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How magic tricks help children with cerebral palsy
For children with hemiplegia, a common form of cerebral palsy, learning to be a magician is remarkably effective therapy. Paula Cocozza reports from …
Does a daily aspirin prevent cancer?
A study suggests that an aspirin a day can help prevent colon, oesophagus and stomach cancers. So should we all be self-medicating? Luisa Dillner …
This column will change your life: a holiday shared is a break for us all
'In Sweden, the more people holidayed at the same time, the greater the rate at which antidepressant prescriptions decreased', says Oliver Burkeman
'I was fired for having a miscarriage': the truth about pregnancy and work
Bim Adewunmi: Six out of 10 mothers believe their careers suffered after they became pregnant. How have you found managing pregnancy, motherhood and …
Do you feel lonely?
A study has revealed one in 10 people feel they do not have a close friend – an estimated 4.7m people across the UK. Share your experiences of …
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Posted in Mental health / Anxiety Disorders
Sorry and Thankyou
Hi everyone. For those who have read my previous blogs you'll know I'm meant to be going on holiday today. I've made the decision to not go. Sorry if I've...
Posted in Eyes / Blepharitis
Think I have Blepharitis..
Started having many of the symptoms you all have experienced with Blepharitis ... thought it was just a fluke at first.. maybe was having an allergic reaction...
Posted in Gut, bowel and stomach / Crohn's Disease
unwell and scared!! can anyone help?
Hi, I was looking for some advice. I have been suffering from bleeding/mucas in very loose stools (I'm going to the loo about 6-10 a day - very urgently...
Posted in Mental health / Depression
Day 7 on citalopram and feel awful
I'm on my 7th day of citalopram n I feel even more depressed n hopeless than usual :( Is this normal?
Posted in Gut, bowel and stomach / Reflux Oesophagitis
How I cured my gastritis
When I got diagnosed with mild gastritis (but no H. Pylori) and esophagitis, I looked all over the internet to find what to do. I did not find many accounts...
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