The US population is set to continue to increase as life expectancies grow longer, but after 2062, declining birth rates will drive the population down by 2100, University of Washington scientist...
A Johns Hopkins University study urges universal coronavirus testing in long-term care homes after 55% of 354 patients had no symptoms at the time the tested positive for the virus.
Regulators expanded the number of potentially toxic hand sanitizers contaminated with methanol to 59 products made by 13 companies after cautioning against nine products last month.
Department of Health chiefs have yet to confirm the final daily figure, which is often much higher because it takes into account lab-confirmed fatalities in all settings.
The Royal College of GPs claimed UK medics have left in limbo without clear guidance about how they should get ready for a second influx of coronavirus patients.
The report by Public Health England and the University of Cambridge also estimates that around 3,300 people are catching the coronavirus in England every day.
Researchers from universities in Stirling, Swansea and Cairo found that people showed markedly improved fitness after just six weeks of working out twice a week.
UK health bosses have bought 23 of the EpiShuttle devices, intended for transporting infectious patients in ambulances, in total since the outbreak hit Britain in February.
While social distancing means it's currently barred, new research has revealed that a limp handshake or a weak grip could be an early warning sign of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Researchers at University College London found today's 40-and 50-somethings were much more likely to be overweight, diabetic or have heart disease.
Researchers led by Dr Gabriela Gomes of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine suggested that immunity among the people most likely to spread the virus would protect others.
Prostate cancer has been convincingly linked to the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) for the first time.
Data reportedly sent to doctors in the NHS found that death rates across England varied wildly, which experts said was down to the populations served by individual hospital trusts.
In an eye-opening account that proves Covid-19 is not just an illness that goes quietly, Talya Varga, 27, from London, revealed it constantly feels like there is a 'slab of concrete on my chest'.
There has long been debate about supplements - whether they can boost your health by 'supplementing' the nutrients you get from food or whether they are merely expensive placebos.
The charity Target Ovarian Cancer has published a report calling for treatment for the disease, which is often diagnosed in its later stages, to be restarted as soon as possible to save valuable ...
As young people are coming to represent a larger and larger proportion of coronavirus infections, UC San Francisco researchers found high rates of medical and behavioral risks.
Since 2011, Good Health has been telling the stories of women whose lives had been devastated by problems with the plastic tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) inserted to treat incontinence and prola...
In tonight's episode of C4's Paramedics: Britain's lifesavers, cameras follow Ollie, 18, from the West Midlands, as he tries to squeeze five weeks of 111 call handler training into just a fortnig...
TV presenter and Strictly winner Ore Oduba, 34, reveals he has a phobia of birds and their 'beady eyes' and said he wouldn't want to live forever as 'life is about making the most of it and livin...
DR MARTIN SCURR: There will be millions of people, like my nonagenarian neighbour, need medical assessment provided in person. DR CLARE GERADA: It gives the GP more time.
Vicky Jacobs, 48, created a multimedia campaign to raise awareness of the disease that was to take her life, ovarian cancer. The campaign features Kate Winslet who lost her mother Sally to the ca...
When the village of Whaley Bridge's dam in Derbyshire was nearing breaking point in August 2019's floods, pharmacist Raj Modi refused to leave until people had their prescriptions.
Florida reported more than 12,000 new cases on Monday - more than all of Europe combined. With 278,667 cases, the state is now exceeded by only eight countries for the most COVID-19 cases.
An eye implant measuring just 0.2mm by 1mm could revolutionise the treatment of glaucoma, a condition that affects 500,000 Britons and is a leading cause of blindness.
Some evidence suggests the triple MMR jab, given to millions of British children since its introduction in the UK in 1988, could be a powerful weapon in the battle against coronavirus.
Police say three vegetable pickers, one who tested positive for Covid-19, have fled after 75 people working for A S Green And Co in Mathon, Herefordshire, tested positive for coronavirus.
Southmead Hospital in Bristol transferred a total of 233 patients into care homes in March and April without checking they did not have the coronavirus at the time.
Matt Hancock said the Government had procured enough jabs to vaccinate a record-breaking number of Britons on the NHS this winter. A flu outbreak and rising Covid cases would cripple the NHS.
Department of Health chiefs say the final tally, which includes laboratory-confirmed fatalities in all settings across the UK, now stands at 44,830.
