Health

Headlines calling HPV swabs “home smear tests” risk putting people off cervical screenings

When the media refers to new home swabs for HPV as "home smear test", they risk discouraging people from attending cervical screening

When it comes to our health, doing nothing is often better than doing something wrong

Most of the time, being proactive can be a good thing, but when it comes to healthcare, doing nothing is better than doing something stupid.

Is community testing the answer to managing the COVID-19 pandemic effectively?

Understanding the accuracy of PCR and Lateral Flow tests - and how they compare - is key in assessing the UK's community testing program

Well-designed patient outreach can help tackle misinformation where it does the most harm

Engaging directly and openly with patients can have a lasting effect - for both the patients and the scientists trying to help them.

Pandemic prediction problems: meet the psychics who claim to have predicted COVID-19

Psychics and astrologers now claim to have successfully predicted the pandemic, here's what their 2020 predictions actually said

What does Covid-safe dentistry look like?

Dentists are quite literally in the firing line when it comes to COVID-19, but we're taking every precaution possible to treat patients safely.

Meet the conspiracy theorists who believe Covid isn’t real… because viruses don’t exist

In the world of the virus deniers, not only is the novel coronavirus fake, but viruses themselves don't actually exist.

I’ll get the Covid vaccine – here’s why I’m telling you, and why you should tell everyone too

We can all play an active role in helping achieve Covid-19 vaccination coverage by limiting the spread of misplaced vaccine fear.

Latest news

- Advertisement -spot_img