Coronavirus risk five times higher for young vapers, study finds

Vapers are putting themselves at increased risk from coronavirus, scientists have said after finding that those who use e-cigarettes are five times more likely to be diagnosed with the disease. Stanford University scientists believe damage to the lungs caused by vaping may allow the virus to take hold more easily. A team of paediatric specialists […]

Exposure to mobile phone light at night raises risk of bowel cancer

Overexposure to mobile phone screens late at night can raise the risk of bowel cancer by as much as 60 per cent, a new study has warned. Artificial light, also known as “blue light”, emitted at night can also increase the likelihood of developing other...

PHE study shows obesity can raise risk of Covid death by 90pc

Meanwhile, sales of alcohol from shops rose by 30 per cent – though it notes that this may have simply substituted for drinks normally bought in pubs or restaurants. And those of sweets were up by a fifth, with those of sweet baking ingredients up 22 per cent,...