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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 / Dermatology
Skin bubbles near penis?
My girlfriend of 3 years had these 'skin tag' looking things on her vaginal entrance a year ago. I had no fear of infidelity and I know we were both negative...
Posted in Bones, joints and muscles / Hallux Valgus
I'm due to have bunion surgery in 15days, I'm so nervous an worried about pain and recovery, I'm really active and love the gym,i really want to get back...
Posted in Mental health / Anxiety Disorders
Realising how strong I am!
I was in a very pensive mood today, reflecting on the last ten years of my life and the lightbulb went on! My mother always says "there is some for everyone"...
Posted in Mental health / Depression
Free from depression after 7.5 months on citalopram and 14 weeks' CBT :)
One of the things I came on this site hoping to see when I joined was good news stories about people being treated for depression and/or anxiety as I suffered...
Posted in Bones, joints and muscles / Knee Problems
Recommended pain meds?
I am going back to my surgeon on Wednesday and getting prepared for the meeting. As I fear I will be quite tearful when asked "and how are you" (I arrived...
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