Tag: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

What is Nipah virus? Symptoms and signs of the disease as death toll rises in India after outbreak in Kerala

TEN people have died in an outbreak of Nipah virus in southern India and dozens are in quarantine. Health chiefs fear the bat-borne tropical disease could spark a new...

What Is The Hpv Virus, Can Women And Men Get Vaccinated And What Are The Symptoms Of Cervical Cancer?

IT can affect around half of sexually active people and can be high or low risk depending on the type. The sexually transmitted virus HPV is the most widespread...

What Causes Insomnia, What Are The Symptoms Of Tom Bradby’s Condition, Are There Sleep Aids And What Is Fatal Familial Insomnia?

INSOMNIA is a common problem, thought to affect around one in every three Brits, with older people particularly prone to it. Here is everything you need to know about...

Is there a cure for the common cold, what treatments are there for cold symptoms and how is it different to the flu?

COMMON colds blight us all – seemingly at the worst possible time. Here is all you need to know about the bunged up bane of our lives. Is there a cure for the common...

What Is The Difference Between A Heart Attack And Cardiac Arrest? The Signs, Symptoms, Cpr Treatment And What To Do

BOTH can be deadly, but a heart attack and a cardiopulmonary, or cardiac, arrest are not the same thing. Here is a quick guide to the two conditions – and what you...

What Is Neurofibromatosis, What Are The Symptoms Of Adam Pearson’s Condition, What Causes It And Is There A Cure?

NEUROFIBROMATOSIS affects around one in 3,000 people – with symptoms ranging in severity. Here’s everything you need to know about TV presenter Adam Pearson’s...

What Is Glioblastoma, What Are The Symptoms Of Tessa Jowell’s Brain Cancer And What Is The Disease’s Life Expectancy?

FORMER minister for public health and culture secretary Tessa Jowell spoke out about her cancer battle before her death in May 2018. But what is glioblastoma and what...

What Is Glioblastoma, What Are The Symptoms Of Tessa Jowell’s Brain Cancer And What Is The Life Expectancy?

FORMER minister for public health and culture secretary Tessa Jowell spoke out about her cancer battle before her death in May 2018. But what is glioblastoma and what...

What Is Dementia, How Is It Different From Alzheimer’s And What Are The Symptoms And Stages Of The Disease?

DEMENTIA affects 850,000 people across the UK – and this figure is expected to rise to over 1 million by 2025, and 2 million by 2051. The disease has been the subject...

What Are The Most Common Allergies And Their Symptoms, And How Are They Tested? From Hay Fever To Pets

AN ALLERGIC reaction is a way of your body responding to an “invader” and there is more to allergies than just hayfever. Around one in four people in the UK are...