27 Jan
Smokers are twice as likely to be hospitalised with Covid-19, study suggests

New research suggests that smokers are twice as likely as non-smokers to be hospitalised with Covid-19.  A study conducted by researchers at King’s College London revealed that people who smoke are more likely to develop severe symptoms of the virus than non-smokers. Using data collected through the ZOE Covid Symptom…

20 Jan
Survey shows almost 30% of people smoked more during second lockdown

A new survey on health and lifestyle habits has revealed that almost 30% of smokers smoked more than normal during the second lockdown. New data released by Public Health England suggests that 29% of participants said that they smoked more during the November lockdown. The most common reasons included fears…

13 Jan
New study suggests having over 10 sexual partners increases throat cancer risk

A new study suggests that having more than 10 sexual partners can elevate the risk of developing throat cancer.  Researchers in the US surveyed more than 500 people, asking questions about their sexual practices and history. The team found that people who had more sexual partners were more likely to…

11 Jan
New dental recycling scheme launches to encourage practices to go green

A new recycling scheme has launched with the aim of encouraging dental practices to go green. The Philips Dental Care Recycling Programme is a national scheme, which has been set up by Philips in association with Terracycle. The organisations are hoping to work together to get practices across the UK…