Tag Archives: Protect

U.S. surgeon general says Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine may protect people against delta variant

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy told CNBC on Wednesday there is reason to be hopeful that people who received the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine may be protected against the virus’ delta variant. Murthy pointed to data that showed the Oxford-AstraZeneca shot is highly effective against hospitalization from the more contagious variant. He… Read More »

Taking a swim in cold water may help protect us against dementia

Swimming in cold water could help to protect the human brain from dementia, a study has suggested. Researchers from the University of Cambridge believe a so-called ‘cold-shock’ protein may hold the key to developing treatments that delay the onset of degenerative conditions. Production of the protein RBM3 appeared to be triggered in mice when their… Read More »

The best type of shampoo to protect against hair loss and stimulate hair growth at home

Hair loss can be a natural part of the ageing process, and most of the time, it’s nothing to worry about. We can even lose up to 100 hairs on our bodies every day, without even noticing. But you could prolong the life of your locks by regularly using antioxidant-based shampoos, it’s been revealed. Losing… Read More »

‘Protect Scotland’ contact-tracing app is launched by Nicola Sturgeon

Gazumping Nicola Sturgeon beats Westminster to the punch again as she launches ‘Protect Scotland’ contact-tracing app while tech for England and Wales is still in testing phase after home-grown software failed First Minister said new tech was vital to prevent local lockdowns in the future  England and Wales will now be last to get tracing… Read More »