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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 Bones, joints and muscles / Osteomyelitis
22 years old With Osteomyelitis in my jaw- 8 years of pain -
It is quite difficult to start writing about something which has been such a big part of my life for 8 years. I will start from the beginning... It...
Posted in Skin and nails / Dermatology
Stubble rash / itchy sensation over body.
I was wondering if someone knew if there was any decent products out there for females to help with the burning effects of stubble rash? This is due to...
Posted in Gut, bowel and stomach / Reflux Oesophagitis
Travel with acid reflux!
Like alot of people suffering from reflux/GERD I now sleep on a sloping mattress at home. I would like to try travelling a bit, and would like to buy...
Posted in Gut, bowel and stomach / Oesophageal Achalasia and Spasm
Achalasia Cardia(My life with it)- POEM surgery
Hello people! I wanted to share my life experiences with achalasia and how is it now and what treatment i am going to undergo and i ll keep this...
Posted in Brain and nerves / Migraine
Twitches in head and eye
Hi all, Ive been diagnosed with Hemapelgic Migraines and currently on a new medicaiton. Does any experience eye twitches or twitches in their head (like...
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