Scientists at the University of Melbourne found that a type of immunity produced through antibodies was only 'modest' in a study on 41 people, and said a vaccine is needed to protect people in fu...
The US recorded it's most-ever coronavirus cases at 63,000 and it's second-highest ever fatalities at 990 deaths. Florida also reported it's most ever deaths.
Darren Wilkinson, 51, of Sheffield, was found to have a tumour the size of a fist in his jaw when he finally went for a check-up after 27 years.
The braces being offered are known as aligners - removable moulds that fit over the teeth to gently move them into new positions, and highly effective when used under dentist's supervision .
Researchers working for the British Heart Foundation studied scans from more than 1,200 Covid-19 patients worldwide and found 55 per cent showed new abnormalities.
The treatment, being developed by Cambridge-based pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, works by recreating the body's natural disease-fighting substances in a lab and injecting them.
King's College London scientists looked at the immune response of more than 90 patients and healthcare workers. The study suggests a vaccine for coronavirus may have to be reformulated yearly.
Matt Hancock revealed how flare-ups in schools, businesses and pubs across the country are consistently being handled with 'local actions', just nine days after many businesses reopened.
Barney Calman, pictured with former Olympic triple jumper Michelle Robinson ahead of testing the theory that carbohydrate in food broken down into single sugar molecules have the same impact on b...
The new surgical technique requires fewer staff and Instead of being put to sleep, the patient has an injection containing a local anaesthetic and adrenaline.
The government is allegedly considering following Scotland's lead by making wearing face masks mandatory in shops after Boris Johnson was seen wearing one in Uxbridge.
DR ELLIE CANNON this week tells a worried reader that our understanding of cholesterol has changed dramatically over the past 20 years so that is why advice is changing.
Chronic wounds - ulcers and cuts, usually on the legs and feet, that fail to heal - cost the NHS £5 billion every year, but Zoom consultations are helping GPs manage the problem.
A study found that face coverings reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission by a third, though some people on the internet fear using protection will cause them brain damage.
Papers published today from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies show behavioural experts have warned trying to bring back lockdowns 'might evoke various responses'.
A new report from the CDC found that ER visits for sports-related traumatic brain injuries in children under age 17 dropped by 32% from 2012 to 2018 after rising over the last decade.
DR MAX PEMBERTON: I am increasingly worried that during lockdown - confined to the home with no structure and isolated from friends and family - many more will have fallen victim to online gambli...
Number 10's expert advisory panel SAGE revealed the reproduction rate - the average number of people each Covid-19 patient infects - is still between 0.7 and 0.9 as a whole for the UK.
More than 32,000 cases of the 'unknown pneumonia' have been reported in Kazakhstan from June 29 to July 5, along with 451 deaths compared to 53,021 coronavirus cases and 296 deaths.
In the largest study of its kind, doctors at several key hospitals in the UK detailed the course of the mystery inflammatory illness. All children, with an average age of 11, had presented with a...
Early data from the Office for National Statistics today confirmed at least sixteen homeless people, mostly men, had died with coronavirus. Homeless charity Crisis said each was 'a tragedy'.
Now the daily deaths have fizzled out, there is the promise of care home closures 'coming to an end very soon' the Health Secretary said.
Experts yesterday savaged Chancellor Rishi Sunak's 'Eat Out' scheme, branding it a 'green light for junk food' for allowing up to £10-a-head discounts for Brits eating out in August.
Southampton has endured the biggest week-on-week rise in its infection rate and the London boroughs of Bromley and Islington have also seen their numbers of cases increase recently.
In a new study from Johns Hopkins University, researchers found the coronavirus fatality rate to 39 deaths per 100 000 prisoners, which is three times higher than that of the American population.
A new study from the University of Arizona found that N99 masks, which filter out 99% of particles, lowered the risk by 99% in 30-second settings and by 94% in 20-minute scenarios,
The US set a record-high 62,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, breaking the previous single-day record of 60,000 set on Tuesday.
Masks prevent both forms of coronavirus transmission, either through respiratory droplets or aerosol particles, and decrease the risk of being infected by 65%, researchers say.
NHS England today posted 22 deaths in hospitals across the country. Two Covid-19 fatalities were recorded in all settings in Wales, none in Scotland and none again in Northern Ireland.
The Office for National Statistics published its lowest estimates so far for the number of coronavirus cases circulating in the general population in England, with just 14,000 people infected.
