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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 Infections / Lyme Disease
my joints have been aching me for the last 3 weeks
For the first two weeks my shoulder joints, and my knee joints, would ach through out the day. Now the third week, I woke up one morning and couldn't move...
Posted in Mental health / Anxiety Disorders
Help - Anxiety Chest Pain or acid reflux?
Hi guys, I think I’m going crazy. I have had chest pains on the left side of my chest for the last couple of months now. I have it on and off every...
Posted in Bones, joints and muscles / Hallux Valgus
Hi All I just wanted to put my experience in writing in the hope like others it will help others to decide should I or should'nt I? Before I had my surgery...
Posted in Gut, bowel and stomach / Abdominal Disorders
'undiagnosable' abdominal pain.
Hi there, I've had right severe abdominal pain, just below my rib line, It's a constant pain and i've experienced it for about 4 months now. At first...
Posted in Brain and nerves / Citalopram
will my anxiety get better?
Hi. This is my first post on here, i have felt encouraged by reading this forum. I started cit 4 weeks ago for having bouts of health anxiety. I started...
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