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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 Bones, joints and muscles / Knee Problems
Fell of bike
I fell off my electric bike at some speed two days ago, directly onto my new knee (done about 4 months ago). I managed to cycle home, and thought that...
Posted in Women's health / Uterine Fibroids
Fibroids and TENS unit
Hello all! I'm new to this forum and still adjusting to how to do this and that! Brief history of me: I recently had a myomectomy a few months back to...
Posted in Health promotion / Weight Loss - Intentional
Hi all, Im 4.5 stone over weight and im looking into getting a gastric band, i may sound drastic but i have tried eveything and i cant seem to get...
Posted in Chest and lungs / Pneumothorax
Long haul flight after Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum/Pneumothorax?
I was diagnosed with Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum in July this year, I am hoping to fly to Australia on a 22 hour flight in 2 months but I am worried...
Posted in Bones, joints and muscles / Ankle Problems
Fractured my ankle 3 months ago but ankle keeps swelling and is painful.
I had fractured my ankle in July this year. Had it in plaster for six weeks, had a review with consultant yesterday. Had another x ray and consultant confirmed...
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