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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 Skin and nails / Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Male with HS for past 8 years
I've had HS for the past 8 years however, it was just recently diagnosed going into surgery for what the doctor and numerous dermatologist have called...
Posted in Heart and blood vessels / Cardiovascular Disorders
Last night I had pain in the centre of my chest
It was whilst I was lay down either on my back or side. The pain would last about 15-20 seconds...quite intense, then go away but come back after a few...
Posted in Gut, bowel and stomach / Reflux Oesophagitis
LPR/Silent Reflux - desperately in need of a miracle. Has anyone recovered from this?
Hi - I'll be as brief as possible. For almost a year I have had symptoms which have worsened, starting with throat clearing and progressing to regular...
Posted in Skin and nails / Raynaud's Phenomenon
I have the cure for Raynauds
Let me tell you I had full blown Raynaud's. I'd need roughly one hour recovery from an attack. Blue fingers white fingers, pain - the lot. I've got low...
Posted in Heart and blood vessels / Amlodipine
I know its was amlodipine!
I am a healthy 58 yr old and normally very active. BP was rising over the last year or so to 178/98 and so this Jan my Doc put me on Amlodipine 5mg. Thats...
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