November 14, 2019
This month is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month when charities launch campaigns to raise awareness about this progressive lung disease which is..
November 7, 2019
So, you’ve got a niggling health issue that won’t go away… but the GP can’t see you again for 3 weeks. Onto the internet to see if Dr Google can..
November 1, 2019
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month in the US, so in this week’s post we’re going over the basics of this neurological condition that affects more..
October 24, 2019
There have been several announcements this week, both in the US and the UK, and also in Australia, on some new drugs that will become available for..
October 17, 2019
Everyone has experienced stomach pain at some point in their life. Often the cause is obvious, such as a stomach bug or too many sit ups at the gym,..
October 10, 2019
Take a look at the stats for Stomach Cancer, also known as Gastric Cancer, and you’ll realise it’s not an easy one to diagnose. Out of an estimated..
October 3, 2019
We all know that our lungs are a vital organ, necessary to keep us alive, and if we don’t have a medical career, we can probably remember some of the..
September 27, 2019
Around the globe, September is Suicide Prevention Month. National Suicide Prevention day was earlier in the month in the UK, whilst September..
September 19, 2019
Iron deficiency symptoms, as we explored last week in our blogpost, are common in pregnant women and in women who experience heavy periods. Another..
September 12, 2019
Answering yes to this question is much more likely than you’d think. The World Health Organisation estimates that more than 25% of the world’s..
August 30, 2019
August is the awareness month for Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), an extremely rare and life threatening disease that can develop over mere hours,..
August 23, 2019
Bell’s palsy can be very frightening to experience or witness, and cause great alarm. Over a matter of hours, muscles in the face begin to lose..