The trial of asymptomatic testing for high-risk professions will begin from tomorrow, in partnership with four local authorities in Bradford, Brent, Newham and Oldham.
Doctors at St Thomas' Hospital in London said the delirious man, 41, became 'highly aroused' and acted inappropriately towards nurses while also attempting to perform religious ceremonies.
Tulsa health director Dr. Bruce Dart, inset, says you can 'connect the dots' between the president's June 20 campaign rally in Tulsa and a surge in coronavirus cases.
Thousands of women who have suffered life-changing injuries as a result of vaginal-mesh operations are set to be vindicated by a landmark inquiry.
Data showed a clear trend between less intense flu seasons and high coronavirus death rates, with Belgium and England escaping intense flu outbreaks but being battered by Covid-19.
Dr Yochai Re'em, a third-year psychiatry resident at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, has been experiencing coronavirus symptoms such abdominal pain, nausea and leg discomfort since March.
Ministers were last night finalising which sectors will get the go-ahead to restart, but Whitehall sources said health officials were satisfied that indoor gyms were safe to reopen.
DailyMail.com spoke to experts who explained how a reopenings, the rise in young people getting coronavirus and changes in testing criteria in the US may be delaying a death spike, and why it may...
David Heymann, a top expert on infectious diseases, said in London today that more research is needed to test if the virus can stay alive in a plane's air circulation system.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) responded to hundreds of complaints from staff and families of care home residents and one Government official said the homes 'are no angels'.
Government figures show the rolling average of deaths now stands at 87 - 26 per cent lower than the figure of 118 registered last Wednesday, which was higher than the same day the week before.
Stanford University, California, analysed smartwatch data from Covid-19 cases. Changes in heart rate, number of steps and sleep was evident in 80% of those diagnosed.
Scientists said they were concerned that the JBC would end up being even less transparent than SAGE is, giving the public no insight into the science behind the Government's decisions.
A new study found from Cedar-Sinai in Los Angeles found those who took PPIs once daily had a 2.15 times greater risk of contracting COVID-19 compared to those not taking the medication.
In a blazing row in the House of Commons, the Prime Minister told Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer to 'take his latest bandwagon and park it free somewhere else'.
Wondering where to buy a face mask or face covering in the UK? Wearing face coverings in shops will also be mandatory from July 10 in Scotland.
The Hillingdon Hospital in Uxbridge began to divert ambulances last night, sending patients to other NHS hospitals in London. But walk in casualty patients are still being treated, it was reporte...
Environmental experts said the emergence of SARS-Cov-2 in China in December 2019, a virus thought to have originated in wild bats, wasn't a surprise to them given the way people treat animals.
New research published this month by King's College London, found that nearly two-thirds of people in the UK have been sleeping badly since lockdown began.
The Health Secretary issued an apology 'on behalf of the NHS and the entire health service' after a damning report into the three avoidable health scandals was published.
Eric Toner, a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, said in an interview on Monday that he believes Americans will be wearing masks for 'several years'.
Dr. Sassan Rafi says that COVID-19 patients diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis after weeks on a ventilator face a shocking morbidity rate.
In a new study from Yale School of Public Health, researchers found that least one-third of all asymptomatic cases have to be identified and isolated for the outbreak to be brought under control.
Even as states tempered their Fourth of July celebrations, record-setting rolling seven day average case increases were hit in 14 states, with Florida and Texas among the hardest hit.
A new CDC report found that five times as many Hispanic employees were infected with the novel coronavirus as black workers and eight times more than Asian employees.
In the House of Commons in London today, Mr Hancock said he would also consider creating badges for people to wear if they had a condition which meant they don't have to wear a mask.
South West England fared well during the first bout of Covid-19. But now scientists fear the rural region is likely to be the first to endure the inevitable effects of the lockdown being eased.
The idea comes from a recent study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which looked at the habits of the Hadza tribe who live in Tanzania, East Africa.
Dr Asish Jha, director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, said on TODAY that wearing mask will not only curb rising infections but will also prevent hospitals from becoming overwhelmed.
At least 60% of people need to have contracted coronavirus for it to not be able to spread throughout a community, but a new study has found that only 5% of people in Spain have antibodies.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson provoked an angry dispute last night after he accused care homes of failing to look after their residents properly during the coronavirus pandemic.
