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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 Mental health / Anxiety Disorders
"Golden List"- tips for anxiety/depression
Hi All, Some tips for combatting depression/anxiety. I hope they can be of help to some people. I find that following these tips helps me a lot. :) 1. Identify...
Posted in Mental health / Depression
Boyfriend has boughts of depression, cries and talks of suicide. I listen and support him and one day asked if he wants to see his GP and get meds, he...
Posted in Health promotion / Weight Loss - Intentional
Hi all, Im 4.5 stone over weight and im looking into getting a gastric band, i may sound drastic but i have tried eveything and i cant seem to get...
Posted in General / Chatroom
confused about god..
i dont know if i'm the only one that thinks about this.. i've been told i'm quite a deep person. They say god created the universe and its entirety, but.. Who...
Posted in Brain and nerves / Tramadol
I want to say thank you for this post! I have searched many forums which most are dated over 5 years ago. I am 58 years old, had a crash course in menopause,...
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