NHS treatment delays linked to more child deaths than coronavirus

NHS treatment delays linked to more child deaths than coronavirus

Dr Shamez Ladhani, a paediatric infectious disease consultant at St George’s Hospital, London, and the chairman of the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit, RCPCH, said: “Nine cases is a lot. We have had fewer deaths in children from Covid than kids not accessing medical care, and that is a real concern.  “Parents were worried that their […]
Covid-19 may trigger diabetes, growing body of evidence suggests

Covid-19 may trigger diabetes, growing body of evidence suggests

The theory has some precedent as other viruses are known to precipitate autoimmune diseases, including type 1 diabetes. A paper published in Acta Diabetologica journal in 2009 found that damage to the body caused by Sars, a close cousin of the virus that causes...
How to keep babies and toddlers cool in hot weather

How to keep babies and toddlers cool in hot weather

As Britain experiences record heat, and temperatures across the UK continue to climb, it is essential that you protect your children – and yourself – from the heat. Parents spend plenty of time worrying that their babies and young children are too cold,...