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Bowel cancer deaths could rise after COVID

The COVID 19 pandemic could have deadly consequences for bowel cancer patients. Research has found that without catch-up screening, a six-month disruption in preventative procedures will lead to an additional 1961 deaths in Australia. The research by Bowel Cancer Australia and published in the medical journal the Lancet, highlighted the impact the pandemic has had… Read More »

Covid-19 news: England and Wales record lowest deaths in five months

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Volunteers work on a memorial for the victims of Covid-19 by painting red hearts on a wall outside St Thomas’ Hospital. WIktor Szymanowicz/NurPhoto/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on… Read More »

Bacterial predator could help reduce COVID-19 deaths

A type of virus that preys on bacteria could be harnessed to combat bacterial infections in patients whose immune systems have been weakened by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes the COVID-19 disease, according to an expert at the University of Birmingham and the Cancer Registry of Norway. Called bacteriophages, these viruses are harmless to humans and… Read More »