Dr Jake Suett, an intensive-care doctor in Norfolk, who was himself ill for several weeks, wrote an open letter calling on the government to push for more research into long-haul symptoms, and also to raise awareness among not only health professionals but also employers, who may see their staff off work for longer than two weeks. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Thousands say debilitating symptoms last ‘for weeks’
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Although moderate exercise is undoubtedly better than no exercise, experts are beginning to warn that excessive, sustained and unsupervised exercise can cause problems. American cardiologists and keen runners James O'Keefe and Carl Lavie, writing in the journal Heart last year, recommended limiting workouts to 30-50 minutes a day. Marathons or triathlons should only be done occasionally, they said, adding that intense exercise for more than an hour or two can stretch, tear and scar the heart and cause rhythm abnormalities. They cited research that tracked the heart health of 50,000 people over 30 years: the 14,000 runners in the study were likely to live longer than non-exercisers, but only if they ran between five and 20 miles a week, not more. … [Read more...] about Is Andrew Marr’s stroke proof that high-intensity exercise is dangerous?
Andrew Marr has returned to the television screens, as a guest on his own BBC Sunday morning Andrew Marr Show, for the first time since he suffered a serious stroke in January. He issued a joking "message to the nation" warning against rowing machines, convinced that his own stroke was caused by over-vigorous exercise on one: "I did the terrible thing of believing what I read in the papers, because the newspapers were saying that what we must all do is take very very intensive exercise in short bursts." … [Read more...] about Andrew Marr makes first TV appearance since stroke
Marr also intends to return to Start the Week on Radio 4 later in the year. In a statement, he said: "I'm hugely looking forward to coming back and want to give it my all, but recovering from a stroke does take time. We've taken the decision to start with the Sunday show in the autumn and I'm delighted to be returning to present Start the Week on Radio 4 later on in the year." … [Read more...] about Andrew Marr to return to BBC television show in September
The brocade-upholstered thrones have a near sacred role at the Palace. Always roped off from visitors, they are emblematic of the enduring power of monarchy and of the Queen’s unimpeachable duty. ‘Treating them as props for a holiday snap is unspeakably bad manners,’ says a senior royal aide. ‘They are historical artefacts and allowing pictures to be taken shows an astonishing lack of judgment.’ … [Read more...] about RICHARD KAY: Prince Andrew’s silence is ruinously damaging his mother… he MUST end this excruciating stand-off