JULIE COOK: The pain radiating from my abdomen was worse than childbirth. It began on Christmas Eve. I was at home with our children while my husband - a musician - was at work.
JENNY KLEEMAN: The more we understand reproductive medicine, the more likely it is that full ectogenesis will become possible one day.
DR MARTIN SCURR: Osteoarthritis begins with inflammation, and leads to the gradual loss of cushioning cartilage from the end of the bones that comprise the joint.
As many as 2,985 people in England died from antibiotic-resistant infections in 2018; and 60,788 patients were infected - a rise of nearly ten per cent over the previous year.
The garment is worn round the clock to measure changes in temperature and identify sweating caused by the hot flushes many menopausal women suffer.
Can a supplement or gadget stop you feeling tired? Dr Najia Shaikh, an NHS GP based in London and at the One Skin Clinic in Harley Street, assessed products that claim to help to do just that.
Never has there been a time when this campaign is so important. Over the next four weeks, we're asking you to nominate NHS workers who've gone out of their way to care.
About 200 of 1,200 clinical trials looked at anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a potential treatment for coronavirus, but fewer than 25 studies examined dexamethasone or remdesivir.
A new study from the CDC found that between February 2020 and March 2020, prescriptions for the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine increase by 86.2% from 367, 346 to 683,999.
Scientists have found that a stricter bedtime may reduce the risk of teenagers getting asthma. The University of Alberta also discovered that using smartphones late at night may make this worse.
The new implant, called Magseed, acts as a marker, allowing surgeons to flag and remove only cancerous nodes, sparing the healthy ones.
DR ELLIE CANNON: We are not seeing a second wave. In fact, lockdowns such as the one in Leicester, as painful as they'll be, are the way we're going to avoid one.
Over the past six months, the MoS has lifted the lid on the secretive talks between NHS England and drug company Vertex on access to cystic fibrosis drugs.
Conditions like depression and anxiety leave mothers less likely to attend appointments where injections are given to protect under-fives from diseases (stock photo).
DR MAX PEMBERTON: Researchers from Pennsylvania found that people who reported high levels of criticism from their partner were more than twice as likely to die prematurely.
A Henry Ford Health System study of more than 2,500 patients found that death rates were 50% lower among those treated with hydroxychlrooquine. The results suggest the drug works if used early.
A new study from the La Jolla Institute found that the most dominant strain of the virus was a mutation of the original variant called G614, which can replicate itself more easily than the origin...
In a new study, led by McGill University Health Center in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, sensitivity rates for coronavirus antibody tests ranged between 66% and 97.8.%.
A new study from the University of Cambridge has found that naked mole-rats have molecules and cells that surround other naked mole rat cells prevent them from turning into tumors.
Hand sanitizer should be at least 60% alcohol in order to kill germs. But the antimicrobial substance is also highly flammable. Fire departments are warning Americans to stick to hand-washing Sat...
Data obtained by the New York Times shows that mortality rates for COVID-19 patients are as low as 11 percent at private Manhattan hospitals, and over 40 percent at public outer-borough hospitals...
A new study found that, of more than 1,900 patients either in the ER or hospitalized with coronavirus, 1.6% suffered an ischemic stroke compared to 0.2% of flu patients.
A new study from the University of Birmingham has found that children who woke up in the middle of the night frequently at 18 months old were more likely to suffer from psychosis.
Models created by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia predict that cases will only continue to surge in these states, as well as 'spread' to towns and along interstates as people travel this ...
Coronavirus antibodies were detected in about 2.3% of blood samples for patients at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City starting the week ending on February 23, earlier than previously believed...
A new study found the number of 'excess' deaths was 122,300, about 28% higher than the official coronavirus death count, meaning as many as 27,000 deaths were missed.
Volunteers who received two shots of the low or medium vaccine dose generated levels of neutralizing antibodies between 1.8 and 2.8 times greater than those seen in recovered patients.
New daily coronavirus infections are surging in the US, with more than 47,000 new cases confirmed Tuesday, with record highs hit in Texas, Arizona, Oklahoma, and five other states.
Deepak Gulati, 71, from New York City, began feeling tightness in his chest on June 18. It continued over the next two days before doctors told him he has suffered a massive heart attack.
The Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday that the US 'struck a deal' to buy 100% of next month's supply and 90% of Gilead's remdesivir for August and September.
