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Screening for early detection of serious conditions can allow you to take charge of your health ...

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Unusually named medical conditions

We’ve all heard of the common cold but these conditions are not run-of-the-mill. They may have fun or frivolous names, but for those living with them they’re serious medical conditions. Medic Alert tells us more... Alice in Wonderland Syndrome This is a neurological syndrome that affects perception. People can feel like they're giants, or have giant body parts, moving through a tiny world. They can also fee ...

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Living with Dementia

Receiving a diagnosis of dementia has a life-changing impact on all involved.  Everyone’s journey will be different, in the way day-to-day life can continue and the speed of deterioration experienced. You may notice a loved one’s personality changing as their dementia advances; they may display behaviours that are out of character, such as: Becoming wary of other people Shouting and aggression Restlessness ...

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How to protect yourself from flu

Dr Bram Brons, independent GP and member of the HealthExpress medical team, talks us through the key issues of the influenza virus as so you can learn the necessary steps to protect yourself against infection and stay healthy this winter. This winter will likely see the spread of seasonal flu. Flu is a contagious respiratory infection spread from person to person via coughing and sneezing. Like the common c ...

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