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Climate Change Ups Heat Deaths, Especially Among Elderly: Report

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 — Risk of heat-related disease and death is rising worldwide due to climate change, a new report warns. Hotter temperatures threaten the elderly and other vulnerable people with heat stress, and heart and kidney disease, according to an international team of experts. Last year, more than 157 million… Read More »

Poo transplant: The ‘oil change’ treatment for your gut – when would you need it?

Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is a bacterium that infects the bowel and can cause serious bowel problems, said the NHS. It’s an infection that commonly affects people that have been treated with antibiotics, but can spread to others. Common C. diff symptoms include having watery diarrhoea, dehydration, a high fever, and a loss of appetite.… Read More »