Diabetes: The food packed with ‘powerful antioxidants’ that lowers blood sugar by 35%

Diabetes: The food packed with ‘powerful antioxidants' that lowers blood sugar by 35%

Diabetes occurs in individuals whose bodies are unable to respond or produce insulin – the hormone that takes up blood sugar to convert into energy. The eventual outcome of this is high blood sugar levels, which can damage overall health if left unmanaged. Fortunately, some foods can help facilitate this process by significantly lowering blood … Read more

COVID-19: New AY.4.2 variant of Delta makes up 15% of UK cases – does that mean you’re more likely to catch COVID again? | UK News

A headache, sore throat and runny nose are now the most common symptoms of COVID-19, researchers say.

A new and more infectious version of the Delta variant now accounts for 15% of coronavirus cases in the UK, according to the latest government data. AY.4.2 is an evolutionary spin-off of the original Delta variant first found in India. The UK Health and Security Agency (UKHSA) designated it a ‘variant under investigation’ on 20 … Read more

Almost all Covid patients in intensive care are unvaccinated, doctors claim

Almost all Covid patients in intensive care are unvaccinated, doctors claim

Doctors say their patience is ‘wearing thin’ with the unvaccinated (Picture: Reuters/Getty/PA) The head of the Oxford jab programme says almost every Covid-19 patient in intensive care units (ICUs) has not been vaccinated. Professor Sir Andrew Pollard warned that those who have not had a jab are now virtually the only ones struggling to breathe … Read more

Assessment of the current SARS-CoV-2 epidemiological situation in the EU/EEA, projections for the end-of-year festive season and strategies for response, 17th update

Assessment of the current SARS-CoV-2 epidemiological situation in the EU/EEA, projections for the end-of-year festive season and strategies for response, 17th update

This Rapid Risk Assessment assesses the risk posed by the circulation of the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 between 1 December 2021 to 31 January 2022, based on modelling scenarios and projected levels of vaccination coverage. Updated forecasts developed for this risk assessment are informed by the latest evidence on SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence, COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness, and … Read more

Covid: London’s unvaccinated hotspots | Evening Standard

Covid: London’s unvaccinated hotspots | Evening Standard

T he London boroughs with the greatest number of adults who have yet to receive a Covid jab have been revealed. Newham has more than 130,000 residents aged 18 or older who have not had a first vaccination, followed by Brent, 125,000, Lambeth, 117,000, and Ealing, 111,000. The figures, from an Evening Standard analysis of … Read more