Breakthrough; A Migraine Drug that works – Trial Finds

A new migraine treatment, the first for 20 years, could halve the number of debilitating attacks suffered by patients who have exhausted all other treatments. Last year a major clinical trial showed weekly injections of the drug, Erenumab, resulted in sufferers having three to four fewer “migraine days” per month.  The latest study looked at…

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Care for Carers

Being a carer requires a lot of physical and emotional energy. Here we have put together some coping techniques… Working in care requires a lot of physical and emotional energy, not to mention unwavering patience and compassion. As rewarding as it is, care work can be incredibly draining and at times quite stressful. Like anyone…

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What to do after a dementia diagnosis

Free guide to download – what to do after a dementia diagnosis helps you to understand clearly how to move on with life after this news… There is no right or wrong reaction to a diagnosis of dementia. Your loved one is likely to experience a wide range of emotions. This may vary from relief…

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Recognising Medical Conditions: Part 6 – Pressure Sores

Pressure sores can cause serious infections, some of which can be life threatening. They are usually associated with someone who is bed-ridden but they frequently occur when the person does not move around much and spends long periods sitting or lying in one position – perhaps with their back against a cushion or feet resting…

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