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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 Brain and nerves / Mirtazapine
My Mirt taper - not that bad :)
Hey everyone, I've been a member of this site for a while and never really posted anything but I see a lot of posts discussing withdrawal and peoples...
Posted in General / Alternative and Complementary Medicine
Cholesterol is Important and we need it
We've been brainwashed by the medical world that cholesterol is a bad thing....and therefore the statins are pushed for this bad thing. I woke up this...
Posted in Brain and nerves / Hypertension
Lowering blood pressure
Hi. This is my first posting. I have been reading with interest the various blogs about high blood pressure and how to reduce it and thought my experiences...
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...
Posted in Mental health / Anxiety Disorders
My Anxiety has never been this bad...
I have struggled with Anxiety for as long as I can remember. It has never been this bad before, I'm so concerned something is wrong with me. It wasn't...
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