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Chinese scientists warn babies may be at risk of catching coronavirus during pregnancy 

Coronavirus warning for mothers-to-be as Chinese scientists warn babies may be at risk of catching the deadly virus during pregnancy Chinese doctors studied four newborns diagnosed a few days after birth They ‘couldn’t rule out’ that the babies could the virus via the placenta It’s possible the babies caught the virus in hospital, but the… Read More »

World Health Organization officials warn nations against easing coronavirus restrictions too early

A TV grab taken from the World Health Organization website shows WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus via video link as he delivers a news briefing on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) from the WHO headquarters in Geneva on March 30, 2020. AFP | Getty Images World Health Organization officials warned nations across the globe against lifting government… Read More »

Canadian doctors warn marijuana edibles pose greater risk of overdose

Chocolate containing 10 mg of THC extract, made by the Wellness Connection of Maine in Gardiner, photographed August 21, 2019. Gregory Rec | Portland Press Herald | Getty Images Baked goods, candies or other cannabis-infused edibles may not be as safe as people think, especially for first-time users, children and the elderly, according to a… Read More »

UK doctors warn of potential life-threatening allergic reaction to e-cigarettes after treating teen

A man vapes at a store on September 17, 2019 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Doctors in the U.K. who recently treated a teenage boy with respiratory failure are warning that the fluid in e-cigarettes could trigger a life-threatening allergic reaction that causes inflammation in the lungs. The doctors diagnosed a… Read More »

Further investment needed to defend NHS against growing cyber threats, researchers warn

With facilities around the world turning to technology in the hope of easing increasing pressures, healthcare is becoming a prime target for hackers. Only last month, four hospitals in Romania were hit by cyberattacks, with the ransomware believed by experts to have spread through emails with infected attachments disguised as invoices and plane tickets, creating… Read More »