Covid-19: 245 more people die - NHS England releases data for today's coronavirus figures
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Covid-19: 245 more people die – NHS England releases data for today’s coronavirus figures

NHS England has released the official data for coronavirus cases for Wednesday 10th June 2020. According to Department of Health figures, a further 245 people in the UK have died with coronavirus as of 5pm on Tuesday, taking the total to 41,128 deaths. The figures from the Department of Health cover coronavirus-related deaths in all […]

Covid-19: Death rate 'could have been halved if lockdown introduced a week earlier'
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Covid-19: Death rate ‘could have been halved if lockdown introduced a week earlier’

Experts in the UK believe Covid-19 deaths there could have been halved had the lockdown been introduced just seven days earlier. Professor Neil Ferguson, of London’s Imperial College, said he believed the the country should have locked down straight away as soon as the pandemic started. The lockdown was introduced on the 23rd of March, […]

Coronavirus: Zero deaths in a third of London hospitals for over a week - no new deaths in any hospitals in Capital yesterday
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Coronavirus: Zero deaths in a third of London hospitals for over a week – no new deaths in any hospitals in Capital yesterday

NHS England reports no new deaths from coronavirus across tens of London hospitals in the last week and zero deaths in any hospitals in the Capital yesterday – the first time in three months. Homerton, Whittington and North Middlesex have had no deaths for over a fortnight. NHS England’s daily statistics yesterday showed that not […]

Covid-19: 136,000 people test positive for the virus in just one day
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Covid-19: 136,000 people test positive for the virus in just one day

The World Health Organisation reports that there were 136,000 new cases of coronavirus in just one day on Sunday 7th June. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated this at a press briefing in Geneva early Monday saying that the biggest battle right now is ‘complacency’. He said the number of cases in most African […]

Undiagnosed coronavirus "likely explanation due to excess deaths" among elderly
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Undiagnosed coronavirus “likely explanation due to excess deaths” among elderly

Missed coronavirus diagnosis could be the lead cause of excess death among the elderly in the UK, reports confirm. Elderly women and those in care homes have died at a higher rate compared to usual yearly figures and experts believe this is likely due to missed corona detection. People have been dying in UK hospitals […]

Covid-19: Ibuprofen tested as treatment to cure COVID-19
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Trials begin in London to test Ibuprofen as treatment to cure COVID-19

Trial launched in the UK to test whether ibuprofen can help with breathing difficulties in Covid-19 patients. Researchers at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and King’s College London are hoping a modified form of the anti-inflammatory drug and painkiller will help to relieve respiratory problems in people who have oronavirus symptoms but do not need […]

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The evolution of diets elite athletes follow through the ages

The diets elite athletes follow are different from the foods consumed by the average person. Sports nutrition plays an important role in educating athletes about how their diets affect energy levels and overall athletic ability. History of diets elite athletes observed Before the modern age, the ancient Olympians engaged in competitive sports games. Early writings […]

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New Costa hospital receives €9 million of funding and nears completion

ESTEPONA council has already paid €9 million towards the construction of the state-of-the-art hospital in the west of the town, which has a budget of €15 million. This week the council paid its latest instalment of €1.3 million, which will cover the purchase of sanitary equipment. So far, the foundation and structure of the building […]

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Wave of support for Marbella girl struck down with septicaemia

EXPATRIATES and residents in Marbella have rallied to help raise money for a local Spanish girl who remains in hospital after losing all four limbs to septicaemia last summer. Expatriates have joined with the family of Sarah Almagro Vallejo, 18, from Marbella, since she was taken to Costa del Sol Hospital on the night of […]

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IN PICTURES: ‘Brave fools’ tackle Europe’s longest zipline

A GROUP of pensioners have just returned from one of the biggest challenges of their lives, sliding down Europe’s longest zipline from Spain into Portugal. The members of Age Concern Fuengirola y Mijas embrace life’s challenges with a ‘can do’ attitude, which was was evident in every one of the Zipline Challenge Team. Tackling the […]

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Quirónsalud will make free tests for the early detection of prostate cancer

World Day of Prostate Health (September 15th) Analytics are aimed at men from 45 years of age; and from 40 years if they have a family history Torrevieja, September 7, 2018. The Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja launches a new edition of the free campaign for early diagnosis of prostate cancer on the occasion of the world day […]

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Soar in sickness caused by food toxins and bacteria

FOOD poisoning cases in the Alicante region have risen by 200 per cent in three years. Last year there were 312 cases and os, compared to 96 and 30 respectively in 2014, across the province. Experts claim the main causes are poor hygiene in the kitchens of homes and limited knowledge of some consumers when it comes […]

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Air-con faults stress out patients and visitors at Costa Blanca hospital

HUNDREDS of patients attending the Alicante General Hospital have had to put up with the excesses of the current heatwave due to problems with the air-conditioning. At one point before the system was worked on by engineers, around 20 patients ending up sweating in one of the hospital’s waiting rooms when the temperature registered 30.5ºC […]

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Complaints about failing health services on Costa Blanca

THE mayor of Finestrat, Juan Francisco Pérez, has spoken out about the lack of doctors in the town, and the many delays with the ambulance service. With the arrival of the summer the mayor detailed the deficiencies of the service provided by the Ministry of Health in the town’s two medical centres, one in the […]

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BIG Cancer Care donation for new Costa hospital project

CANCER CARE JAVEA made a very generous donation of €30,000 to Jalon Valley Help, much-needed funds for the Fontilles project. Elaine Horton from Jalon Valley Help was delighted to accept the cheque on her recent visit to the Javea Cancer Care organisation, where she was also able to update them on the developments of the […]

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Free oncology second opinions for World Cancer Day at Quirónsalud Torrevieja

PROFESSIONALS from the oncology department at Hospital Quirónsalud Torrevieja will attend patients who can, from February 5 – 9, request a multi-disciplinary and personalised second opinion. This initiative is part of the events the Hospital is promoting for World Cancer Day, which takes place on February 4 every year under the auspices of the World […]