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This week: Parkinson Awareness Week

Parkinson’s Disease (Video)

Parkinson’s disease is a condition affecting the central nervous system. Dr Henryk Kranz discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of...
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Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease involves a depletion of dopamine-containing neurons in the substantia nigra of the basal ganglia in the brain. The classical...

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New treatments for sepsis

A breakthrough in cell transplantation could pave the way for new therapies to combat sepsis, the cause of 7.3 million […]

Group bonding halts depression for all walks of life

Becoming a part of a social group can significantly reduce the effects of depression, according to new research from The […]

BRA you ready for a revolution? The quest to design better fitting bras

Custom designed bras may be in sight thanks to a 3D computer-aided design study. It may have been hundreds of […]
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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,...