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This week: Headache and Migraine Week

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Chronic Daily Headache (Incorporating Chronic Migraine and Medication Overuse H…

Chronic daily headache is a headache syndrome incorporating two distinct diagnoses, chronic migraine and medication overuse headache.
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Discussion of migraine headaches, including migraine with and without aura. Outlines the prevalence of migraine and factors which cause migraine...
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Tension headache

Tension-type headaches are a type of primary headache which have no apparent underlying cause. They are characterised by mild-moderate, dull pain...

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Placental tissue gives gift of life a second time around

Stem cells from placenta usually discarded after childbirth can now be used to develop treatments for conditions such as diabetes, […]

Aspirin cuts risk of clots, DVT by a third

Low dose aspirin lowers the occurrence of new venous blood clots – and represents a reasonable treatment option for patients […]
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Neurology/Neurophysiology Feature Pages

A diverse range of conditions, from excessive sweating to epilepsy, are underpinned by neurological abnormalities. Read expert advice about...
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All about Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition which causes red or white scaly patches of skin which are often itchy. It can affect a person’s mood and...
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Perennial Allergies

Allergies occur when the immune system reacts abnormally to a substance such as pollen that poses no threat to the body. Perennial allergies...
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Hand hygiene technique: hand washing with soap and water

This article explains the correct technique to wash your hands, an easy and effective way to prevent the spread of infection.
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Nasal sprays and washes for cold and flu

Nasal irrigation (washing the nasal cavity with fluid) can be used to remedy cold and flu symptoms like a blocked nose and is usually used in...
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Avocado and coconut ice cream

This raw food recipe for vegan icecream with avocado and coconut is not only vegan, it’s also sugar free and gluten free. But it’s rich, sweet,...