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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 General / Chatroom
When should we vote?
In a forum like this I believe we should be encouraging one another all the time. One way to do this is to vote. Vote for the topic if you have thought...
Posted in Bones, joints and muscles / Knee Problems
5 weeks post-op, cannot lift leg.
Hi All Just want to here peoples views. I am five weeks post--op. I was doing very well and physio were very pleased with me. But last week I caught...
Posted in Bones, joints and muscles / Fibromyalgia Syndrome
I have had Fibromayalga for 5years plus a few more health problems!
I was reading about a machine that helps with quite a various of ailments. It's called Alpa Stim, it's expensive to buy but Dr Steel on This Morning tv...
Posted in Women's health / Menopause
I keep getting a regular fluttering feeling quite high up in the middle of my chest. Feels very much like palpitations but is happening so often I am wondering...
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