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Mental Health and Women's Hair Loss

23 Nov 2020

The relationship between our mental health and hair loss is a complex one. Certain life-altering events such as the death of a loved one, a period of illness or a divorce can be triggers for hair loss.

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Menopause and Hair Loss

13 Nov 2020

It can be tough going through menopause, coping with symptoms like hot flushes, mood swings and insomnia.

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Is Hair Loss Normal After Having A Baby?

10 Nov 2020

Are you a new mother worrying about hair loss? Have you noticed clumps of hair on your pillow or in the shower? Don’t panic - hair shedding after childbirth is completely normal, and your hair will usually grow back after a few months.

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Skin rashes can be a sign of Covid

02 Oct 2020

We are all now well aware of the common symptoms known to be linked to Coronavirus, which include a dry persistent cough and a loss of sense of smell.

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Babies Children and COVID. Consultant Paediatrician Dr Ed Abrahamson's Blog

29 Sep 2020

I have changed the format compared to March to August, to directly address the key questions that are now in everyone’s minds.

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Could our tanning obsession be driven by genes?

22 Sep 2020

Latest research by scientists suggests that our love of basking in the sun could be driven by genes.

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The 'Epipen' that stops migraines before they start

10 Aug 2020

Dr Mark Weatherall, Consultant Neurologist, talks to the Mail Online about an Epipen that could stop migraines before they start and could help reduce the number of patients having to visit hospitals.

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The Sunday Times reports "Private scan clinic missed three baby defects in a week"

21 Jul 2020

The Sunday Times reports "Private scan clinic missed three baby defects in a week".

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Skin rash should be considered fourth key symptom of Covid 19

21 Jul 2020

A new pre-print study led by King’s College London has found that characteristic skin rashes and ‘COVID fingers and toes’ can occur in the absence of any other symptoms and therefore should be considered as key diagnostic signs of the virus.

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Babies Children and COVID-19

07 Jul 2020

Dr Ed Abrahamson, Consultant Paediatrician, updates us on how Covid-19 affects babies and children. The good news is that the risk is very low.

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