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12 Jun

How Healthcare Professionals Are Shaping Healthcare’s Future through Medical Research Surveys

There has recently been a growing interest among healthcare professionals to extend their influence beyond typical patient care and actively contribute to advancing medical knowledge and practices.

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Helen

1 Jun

Simple Exercises to Boost Hand and Wrist Strength

Simple Exercises to Boost Hand and Wrist Strength as You Age As we age, everyday activities like opening jars can become surprisingly challenging. The gradual loss of muscle strength and bone density can impact our hands and wrists, making once-easy …

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31 May

A Deep Dive into Liver Cancer Statistics by Demographics and Risk Factors

Liver cancer is a significant global health concern, impacting millions each year.

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7 May

Five Actions To Take If Your Friends Are Pressuring You To Try Drugs

Peer pressure can be a horrible thing, but what’s worse it can affect us at various stages of our lives. It’s something we may have thought had left us in school, but no, you’ll find it in work, in the pub and even among friends.

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Helen

1 May

Navigating Total Knee Replacement: Is it safe to kneel?

One of the most frequent messages I hear from my clients is: “I’ve had a total knee replacement and now can’t kneel.” The ability to kneel is key to be able to get up from the floor if you fall. …

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9 Apr

Pursuing A Career In The Health Sector: Advancing From Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) represents a significant step in your medical career as a Registered Nurse (RN). This transition not only amplifies your knowledge base but also broadens your professional opportunities.

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2 Apr

5 Steps for Dealing with Your Injury At Work

An injury at work can dramatically alter your daily life. Suddenly, you may find yourself unable to perform your duties, or doing so only with significant pain—a perilous scenario. Your income vanishes, while hospital and medical expenses loom large, threatening to devour funds reserved for essential living costs such as your home loan and food.

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Helen

1 Apr

Balancing Act: The Surprising Health Benefits of Standing on One Leg

The seemingly simple act of standing on one leg has emerged as a powerful indicator of overall well-being. Recent research suggests that practising standing on one leg can contribute to fitness and, potentially, a longer lifespan. The ability to stand …

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25 Mar

Composite Bonding Cost 101: Read this before you do it.

Composite bonding is a popular cosmetic dental procedure that involves applying a tooth-coloured resin material to repair chips, cracks, or discolouration in teeth. Not only does it enhance the appearance of your smile, but it also restores the functionality of damaged teeth.

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13 Mar

Advancements and Future Prospects in Medical Imaging Technology

Medical imaging stands as a cornerstone in modern diagnostics, profoundly impacting millions of lives through early detection of diseases, ranging from cancer to cardiovascular disorders. The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising the domain, enhancing precision and efficiency. AI-driven …

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11 Mar

Demystifying Diabetes: Understanding Symptoms, Testing, Treatment, and Control

Diabetes is a complex metabolic disorder characterized by elevated blood sugar levels, affecting millions of people worldwide. Despite its prevalence, there are still misconceptions surrounding diabetes, making it crucial to shed light on its symptoms, testing methods, treatment options, and strategies for control.

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11 Mar

How to Refresh Your Look Without Surgery

Not everyone is keen on going under the knife in the quest for a youthful appearance. Facelift surgery, while generally effective, comes with drawbacks, including a lengthy recovery period, risks of complications, and a high price tag.

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Helen

1 Mar

Strength Training Benefits: A Guide for Managing Health Conditions

Strength training isn’t only for the fit and healthy, it can provide lots of benefits for those managing long term health conditions as well. If you’ve received a diagnosis of conditions such as low back pain, Parkinson’s, heart disease, or …

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23 Feb

Talking About Medical Cannabis With Your Family

Discussing medical cannabis with your family can be a challenging but necessary conversation. It"s important to address their concerns and provide them with information about the therapeutic benefits of medical cannabis. By having an open and empathetic dialogue, you can help your family understand the legitimacy of using medical cannabis as a treatment option and gain their support.

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14 Feb

Non-Invasive CRISPR/Cas9 Method Shows Promising Results As Treatment for Chronic Anxiety

However, not all hope is lost as the rise of new genomic technologies may be the key to alleviating the ongoing mental health crisis. CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing therapy targets hereditary diseases such as Huntington"s, to non-hereditary diseases such as cancer. Recent research has shown that CRISPR/Cas9 can also potentially relieve and even resolve mental health disorders such as chronic anxiety.

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Helen

6 Feb

Why you should come for a walk

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Are you feeling rather drowned and overwhelmed by all the health and wellbeing information that January threw at us? Would you just like to know the number 1⃣ thing you can do to improve your health? With the added bonus …

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Helen

1 Feb

Bolstering Bone Health: A Roadmap to Strong Bones

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What is Osteoporosis? Picture of a Skeleton Living tissue constantly breaks down and replaces bone. Osteoporosis occurs when creating new bone lags behind old bone loss . It impacts men and women of all races, with higher risk for postmenopausal …

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19 Jan

An Educational Guide To Addressing Common Health Issues

Maintaining good health is a priority for a fulfilling life, yet many individuals tend to ignore or downplay certain health issues, potentially jeopardising their overall well-being. In this comprehensive guide, we"ll delve into common health concerns that are often overlooked, emphasising the importance of addressing them proactively. Let’s look at some of these issues and how you can tackle them.

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5 Jan

Exploring the Best Procedures to Reduce Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Fine lines and wrinkles, often associated with ageing, result from various factors like sun exposure, lifestyle habits, and genetics. Understanding their origins is crucial in exploring effective treatments. From dermal fillers to Botox and laser skin resurfacing, cosmetic procedures offer diverse solutions to reduce these signs of ageing and rejuvenate skin.

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5 Jan

5 Ways to Deal With Menopause Symptoms

Many women opt for natural approaches over hormone replacement treatments. Engaging in a conversation with your health advisor to devise an appropriate symptom control plan is crucial. Here are five organic methods commonly adopted by many females to maintain a balance with their menopause symptoms, to help you begin your journey.

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4 Jan

Understanding and Managing Kneecap Pain

Kneecap pain, also known as patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), is a common ailment that affects individuals of all ages. Characterized by a dull, aching discomfort around the front of the knee, this condition can hinder one’s ability to perform daily activities and enjoy an active lifestyle. This comprehensive guide will delve into the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and management strategies for kneecap pain, equipping readers with the knowledge to understand and address this pervasive issue.

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Helen

1 Jan

🌟 Ditch Resolutions! Embrace What You Can Achieve in 2024 🌟

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If you have followed me for a while you will know that I am not a big fan of New Year Resolutions. Mostly because resolutions just add extra stress to your life and quickly fall by the wayside so they …

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20 Dec

A Guide to Finding the Right Home Care Provider

Finding the right home care provider can be daunting, especially when trying to find the best care for a loved one. With so many options available for home care services in London, it can be overwhelming to navigate this complex …

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Helen

12 Dec

Standing Up and Feeling Dizzy? Here’s What You Need to Know

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Do you feel dizzy when you stand up? Feeling dizzy when you stand up could be due to postural hypotension – a drop in blood pressure that often happens when you go from sitting or lying to standing. But don’t …

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Helen

1 Dec

Staying Merry and Bright

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Staying Merry and Bright Health, Falls Prevention, and Balance Tips During Christmas Here are some things you can do to ensure you stay happy, healthy and steady over the Christmas season.  Incorporate Gentle Exercises: Amidst the hustle and bustle of …

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