Jab that lets you stay awake for complex hand surgery

Jab that lets you stay awake for complex hand surgery and is faster and safer than using a general anaesthetic NHS patients are being offered complex hand surgery with local anaesthetic  Patients are able to talk or even watch the ongoing procedure if they wish  General anaesthetic carries its own…

As new clusters emerge, WHO warns virus may be here to stay

New coronavirus clusters have surfaced around the world as nations struggle to balance reopening economies and preventing a second wave of infections, while a top global health official warned Wednesday that COVID-19 could be around for a long time. Authorities in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the pandemic first…

Flu season: What you need to know to stay healthy

Each year, particularly during the winter months, millions of Americans are infected with influenza. The flu causes symptoms such as fever, coughing, body aches and fatigue, and, in some cases, can lead to serious complications and even death. Arnold Monto, professor of epidemiology and global health at the University of…