Vaccination

UK reports 32 deaths from clots after AZ jabs

A total of 168 people have suffered rare blood clots after taking the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine in Britain, and 32 have died, the UK's medicines regulator said Thursday.

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Osteoporosis prevalence at femur neck, lumbar spine 12.3 percent

(HealthDay)—The age-adjusted prevalence of osteoporosis at either the femur neck or lumbar spine or both was 12.6 percent among adults aged 50 years and older in 2017 to 2018, according to a March data brief published by ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

One in eight in England have had COVID: official data

An estimated 12 percent of people in England had been infected with coronavirus by December last year, up from nine percent in November, according to official antibody data released Tuesday.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Living with dementia in a virtual world: hope for the future

With much of the U.K. just emerging from its second coronavirus 'lockdown' into new tiers, the amount of social contact we are able to have is still limited. Among the worst affected are people living in the country's care ...

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