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Coronavirus symptoms: The feeling when you wake up that could be a sign of COVID-19

Coronavirus now affects every walk of life with people being told to stay at home, self-isolate and monitor any unusual symptoms. The most common and well-known symptoms of coronavirus includes fever, cough and shortness of breath. There have been other reported signs such as loss of taste and smell or even possibly a loss of hearing. There… Read More »

PM: Kids could miss ‘year of education’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended his policy to keep Australian schools open despite the coronavirus pandemic, saying shutting them now could lead to children missing a “whole year of their education.” Speaking on Sky News Wednesday night, the PM said Australians need to wake up to the fact that social distancing measures will be… Read More »

Coronavirus cases in UK could rise ‘significantly’, says PM

Media playback is unsupported on your device There could be a “very significant expansion” of the number of cases of coronavirus in the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned. Speaking to BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg, Mr Johnson said the possibility of further transmission of the virus was “clearly on the cards”. It comes… Read More »

The ‘fourth wave’ of drug addiction: Surge in meth could bring drug overdose death rates back up

A top Trump administration health official is worried that meth-related deaths will counterbalance the progress the United States has made in reducing drug-overdose deaths. Dr. Brett Giroir, assistant secretary for health, said in an interview Thursday that early data from 2019, which goes into June, indicates that meth-related deaths are increasing by about 25-30%. The… Read More »

Medical News Today: Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson’s disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic protein buildup. Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain are the hallmark sign of Parkinson’s disease. Many experts believe that these toxic protein clumps lead to the progressive loss of brain cells that… Read More »