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Coronavirus: ‘Right thing’ to be part of plasma trial

Media playback is unsupported on your device Blood plasma from patients who have recovered from Covid-19 is being tested as a potential treatment for those still suffering from the disease. It is hoped transfusing seriously ill patients with the plasma – which contains coronavirus antibodies – can give struggling immune systems a helping hand. Mother-of-seven… Read More »

Stomach bloating: The herbal supplement proven to reduce swelling and cramps

Stomach bloating can be attributed to a number of causes but a buildup of gas is the primary culprit. When too much gas fills up your digestive tract, it finds extra capacity in your belly. While this is the digestive system’s natural way of accommodating wind, the results can be painful. Although the precise mechanism… Read More »

Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents – study

Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents, a new study has found. A team at the University of Birmingham’s School of Psychology studied questionnaire data from the Children of the 90s, a UK-based longitudinal study which recruited pregnant mothers of 14,000 babies when it was set up almost… Read More »

Bed bugs: The two major warning signs you may be dealing with an infestation

Bed bugs are flat, rust-coloured parasites about five millimetres long. The bugs have developed resistance to chemical treatments, making eradication of the pests more difficult. How can you tell for sure that you may have a bed bug infestation? Bed bugs are tiny insects which feed exclusively off the blood of humans. They can easily spread… Read More »