Flu vaccination: What you need to know about this year’s programme

With another flu season almost upon us our Medical Director Professor Paul Cosford has answered some key questions about flu and flu vaccination. What is flu? Influenza, or flu, is a viral infection that mainly affects the respiratory system. It is usually characterised by fever, chills, headache, aching muscles, joint pain and fatigue. When should […]

Scientists have for the first time succeeded in generating beating cardiac muscle cells from special stem cells discovered in vascular walls, in a new study using a mouse model. They may provide a new approach for the treatment of heart attacks by replacing dead and scarred heart muscle. : Health

The title of the post is a copy and paste from the subtitle and first paragraph of the linked academic press release here : Scientists of University of Würzburg have for the first time succeeded in generating beating cardiac muscle cells from special stem cells. They may provide a new approach for the treatment of […]

Russians accused by UK in spy case: We were in Salisbury for tourism

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Two Russians appeared on state television on Thursday, saying they had been wrongly accused by Britain of trying to murder a former Russian spy and his daughter in England and had been visiting Salisbury in March for tourism. British prosecutors last week identified two Russians they said were operating under aliases – […]