Kate Garraway has expressed her gratitude towards Jeremy Kyle for helping out with her children while her husband remains in intensive care.Garraway’s husband, former lobbyist Derek Draper, has been in hospital since March, when he was placed in an induced coma after contracting the coronavirus.
This summer, amid the hot weather, Britons unused to the scorching weather will need to take precautionary measures to ensure they don't suffer from heat exhaustion or heatstroke when spending lots of time outside in the sun.If an individual's body is unable to cool down and they develop heatstroke, then their health could be at serious risk.
As temperatures rise across the UK throughout summer, many members of the public will likely be spending more time basking in the sunshine.However, amid the picnics and barbecues, the continued spread of the coronavirus remains a concern, despite the recent easing of lockdown measures in England and the devolved nations of the UK.
Health officials in the UK have issued a rallying call for those who have recovered from the coronavirus to donate their plasma.On 3 August the NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) unit launched an urgent appeal for more donations as the health service prepares for a potential second wave of the virus. So far more than 13,000 donations have been made, but more are urgently needed says Dr Gail Miffin, NHSBT's chief medical officer.
Hailey Bieber has spoken about how she and her husband Justin Bieber will raise any children that they have, saying they will be taught to “respect and acknowledge” others.In September 2018, Hailey and Justin were married in a private civil ceremony in New York, having announced their engagement eight months prior.
Since 16 March the World Health Organisation (WHO) has been telling countries with Covid-19 to “test, test, test” for the virus. As well as implementing strict social distancing measures and lockdown policies, experts have said a system of testing and tracking those with the virus is an essential component to recovery.Testing has been part of the UK’s “five-pillar strategy” to fight the coronavirus since March but it has frequently faced criticism over continued hurdles and problems.
Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews have revealed the name of their baby daughter, which has remained private until now.The Irish model and Made in Chelsea star welcomed their second child last month and already have a son, named Theodore, who was born in September 2018.
Lena Dunham has opened up about her harrowing experience with Covid-19, revealing how she was unable to distinguish between symptoms for the virus and those for her existing illnesses.The actor and writer suffers from Ehler-Danlos Syndrome, which is a group of rare inherited conditions that affect connective tissue, with symptoms including an increased range of joint movement and fragile skin that breaks or bruises easily.
Between 5 March, when the UK had its first coronavirus-related death, and 31 July, the nation reached an official death toll of 45,999. This is much higher than estimates given in March by both an Imperial College study, which predicted 5,700 deaths, and by health chief Stephen Powis who said keeping the deaths below 20,000 would be a “good result”.Despite the high numbers lockdown restrictions have gradually been eased. But on Friday, Boris Johnson warned that infection rates across England are slowly beginning to creep up. The prime minister described the situation as “the warning light on the dashboard” and said that it was necessary to reverse some planned measures. Chris Witty, the government’s chief medical adviser said at the same press conference, the UK was reaching “the limit of what we can do”.
It is now compulsory to wear a face covering when you visit a supermarket, indoor shopping centre, coffee shop, or bank in England. Those who fail to comply could be fined up to £100.And from 8 August it will be compulsory to wear a face mask in museums, galleries, cinemas and places of worship in England.
Bryan Cranston is urging his followers to wear face masks after revealing he contracted coronavirus despite “adhering to the protocols.”On Thursday, the Breaking Bad star shared a video on Instagram, along with a statement in which he described himself as “one of the lucky ones” after beating the virus that has claimed so many lives around the world.
Cancer patients face a “cliff edge” decision of choosing between their health and finances as the shielding programme draws to a close, a charity has warned.Macmillan Cancer Support said that the shielding programme, whereby people classed as extremely vulnerable to the risks of coronavirus have been asked to take extra measures to protect themselves, has been a “vital lifeline”.
Although the two primary symptoms of Covid-19 have been widely cited as a high temperature and a new, continuous cough, in March health officials said that loss of smell and taste could also be a lesser-known symptom.On 18 May, it was announced that loss or changed sense of smell or taste were to be officially added to the NHS coronavirus symptoms list, weeks after experts first raised concerns that Covid-19 cases could be being missed.
Lily Allen has marked one year of sobriety while on holiday in Capri, Italy.In celebration of her landmark milestone, the singer shared a series of photographs on Instagram.
Reality television star Dani Dyer has announced she is pregnant with her first child.Dyer, 23, who is in a relationship with stockbroker Sammy Kimmence, shared a post on Instagram to reveal the couple’s news.
Harriet, 56, from central Scotland, has been overweight ever since she was a child. In the 1970s, buying a school uniform that fitted her body required getting entirely different clothes from the other students. She already felt like she stood out. When she went swimming, people would make comments, stare or shame her. Later on, going to the gym, some of the equipment couldn’t take her weight, which made her want to hide away from the world rather than exercise.Harriet’s parents took her to see a dietician but she says it was a “waste of time” as the problem wasn’t that she didn’t understand the principles of healthy eating, eating less or exercising more; those she was already desperately familiar with, lessons she describes as “ingrained”. “People assume you are stupid,” she tells The Independent.
People who wear face masks to protect themselves and others against the coronavirus do not adopt a “false sense of security” and neglect other safety measures, researchers have found.In a new study published in the journal BMJ Analysis, a team of researchers from Cambridge University and King’s College London conducted an investigation to determine whether “risk compensation” is posing a threat to public health during the Covid-19 outbreak.
On Monday 27 July, the Department of Health and Social Care published details of the government’s new obesity strategy to help improve the health of the nation amid the coronavirus pandemic.The government said it had introduced new measures to combat obesity in the UK, including banning unhealthy food adverts, ending “buy one get one free” promotions on certain foods and introducing calorie labelling at restaurants.
The government has announced a series of measures it is introducing as part of its new obesity strategy to get the nation fit and healthy, protect themselves against coronavirus, and protect the NHS.On Monday, the Department of Health and Social Care published details of the new package and the accompanying “Better Health” campaign, which is designed to help people lose weight.
Nick Cordero and Amanda Kloots’s son has said his first words.On Sunday, Kloots shared a video of 13-month-old Elvis Eduardo on Instagram showing him looking at photos of his late father on a picture lamp.