intimate tales of quiet heroism

intimate tales of quiet heroism

The scenes from inside the hospital on Italy’s Frontline: A Doctor’s Diary (BBC Two) were grim, of course. We  are well-used to them now: doctors on the brink of exhaustion, both physical and emotional; patients struggling for survival. But it was the home scenes in...
Two alcoholic drinks a day may slow mental decline, study finds

Two alcoholic drinks a day may slow mental decline, study finds

Having two alcoholic drinks a day may slow mental decline and preserve brain function, according to a new study. The research, published in JAMA Network Open, examined the link between alcohol consumption and changes in brain function over time among middle-aged and...
No evidence Vitamin D protects against coronavirus, say experts

No evidence Vitamin D protects against coronavirus, say experts

There is no good evidence that Vitamin D protects against coronavirus, the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence has ruled.  In April, health officials urged everyone to take a Vitamin D supplement in order to boost bone health, amid concern that lockdown...