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How To Spot The Signs Of Skin Cancer This Winter

05 Jan 2021

It’s cold, dark, grey and it’s often wet. Winter is when we’re most likely to be covered up in layers of knits, coats, scarves, and boots. With barely any of our skin exposed during these long dark months, it’s easy to miss the signs of skin cancer.

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Three Things You Should Know About Skin Cancer

05 Jan 2021

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in this country. Over 100,000 people are diagnosed with the disease in the UK every year and the numbers are increasing. However, if you’ve noticed a new lump on your skin, or are worried about a suspicious looking mole – don’t panic.

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Private Pregnancy Ultrasound Scans in the News

09 Dec 2020

Do you know that anyone can set up an ultrasound “studio” offering pregnancy scans as they aren’t currently regulated? And as a recent BBC investigation demonstrated some of them are just bad. As always, you get what you pay for. 

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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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