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Coronavirus Could Cause Secondary Illnesses Including Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Experts Warn

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By Sarah Newey in The Telegraph.   Covid-19 may trigger post-viral fatigue syndrome in some patients, experts have warned, amid growing evidence that an infection could have significant long term health repercussions. While initial reports focused on the impact that the coronavirus has on the respiratory system, a stream of medical papers published over the last few weeks […]

Energy Suppliers Install Almost Five Million Smart Meters At Risk Of ‘Going Dumb’

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  By Sam Meadows in The Telegraph.   Energy firms last year installed almost five million smart meters vulnerable to “going dumb” ahead of a looming deadline to switch to updated devices, figures reveal. Latest government statistics on installations of the meters, which aim to help households control energy usage by displaying real-time costs in […]

48 Hours In . . . York, An Insider Guide To This Ancient Walled City

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By Tina Walsh in The Telegraph.   York, where ancient and modern meet Everyone knows about York’s Roman and Viking history, but not so many people realise it has a wealth of luxury boutique accommodation and a thriving cultural scene, with cool neighbourhoods full of independent shops, restaurants and cafés, as well as countless museums, […]

The North To Wait Another Nine Months For Switchable Smart Meters

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By Sam Meadows in The Telegraph.   People living in the North could have to wait as long as nine months if they want a smart meter thanks to technical issues with some of the new devices. Dr Alan Whitehead, Labour’s shadow energy minister, said ongoing problems with the technology meant that the £11bn roll-out […]

More Than A Million Homes Will Be Cut Off From The New Fully Switchable Smart Meters

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  By Sam Meadows in The Telegraph.   More than a million households may be unable to benefit from the new breed of fully switchable smart meters, it has emerged. The £11bn smart meter roll-out, promoted by celebrities including Kirstie Allsopp has seen more than 12 million installed, but has been dogged by issues of meters “going […]

Could This Documentary Change The Way We Perceive Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ?

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    By Guy Kelly in The Telegraph.   It has been more than 60 years since a bewildering epidemic swept through the Royal Free Hospital in north London, rendering almost 300 members of staff incapacitated and forcing the place to close for three months. At the time, in 1955, the mysterious, polio-like outbreak (called […]

New £10 Note: How To Spot If Yours Is Worth Thousands

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    By  Laura Suter in The Telegraph. People can make thousands of pounds by checking the serial number on their new £10 banknotes when they are released this week. Unique or special serial numbers can make the new Jane Austen note worth thousands, but how do you know which ones are valuable? How do the serial […]

I Changed Career In My Fifties… And Was Struck Down By ME

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    By Victoria Lambert in The Telegraph.   When Jude Adams was diagnosed with myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), her illness could not have come at a more frustrating time. After years of nursing a secret passion for singing, Jude, a former fitness industry professional, had begun to take lessons, performing in public for the first […]

It’s Time For Doctors To Apologise To Their ME Patients

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  By Dr Charles Shepherd in The Telegraph. For too long the medical community has dismissed ‘Chronic Fatigue Syndrome’ as a mental illness which can be cured with therapy and exercise. Back in 1955, a mysterious polio-like illness affected 262 doctors and nurses at London’s Royal Free Hospital. The hospital had to close for just […]

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