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Have you had your flu jab yet?

Have you had your flu jab yet?

Flu vaccine is the best protection we have against an unpredictable virus that can cause unpleasant illness in children and severe illness and death among at-risk groups, including older people, pregn ...
Shingles linked to stroke

Shingles linked to stroke

People over 50 who catch shingles are at a 50 per cent greater risk of suffering a stroke within the next three months, warns new research. The study shows that shingles increases the short-term risk ...
More progress in Alzheimer’s prevention

More progress in Alzheimer’s prevention

A simple daily dose of an existing antiviral drug could slow or even halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, new research has claimed. Scientists say experiments have pinpointed a common virus in ...