Family health: Avoid flu and quit smoking

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Helping vulnerable people to avoid winter flu is a real priority for family doctors at this time of year. Flu can lead to serious complications for some patients, including older people,...


World AIDS Day

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Despite major medical advances, HIV and AIDS continue to claim lives across the world. Held each year on December 1, World AIDS Day is an initiative that encourages people to unite in...


Help with symptoms of the menopause

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Concerns that many menopausal women were “suffering in silence” due to confusion about the safety of hormone replacement therapy recently led to new guidelines for medical professionals from the the...


Are you getting enough protein?

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Protein is a vital ingredient for the thousands of processes and reactions that take place within the human body each day. The popularity of sport supplements proves that many people are...


How much calcium does the human body need?

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A huge variety of nutrients are required to keep the human body functioning healthily but calcium is the one found in most abundance. Risks for those who do not consume...


STI testing for people without symptoms

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Some people with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) experience no symptoms and therefore do not tend to seek a test and treatment. However, untreated STIs can lead to a number of health...


How much water should people drink?

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Under normal circumstances, the amount of water we consume is regulated by the thirst reflex and the number of times we pay a visit to the toilet. However, there can be...


Treatment for gout

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While it’s often referred to as the “Disease of Kings”, gout is a condition affecting an estimated 1 in 40 adults in the UK. It can be very painful and is...


Adult acne treatment

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Coping with the physical and psychological impact of acne can be very difficult. While most people associate the condition with their teenage years, many adults also suffer. Figures from the NHS suggest...


Dr. Phelan discusses rising STI rates

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Public Health England has released updated figures on the rates of sexually transmitted infections (STI’s), with 440,000 STI’s diagnosed in 2014 in England alone. Chlamydia still tops the list of...


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