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Five Victorian diseases - and their medical pioneers
Cancer, Alzheimer's, malaria, cirrhosis … just some of the many diseases that we face as members of the twenty-first century. But what came …
Should I worry if my child is short?
Luisa Dillner: Short stature is a common reason for children to be referred to a paediatrician – it could be a sign of a hormone deficiency or a …
Cleft lip and palate: a brighter future for babies
Babies born with cleft lip and palate now have more treatment options than ever before. One mother tells Eleanor Tucker how advances have helped her …
This column will change your life: mise en place
Oliver Burkeman: Don't just make a plan. Doing it in the meticulous, focused spirit of mise en place makes a difference
Tim Parks on meditation’s pros and cons: ‘This is more than medicine’
Mindfulness, it was reported this week, can have harmful side effects. But for novelist Tim Parks, meditation offered an escape from pain – …
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Posted in Mental health / Anxiety Disorders
I had the flu for about 4 weeks and still got a cough so i'm not sleeping so well. I took myself off the meds and now regretting it. There's this doom...
Posted in Brain and nerves / Migraine
Drugs to prevent migraine ? Help
Hi I have posted my question under migraine and propranolol, please read for full details, basically I would appreciate some advice on how effective...
Posted in Brain and nerves / Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
I was diagnosed with IIH after i went to the opticians for an eye test. They found my optical nerves were badly swolen and thought i had a tumour. I was...
Posted in Brain and nerves / Zopiclone
Zopiclone - Side Effects
I was prescribed Zopiclone about four years ago as a remedy for chronic insomnia - I have Fibromyalgia and the lack of sleep was absolutely killing me....
Posted in Eyes / Blepharitis
slimy eyes, driving me mad :(
Hey guys im new here. Nice to meet people with the similar problem, Ive had this terrible condition since I was 18, i am now nearly 28. I dont get as itchy...
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