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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 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 Women's health / Ovarian Cyst
Large Ovarian Cyst waiting time?
I went to the gym in October and thought I pulled a muscle in my stomach, but it was really painful so ended up going to the doctors. They referred me...
Posted in Bones, joints and muscles / Knee Problems
Total hip replacement
I had a TKR 5+weeks ago and although l have noted a vast improvement find l am still in pain and need to take regular analgesics. l attend physiotherapy...
Posted in Bones, joints and muscles / Adhesive Capsulitis Of Shoulder
Frozen shoulder - choices of treatment
I first noticed the symptoms of FS about 4 months ago - it seemed to come out of the blue for no reason at all. Just as mystifying was what should I do...
Posted in Operations and surgical procedures / Hip Replacement
Vit D Level dropped 40 pts w/hip replacement
Some history first. I've been a sun lover all my life up until early 50's and then the sun started to bother me so I "came in" from the sun I had bathed...
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