David Cox Journalist
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David Cox is a freelance health journalist, broadcaster, copywriter and media consultant

40 Articles
26 days ago
theguardian.com

The hidden long-term risks of surgery: ‘It gives people’s brains a hard time’

Operations can have cognitive side-effects, particularly in the over-65s but also in the very young, where anaestheti...

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2 months ago
theguardian.com

Can we vaccinate against Epstein-Barr, the virus you didn’t know you had?

EBV is a puzzling pathogen that lies dormant in most of us. But its link to MS and some cancers has led to the develo...

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5 months ago
theguardian.com

Why is it so hard to lose that festive weight – and keep it off? – podcast

Madeleine Finlay speaks to health journalist David Cox on the science of metabolism, and what it means for our health

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6 months ago
telegraph.co.uk

The inside story of the search for an Alzheimer’s vaccine

As the first human trial begins, David Cox meets the scientists who say prevention, not cure, may be the answer

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6 months ago
theguardian.com

Is Delta the last Covid ‘super variant’?

The Delta variant was first detected a year ago and is now dominant across the globe. Scientists are concerned that a...

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7 months ago
theguardian.com

Burn, baby, burn: the new science of metabolism

Losing weight may be tough, but keeping it off, research tells us, is tougher – just not for the reasons you might think

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10 months ago
theguardian.com

Is medical cannabis really a magic bullet?

Research increasingly suggests that extracts from the plant are effective in treating pain, anxiety, epilepsy and mor...

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11 months ago
theguardian.com

Giles Yeo: ‘Let’s consider the type of food we eat, and not fixate on calories’

The scientist and broadcaster discusses the drawbacks of calorie-counting and BMI in measuring obesity, and how our g...

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11 months ago
theguardian.com

Why are women more prone to long Covid?

While men over 50 tend to suffer the most acute symptoms of coronavirus, women who get long Covid outnumber men by as...

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about 1 year ago
theguardian.com

The 'elite controllers' who can naturally suppress HIV

Research into how some HIV-positive people keep the virus at bay promises to yield new treatment possibilities, from ...

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about 1 year ago
wired.co.uk

The coronavirus pandemic might actually save the census

The once-in-a-decade census seems outdated, but taking stock of the country in the wake of a pandemic is exactly the ...

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about 1 year ago
theguardian.com

The epic battle with cancer's 'Death Star'

Forty years after the mutant genes that cause the deadliest cancers were discovered, drugs that target them could be ...

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