Injection to perk up a man's love life

Injection to perk up a man’s love life: Jab of stem cells may offer a new way to tackle erectile dysfunction.. just don’t tell him where it goes! An injection of stem cells may offer a new way to tackle impotence, or erectile dysfunction, which affects up to half of…

Heart age test a ‘wake up call’ for those at risk

A new study by Staffordshire University shows that people who understand their ‘heart age’ are more likely to make healthy lifestyle changes. 50 preventable deaths from heart attack or stroke happen every day and Public Health England’s online Heart Age Test (HAT) allows users to compare their real age to…

Singapore steps up virus curbs as infection clusters grow

Singapore announced a slew of new coronavirus restrictions Tuesday including a ban on spectators at sporting events as infections rise in the wealthy city-state. After a partial lockdown and rigorous regime of testing and contact tracing, COVID-19 had almost disappeared in Singapore, with authorities in recent months reporting hardly any…

Novartis, Roche team up on COVID pneumonia drug

Novartis announced Thursday it will join forces with fellow Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche to produce tocilizumab, a drug being tested for its effectiveness against COVID-19-linked pneumonia. It is the third time Novartis has made its production capacities available to a competitor during the coronavirus pandemic, as several laboratories strike unprecedented…

Oslo tightens up anti-Covid measures as cases rise

The Norwegian capital Oslo on Monday announced tougher measures to stem the spread of coronavirus, closing secondary schools and restricting the number of visitors to homes, as COVID case numbers rise. Of particular concern to the municipality is the spread of the more contagious British variant of the disease. A…