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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 Bones, joints and muscles / Hallux Valgus
Is surgery the best thing?
These are my feet (You should have seen my grandmothers feet) I am now 50 and they have got a little worse over the years but are broadly stable, however...
Posted in Mental health / Anxiety Disorders
worried about cervical/ovarian cancer 😢
Hi just wondering if anyone has ever had brown/pink discharge in between your periods? Im so scared as im on the pill and am deffo not pregnant, my period...
Posted in Gut, bowel and stomach / Irritable Bowel Syndrome
IBS general thoughts
Hello I have spent hours trying to work out what ibs is all about. a) What has caused my condition? b) How can I cure it rather than just keep it at...
Posted in General / Chatroom
Has anyone come to the point that life was too much to handle?
Upon doing so, ever been close to ending it? I'm just wondering especially for us who have been suffering long term. And, if you have a significant other,...
Posted in Diabetes and other hormone problems / Diabetes
I am scared now any advice please
Just been told by the doctor my sugar level is 9.5 and i have to have a fasting test in 2 weeks does this mean i have type 2 diabetis and will...
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