In a new international study, researchers found that coronavirus-infected droplets can evaporate in condition with temperatures around 86F and relative humidity above 50%.
At the beginning of the pandemic, China was in its own cluster and the remaining 207 countries were in another. By April, China moved out of the worst group and the UK and US moved in.
Only 46% of the 350 covid-positive people interviewed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention knew they'd been exposed, and nearly 85% of those with jobs had to leave home to work.
Just 18 states, including Illinois, Massachusetts New York, New Jersey and Virginia, are doing enough testing to mitigate the coronavirus, and four states have done enough to suppress the virus.
Doctors in Wuhan revealed earlier this month that the death rate among Covid-19 patients taking the drug for their diabetes was significantly lower than for a similar group of patients not takin...
When Charlie Coulton regained consciousness after 42 days in intensive care fighting Covid-19 - half of that time on a ventilator - he wondered if he had woken up in a science fiction film.
An outbreak that began with one prison staffer spread to 35 inmates. WIthin two months, 71 out of 98 inmates that shared dorms with them were infected, a new CDC report revealed Monday.
Fever is one of the major tell-tale signs of infection with coronavirus - when we come down with an infection, our temperature can rise as part of our immune response to kill it off.
Peanut butter has overtaken jam as our breakfast spread of choice, with sales up 35.5 per cent over the past 12 weeks. So how healthy are they? Helen Bond, a dietitian assesses.
DR MARTIN SCURR: My husband has pitting oedema and the doctor says there is no cure. Is this the case, and is it safe for him to take a long flight with this condition?
The loss of a baby, whether through miscarriage or stillbirth, is something women may carry with them all their lives. Yet it remains a taboo subject, with many often suffering in silence.
Pamela LeBlanc and Jimmy Harvey, from Austin, Texas, were tested for the coronavirus at Austin Emergency Room. Harvey paid $199 but LeBlanc was charged $6,408 by insurance.
Approximately 100,000 people died from Alzheimer's disease and dementia between February 2020 and May 2020, about 15,000 more than would have normally occurred.
One of the most striking pictures of the weekend was the sight of the Prime Minister prone on the floor of his Downing Street office doing press-ups. But are they really the key to fitness?
Blacks are 2.5 times more likely to use mass transit than whites, and 3.5 times more likely to die of coronavirus, which researchers say could be linked to subways and buses.
As many as a third of coronavirus patients may have gastrointestinal symptoms, and diarrhea and nausea are more common in younger patients who now make up half of new US cases.
While certainly not for the faint-hearted, the method involves three minimally invasive procedures, each lasting less than two hours.
DR ELLIE CANNON: The Mail on Sunday's GP discusses the impact of thousands heading to the seaside, the changing distancing regulations and more in this week's column.
Anthony Usher lost his brother Elliott, pictured together, last year and now his own health his faltering, but there is hope after a 'Holy Grail' drug was given the green light by the safety regu...
DR ELLIE CANNON: It feels like we are a nation divided - over whether or not we plan to go for a pint next Saturday.
AIDY SMITH: A voice roared from across the train carriage: 'Will someone shut that kid up!' I was eight years old at the time. But 20 years later, those words still make me wince.
Many patients have damaged muscles that can't hold a new shoulder joint in place, but surgeons have now created an implant that's the opposite of a normal shoulder.
MARIAM AL-ROUBI: The lockdown has given Britain something it did not need - an even more sedentary lifestyle.
An Axios/Ipsos poll found that Northeasterners are the most mask-compliant, about half of all Americans report 'always' wearing masks, and states there tend to have lower Covid transmission rates...
DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Smiling broadly, with his arm round Charles, who is snuggled into his son's shoulder, it radiates warmth, affection and fun.
The drug abiraterone cuts the risk of men dying within three years by a third, but tablets are only on the NHS for patients who've had chemotherapy or stopped responding to standard drugs.
A new study from Wuhan, China, found that mice mothers fed a high-fat diet led to an over-expression of a gene that is usually abnormally expressed in various types of cancer,
Cases increased by nearly four percent more than average after the return of early spring breakers to their schools' counties, according to Ball State University and Vanderbilt University researc...
A new CDC report has found that more than 31% of pregnant women were hospitalized compared to 6% of non-pregnant women, putting mothers-to-be at a five times greater risk.