News & Views: Tag: COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has swept across the globe at an alarming pace, claiming more than 127,000 lives in the UK alone at the time of writing . From early in the pandemic, children appeared to be more resilient to SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) compared with adults. Most infected children tended to experience …
For the past year, the world has been living under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. For many of us in developed countries, the disease has affected our lives (if not by losing loved ones, then as a result of lockdown restrictions), while for huge numbers of people in developing countries, COVID-19 has added …
The COVID-19 pandemic has bought great challenges to healthcare systems globally. A World Health Organization (WHO) survey of 155 countries in the height of the pandemic reported disrupted services worldwide, ranging from the treatment of cardiovascular emergencies, to rehabilitation programmes and the management of diabetes . Cancer services have also been largely disrupted by the COVID-19 …
This week (15 – 21 June), Porterhouse is supporting Men’s Health Week by raising awareness of how to ‘Take Action on COVID-19’. Here is the first of a series of infographics looking at what can be done by men, their employers and the government to reduce the impact of COVID-19.
In light of the possible origins of the COVID-19 pandemic being traced to ‘wet markets’ in China, our article looks at the importance of understanding zoonosis (transmission of a disease from animals to humans) and the possible link between bats and the disease..
The Porterhouse MAG looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and effect this unprecedented time is having on healthcare professionals
Government advice regarding the current COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people who are used to working in an office environment to work from home. This article addresses the possible difficulties due to this change, the techniques that can be used to ease the transition and the importance of keeping active.
Read about Porterhouse Medical’s new scheme to show our gratitude to NHS staff during the COVID-19 pandemic
During the COVID-19 pandemic, community pharmacists and their teams are working tirelessly to ensure that every individual continues to get the medication and care that they need. This article offers some advice on how you can support your local pharmacists and protect this essential service.
To support World Parkinson’s Day 2020, we look at this common neurodegenerative condition and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people affected by Parkinson’s disease.