Covid UK: Infection is now killing half as many people as a bad flu year
There are growing calls for the UK to learn to live with Covid rather than focus on halting the spread of the virus now there is such a big disconnect between infections and deaths.
Why fruit and veg could be nature’s secret sleep remedy
Studies have found that around a third of people in the UK suffer from insomnia, meaning they struggle to fall or stay asleep, and around two million people rely on sleeping pills.
Do low salt levels slow down stroke recovery? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions 
DR MARTIN SCURR: Low sodium levels are also linked to conditions such as kidney failure, or excessive release of the hormone vasopressin, the so-called anti-diuretic hormone (ADH).
App that tells you when to worry about a tickly cough
Developed by researchers in the U.S., the free app, called Hyfe, uses voice recognition technology to record, count and monitor a cough, even while asleep.
Nasal spray made with nasty gut bug to stop flu 
The spray contains a flu vaccine mixed with the Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacterium, which can lead to severe stomach cramps, diarrhoea and vomiting.
CDC warns Americans against traveling to Canada  
Canada has joined around 80 other countries as having a 'Level 4' risk of Covid for travelers. Other countries on the list include France, England and Italy.
Catching a common cold may protect you from getting Covid, another study finds 
Imperial College London researchers said T-cells created by the body when infected with coronaviruses that cause the common cold can protect against SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid.
More than 130,000 Americans are hospitalized with Covid – the highest number in a year
Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer, says that the world should be able to control Covid and even return to normal in the future - but only if people receive an annual vaccine. Pfizer - which produces the most commonly used vaccine in America and in much of the world, has benefitted greatly from the sale of its joint vaccine project with the German company BioNTech.
Covid cases grow across the south during early year surge though deaths remain low in the region 
COVID deaths across America are not rising to the same rate as cases, though, signaling the now dominant Omicron variant is not as severe of previous strains of the virus.
Cooking with just HALF a tablespoon of olive oil a day keeps your heart healthy, study claims
Long-term American study of nearly 100,000 people over 28 years found those who ate more than 7 grams of olive oil per day managed to slash their risk of death from heart attack or stroke by a fifth.