodbye one last time. His family decided to donate his heart, kidneys, liver and corneas, which will give six children a new lease on life. … Read more 7-year-old boy’s organs give new life to 6 kids

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (27 July 2020)

Six months after the WHO declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today (27 Jul) said, “almost 16 million cases have now been reported to WHO, and more than 640,000 deaths. And the pandemic continues to accelerate.” Dr Tedros noted that in these past 6 weeks, “the total … Read more Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID – 19): WHO Update (27 July 2020)

Travel Restrictions Aren’t Effective in Stopping Covid-19, WHO Says

Six months after the WHO declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus today (27 Jul) said, “almost 16 million cases have now been reported to WHO, and more than 640,000 deaths. And the pandemic continues to accelerate.” Dr. Tedros noted that in these past 6 weeks, “the total … Read more Travel Restrictions Aren’t Effective in Stopping Covid-19, WHO Says

Tiananmen Vigil Organizers Taken To Hong Kong Court

The organizers of a vigil commemorating China’s bloody 1989 crackdown in Tiananmen Square appeared in a Hong Kong court on Monday on charges of inciting others to participate in an unlawful assembly. A total of 13 people were charged over the June 4 vigil, including Lee Cheuk-Yan, who chairs the Hong Kong Alliance in Support … Read more Tiananmen Vigil Organizers Taken To Hong Kong Court

Author Michael Rosen Says He Was Hours from Death with COVID-19 | Good Morning Britain

After being admitted to Intensive care with Covid-19, popular poet and broadcaster, Michael Rosen was told his chances of going home were 50/50. He said doctors warned “he might not wake up” before being placed in an induced coma for 47 days. He later found out his respiratory system, liver and kidneys were on the … Read more Author Michael Rosen Says He Was Hours from Death with COVID-19 | Good Morning Britain

‘Awful’ mass gatherings risk second wave of coronavirus, Home Secretary Priti Patel warns | ITV News

Home Secretary Priti Patel has warned the rise of mass gatherings witnessed in recent days was “unacceptable” and that it risked a second deadly spike of coronavirus. Ms Patel, in interviews with broadcasters, also confirmed reports that Leicester faced becoming the first area to have a local lockdown imposed following a surge in infections. Police … Read more ‘Awful’ mass gatherings risk second wave of coronavirus, Home Secretary Priti Patel warns | ITV News

BREAKING: Liverpool fans’ behaviour condemned by club and city authorities

The behaviour of some Liverpool fans celebrating the club’s first league title in 30 years has been condemned as “wholly unacceptable” by the club and city authorities. The reprimand came after what police described as a night of “significant disorder” when thousands of supporters gathered near the Pier Head to mark the Premier League triumph. … Read more BREAKING: Liverpool fans’ behaviour condemned by club and city authorities

Trump-Backed Drug Chloroquine No Better Than Normal Coronavirus Care, Study Finds

Hydroxychloroquine, a medicine for malaria that President Donald Trump has touted as a treatment for coronavirus, was no more effective than conventional care, a small study found. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #Hydroxychloroquine #Chloroquine Hydroxychloroquine, a medicine for malaria that President Donald Trump has touted as a treatment for coronavirus, was no more effective than conventional care, a small study … Read more Trump-Backed Drug Chloroquine No Better Than Normal Coronavirus Care, Study Finds

Coronavirus Survivor Describes His Experience | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Mark Stubbs was a superfit 28-year-old living life to the full – until he was struck down with the coronavirus and almost lost his life. Mark describes how although he was really healthy he felt like he had been struck by a bus, couldn’t sit up in bed and was … Read more Coronavirus Survivor Describes His Experience | Good Morning Britain

Emotional Cancer Survivor Reveals He Could Be ‘Walking Cancer Cure’ | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF It’s being described as the biggest cancer therapy breakthrough in decades. After surviving bowel, pancreatic, liver and skin cancer – Doctors discovered that 59-year-old James Hull was born with a unique set of blood cells that have the capability to recognise, attack, and kill cancer. And, as scientists investigate how … Read more Emotional Cancer Survivor Reveals He Could Be ‘Walking Cancer Cure’ | This Morning

Obstructive sleep apnoea & fatty liver disease | Dr Jonathan Hazlehurst

Dr Hazlehurst presents research on the nature of the connection between obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and fatty liver disease. Obstructive sleep apnoea (or apnea) is characterised by upper airway obstruction during sleep resulting in intermittent hypoxia. Obstructive sleep apnoea is well-known to be associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, but is also connected … Read more Obstructive sleep apnoea & fatty liver disease | Dr Jonathan Hazlehurst

Scar wars: Repairing the liver

Numerous chronic diseases cause scarring of the liver — a condition called fibrosis. Left unchecked, this scarring can lead to cirrhosis, in which the liver’s function deteriorates. It can also lead directly to liver failure and increase the risk of cancer in the organ. This scarring has long been considered irreversible, but advances in science … Read more Scar wars: Repairing the liver

Fighting fatty livers

Most of us know the liver as the organ that breaks down alcohol, but it’s actually non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) that has doctors and scientists worried: 1 in 4 people are now affected by this fatty-liver condition. Fatty livers are reversible with changes to diet and exercise. But without intervention, the condition may worsen, … Read more Fighting fatty livers

Australian Anti-Doping Agency Recognises Oskars Sarkans Ban

The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Agency has recognised the two-year sporting ban imposed on Oskars Sarkans by the International Natural Bodybuilding Association. The INBA is an organisation founded in South California by Denny Kakos and holds a number of competitions, including Natural Olympia and Natural Universe, to highlight the achievements of “natural” bodybuilders with a commitment … Read more Australian Anti-Doping Agency Recognises Oskars Sarkans Ban