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Gene Barnard knew just what to do after surviving a cancer diagnosis and treatment. After not…

Very ill Covid patients recovering after getting immune system drugs, scientists say

Dangerously ill coronavirus patients are making “startling recoveries” in spite of being at “death’s door” after being…

the patients left ill and dying as the NHS closed for Covid

In October 2019 I suffered a serious stroke, which left me paralysed on the left hand…

Middle aged men and women likely to suffer more years of ill health than older people, UCL study says

Although equivalent data does not exist for people born in the 1940s and 50s, the researchers…

Llama blood could help save lives of seriously ill coronavirus patients

Professor Ray Owens, of Oxford University,who leads the nanobodies programme at the Franklin, said the researchers hope…

Supplies of life-saving ventilators for seriously ill children depleted during the coronavirus crisis, charity warns

Supplies of life-saving ventilators for seriously ill children have been depleted during the coronavirus crisis, a…

First coronavirus drug to be rolled out to seriously ill patients this week

Remdesivir is a broad-spectrum antiviral which was developed by pharmaceutical company Gilead more than a decade…

Blood test could tell doctors if coronavirus patients are likely to become seriously ill, scientists say

The finding could also help researchers develop new treatments and vaccines. If scientists could discover what…

Care homes see rise in deaths not linked to coronavirus as hospitals refuse to take ill residents

The revelation comes as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) prepares to shed new light on…

Can exercise boost my immune system? How much to do without making yourself ill

It’s now two weeks since the lockdown started in the UK, on March 23. One of…