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Five Victorian diseases - and their medical pioneers
Cancer, Alzheimer's, malaria, cirrhosis … just some of the many diseases that we face as members of the twenty-first century. But what came …
Should I worry if my child is short?
Luisa Dillner: Short stature is a common reason for children to be referred to a paediatrician – it could be a sign of a hormone deficiency or a …
Cleft lip and palate: a brighter future for babies
Babies born with cleft lip and palate now have more treatment options than ever before. One mother tells Eleanor Tucker how advances have helped her …
This column will change your life: mise en place
Oliver Burkeman: Don't just make a plan. Doing it in the meticulous, focused spirit of mise en place makes a difference
Tim Parks on meditation’s pros and cons: ‘This is more than medicine’
Mindfulness, it was reported this week, can have harmful side effects. But for novelist Tim Parks, meditation offered an escape from pain – …
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Posted in Brain and nerves / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Hi I am wondering if anyone knows of any medicines that can help boost your energy levels. I am extremely tired all the time and I am eating fruit, meat,...
Posted in Bones, joints and muscles / Polymyalgia Rheumatica and GCA
How can I tell if PMR has abated
Can anyone who has been through the whole PMR journey tell me how they would describe how they feel/know that the PMR has gone and the pain left is just...
Posted in Contraception and sexual health / Sexual Health
I've have a ongoing problem with the old boy, I get what feels like a over hard pain when fully stiff, I've been docs got referred to sex clinic they felt...
Posted in Mental health / Anxiety Disorders
Really struggling with my anxiety
Morning all. This is my first post here - be gentle with me. I'm having real problems with anxiety of late. It stems back to May, when, completely...
Posted in Operations and surgical procedures / Hip Replacement
Bilateral protrusio of hips
Hi i had a left hip replacement in January and still have mobility problems. i am 56 and since surgery can't do as much as I use to. one of my biggest...
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