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HPV vaccine cutting cervical cancer by nearly 90%

HPV vaccine cutting cervical cancer by nearly 90%

Researchers say regular cervical screening may not be necessary because of the success of the vaccine. Source link

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US mothers divided on vaccines for young children

US mothers divided on vaccines for young children

Everyone in the Simon family contracted Covid-19, but nine-year-old daughter Makenna went to hospital. Source link

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The brain sensor discovery behind humans getting taller

The brain sensor discovery behind humans getting taller

Scientists say they’ve worked out how the body knows when to grow and start puberty. Source link

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Will complacency damage Covid booster rollout?

Will complacency damage Covid booster rollout?

The best way to protect the elderly and vulnerable this winter is, say government scientists, a booster programme. The third vaccine dose will eventually be offered to 30 million people over 50, medical staff, and…

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Covid: Hard months to come in pandemic for UK, says Van-Tam

Covid: Hard months to come in pandemic for UK, says Van-Tam

Using a football analogy, as he has often done while commenting on the pandemic, he said: “I would say we’re kind of half-time in extra time, and I think the final whistle in terms of…

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Van-Tam on Covid: ‘There are some hard months to come’

Van-Tam on Covid: ‘There are some hard months to come’

Professor Jonathan Van-Tam has said that too many people think the pandemic is over, and that there are “hard months to come in the winter.” He added that the use of face coverings, and the…

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Covid-19: Sage scientist Sir Jeremy Farrar steps down from role

Covid-19: Sage scientist Sir Jeremy Farrar steps down from role

Sir Jeremy said his focus now had to be on Wellcome, adding: “This includes supporting the international research effort to end the pandemic, ensuring the world is better prepared for inevitable future infectious disease threats,…

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Cannabis treatment: Parents fear for teen’s life without drug

Cannabis treatment: Parents fear for teen’s life without drug

The life of Bailey Williams, 19, “hangs in the balance” without cannabis treatment, his family say. Source link

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Javid says some think Covid is all over: ‘It’s not’

Javid says some think Covid is all over: ‘It’s not’

The health secretary has said he worries about an “vaccine escape variant” of Covid. Sajid Javid warned people not to “let down their guard” and that “we have got to keep working at it”. In…

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Wrexham: Bird flu confirmed among poultry and wild birds

Wrexham: Bird flu confirmed among poultry and wild birds

The virus does not pose a food safety risk for UK consumers, the Welsh government says. Source link