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Having ‘one or two alcoholic drinks’ a day may prevent heart disease, scientists say

Drinking moderate amounts of alcohol may help protect the heart by dampening stress-related signals in the brain, research suggests. S scientists found that when compared to being teetotal or indulging in excessive levels of alcohol, moderate drinking – equivalent to one drink for women and two for men per day – is associated with a… Read More »

Coronavirus: Tackling testing delays ‘number one’ priority, says minister

Plans to prioritise coronavirus tests and put NHS staff at the top of the list will be published in the coming days, the justice secretary has said. People in care homes would also be a priority, while schools could also be considered, Robert Buckland said. Resolving delays with testing was “the number one issue”, he… Read More »

Dear Dr Nina: ‘How do home HPV testing kits work and should I try one?’

Most abnormalities found on smear tests are totally treatable Dear Dr Nina: ‘How do home HPV testing kits work and should I try one?’ Independent.ie Q I’m a middle-aged woman worried about all the things in the newspaper I’ve been reading about cervical cancer. I’m not due another smear test under CervicalCheck for another three… Read More »