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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 Diabetes and other hormone problems / Hyperthyroidism and Grave's Disease
Hi all have just been given carbamazole 5mg x 2 a day until I see my endocrinologist in December. I am on propranolol x 10mg x 3 a day. Just a query-...
Posted in Gut, bowel and stomach / Hernia
Inguinal Hernia or not?
Hi, first I apologise if this is long! But I'll be as brief as possible. I am 50 female, slightly overweight, always been active - gym 2-3 times week....
Posted in Women's health / Menopause
Burning sensation in breasts and ribs
Hi everyone I have just about had my fill of this perimenopause business! I recently had an endometrial ablation due to horrendous bleeding. Now I...
Posted in Brain and nerves / Mirtazapine
If anyone could share some of their experiences and perhaps advise on when this nightmare is going to end I'd really appreciate it. I’m 34, otherwise...
Posted in Mental health / Anxiety Disorders
So where are all the housebound people at?
Hi all newbie here. How is everyone? Many other people here housebound? :)
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