Record number of buy-to-let landlord companies set up in 2020 – beaten only by online shopping firms

A record number of buy-to-let landlords set up holding companies for their properties last year, in a bid to swerve higher taxes.  There were 41,700 new companies were formed in 2020 – an increase of 23 per cent on 2019, according to estate agent Hampton International.  Buy-to-let incorporations were the second most common type of … Read more Record number of buy-to-let landlord companies set up in 2020 – beaten only by online shopping firms

Blood plasma with high levels of COVID-19 antibodies reduced the number of patient deaths by 25%

Convalescent plasma infusions can help reduce the number of coronavirus deaths, a new study suggests.  Researchers looked at people ill with COVID-19 who received blood plasma from recovered coronavirus patients. When given early enough, patients who received antibody-rich plasma had a one-quarter lower risk of death than those given plasma with low concentrations of COVID-19 … Read more Blood plasma with high levels of COVID-19 antibodies reduced the number of patient deaths by 25%

Forehead scanners result in a large number of false, study warns 

Thermal screening to spot people infected with coronavirus is more reliable when scanning the eyeball and fingertip than taking body or forehead measurements.   Experts in human physiology published a scientific article on the usefulness of thermometers which scan a person’s skin to detect a fever.   They say the current process is fundamentally flawed and produces … Read more Forehead scanners result in a large number of false, study warns 

Beyond Bitcoin: Number two crypto Ethereum is climbing faster and has given rise to ‘DeFi’

The world of cryptocurrency is dominated by the entity which started it all; Bitcoin. It is the oldest, most valuable, and best known digital currency by a distance.  The number two by all these measures is Ethereum. Its value has actually risen faster in recent times but it does not receive anywhere near the same … Read more Beyond Bitcoin: Number two crypto Ethereum is climbing faster and has given rise to ‘DeFi’

Forehead scanners result in a large number of false, study warns 

Using temperature scanners as a screening mechanism in offices, restaurants and at airports is unreliable and inaccurate, researchers have stated.  Experts in human physiology published a scientific article on the usefulness of thermometers which scan a person’s skin, mostly often the forehead, to detect a fever. They say this process is fundamentally flawed as the … Read more Forehead scanners result in a large number of false, study warns 

21 million reasons to be hopeful: Huge number of Covid-19 vaccines are now in the UK

21 million reasons to be hopeful: Huge number of Covid-19 vaccines are now in the UK… and there are enough doses to hit the target of injecting over-70s, health staff and care home residents by mid-February More than 21million Covid jabs are on British soil, the Daily Mail can reveal  Means all over-70s, care home … Read more 21 million reasons to be hopeful: Huge number of Covid-19 vaccines are now in the UK

21 million reasons to be hopeful: Huge number of Covid-19 vaccines are now in the UK

21 million reasons to be hopeful: Huge number of Covid-19 vaccines are now in the UK… and there are enough doses to hit the target of injecting over-70s, health staff and care home residents by mid-February More than 21million Covid jabs are on British soil, the Daily Mail can reveal  Means all over-70s, care home … Read more 21 million reasons to be hopeful: Huge number of Covid-19 vaccines are now in the UK

Drug to treat brittle bones could HALVE number of hip replacements that need to be re-done

Drug to treat brittle bones could HALVE number of hip replacements that need to be re-done, scientists say Drug to treat osteoporosis could halve number of hip replacement re-operations Scientists have discovered the drug denosumab could help protect the hip bone An estimated 8,500 hip revision procedures are carried out each year on NHS By … Read more Drug to treat brittle bones could HALVE number of hip replacements that need to be re-done

Drug to treat brittle bones could HALVE number of hip replacements that need to be re-done

Drug to treat brittle bones could HALVE number of hip replacements that need to be re-done, scientists say Drug to treat osteoporosis could halve number of hip replacement re-operations Scientists have discovered the drug denosumab could help protect the hip bone An estimated 8,500 hip revision procedures are carried out each year on NHS By … Read more Drug to treat brittle bones could HALVE number of hip replacements that need to be re-done

Carrie Symonds’ mother ‘forms a household bubble’ with Number 10

No mother-in-law jokes, Boris Johnson! Carrie Symonds’ mother ‘forms a household bubble’ with Number 10 to help look after her eight-month-old baby grandson Josephine McAffee reportedly formed a ‘household bubble’ with Carrie and PM  She is said to be helping to look after the couple’s eight-month-old baby, Wilfred Pair were first unmarried couple to occupy … Read more Carrie Symonds’ mother ‘forms a household bubble’ with Number 10