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Public Health England: Enhanced Ebola screening process
Public Health England is helping to roll out enhanced screening for Ebola starting at Heathrow, then Gatwick and St Pancras (Eurostar), in …
Stroke recovery may be helped by "safe" stem cell therapy
Stem cell therapy could help the recovery of stroke victims, according to a small study from Imperial College London.1 The study only examined a …
Depression "common in early Parkinson's"
Depression may be a more common occurrence in the early stages of Parkinson's disease than in the rest of the population, according to a recent US …
Diets high in salt linked to 1.6m heart deaths
Eating a diet that contains a lot of salt has been connected to more than 1.6m deaths around the world by a US study.1 The research, which was …
Is the increase in the 10 most common cancers caused by obesity?
Carrying more weight than we should increases the risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers, according to a recent UK study.1 The research …
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Posted in Women's health / Pregnancy, Newborn health and Infertility
Pyloric Stenosis and long term effects
Hi - my son had this condition and was operated on at 4 weeks. We were told at the time it is usually noticed at 3 months plus and he was very young and...
Posted in General / Other Conditions
Hiya, I've got a massive decision to make, life changing in fact and I wondered if I could ask for your opinions. A little background first. I'm a 45...
Posted in Mental health / Anxiety Disorders
Does anyone ever get a sudden pain in your head if you move your head too fast or a certain way??
Posted in Bones, joints and muscles / Hallux Valgus
I am due to have my op on 5th December, although am on the standby list should a cancellation become available. I needed to ask very many questions at...
Posted in Heart and blood vessels / Amlodipine
Amlodipine Side Effects - Should I Stop After 3 Days?
Hi all, I have been diagnosed with very high blood pressure and was first put in Ramipril but had to come off due to severe cramps in legs (weirdly went...
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