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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 Substance misuse / Alcohol Consumption
Cutting my alcoholic friend out of my life
I have had a close friend around me for several months who has a drinking problem which they admit to having and Im not a drinker. This friend or now ex...
Posted in Men's health / Prostate Cancer
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Posted in Women's health / Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Need advice and other peoples stories!
Ok I'm writing my own as the posts I've found that relate to me are many years ago so want people up to date. I came off the pill December 2013, had...
Posted in Gut, bowel and stomach / Coeliac Disease
Does anyone else suffer from headaches? Ive been diagnosed coeliac for almost 3 years and constantly suffer from a foggy head and headaches,, currently...
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