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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 Gut, bowel and stomach / Oesophageal Achalasia and Spasm
So glad to have found you all... Our story
I am the wife of a 53 year old who suffers from Achalasia. He has had the condition for at least three years although it has been a gradual dawning with...
Posted in Heart and blood vessels / Cardiovascular Disorders
Heart rate & Blood pressure confusion
Hi, Is is possible to have a high heart rate while at the same time a normale rate of blood pressure? I'm asking on behalf of a relative... I thought...
Posted in Infections / Genital Herpes Simplex
Diagnostic blood test
I keep reading about people having a blood test to see whether they have the virus but the GP here, in the UK, says you can't see whether you have it with...
Posted in Brain and nerves / Sertraline
i've depressed for a month...and i take medication for 1month but doesnt work n take diazepam for 5.
I did take sertraline 50mg for a month n now doktor increase my medication to 100mg n 2mg diazepam...but its not working wth me...what should i do?
Posted in Women's health / Ovarian Cyst
Hi i had a full abdominal hysterectomy on the 12th Sep because of a large cyst on my left ovary.Went to see my gyni on Fri for my post op check up and...
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