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Woolworths High Street ‘relaunch’ proves a hoax

Woolworths High Street ‘relaunch’ proves a hoax

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Coronavirus: Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drug

Coronavirus: Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drug

Health
A cheap and widely available drug can help save the lives of patients seriously ill with coronavirus.The low-dose steroid treatment dexamethasone is a major breakthrough in the fight against the deadly virus, UK experts say. The drug is part of the world's biggest trial testing existing treatments to see if they also work for coronavirus. It cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators. For those on oxygen, it cut deaths by a fifth.Had the drug had been used to treat patients in the UK from the start of the pandemic, up to 5,000 lives could have been saved, researchers say. Media playback is unsupported on your device And it could be of huge benefit in poorer countries with high numbers of Covi...
15-minute COVID-19 test proves accurate at confirming infection

15-minute COVID-19 test proves accurate at confirming infection

Health
May 8 (UPI) -- A new, point-of-care testing kit for COVID-19 that can deliver results in 15 minutes accurately diagnoses people more than 80 percent of time, according to an analysis published Friday in the journal Frontiers in Medicine. The test, called Respi-Strip, was designed for use in doctor's offices and health clinics by the Belgium-based Coris BioConcept. It is a type of immunochromatographic assay, or lateral flow test, which detects the presence or absence of a particular substance -- similar to the function of a pregnancy test. Analysis of the testing kit was conducted by researchers at the Free University of Brussels, University of Leipzig, Karolinska Institute, KU Leuven, UZ Leuven, University of Liege, Luigi Sacco Hospital and University College London. "The detection of v...
England Under-21s 2-0 Kosovo Under-21s: Phil Foden brace proves crucial for Young Lions

England Under-21s 2-0 Kosovo Under-21s: Phil Foden brace proves crucial for Young Lions

Sports
Phil Foden’s double secured England Under-21s a 2-0 win against Kosovo in their Euro 2021 qualifier at the KCOM Stadium. Manchester City midfielder Foden followed up a rebound to give England a half-time lead and lashed home his second in stoppage time. Getty Images - Getty Phil Foden hit a brace The Young Lions followed up Friday’s 3-2 victory in Turkey by ensuring six points from their opening two Group Three matches. Aidy Boothroyd’s side should have won by a bigger margin and it was for long periods a frustrating night for a crowd of 15,258 as the hosts failed to cash in on their dominance. Kosovo, top of Group Three at kick-off after wins against Andorra and Turkey, began full of confidence and forced England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale into the f...