Month: November 2021

Getting You Back To Your Normal Mobility With Hip Replacement Surgery

If you have been getting a long-term pain and stiffness in your hip joint such that it has reduced your mobility and affected your everyday activities and quality of life, then you may be offered a hip replacement surgery. When a hip is damage or worn out, it is often due to osteoarthritis or rheumatoid …

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Menopause and Perimenopause Self Care and Lifestyle Measures (National Self Care Week 15-21 November 2021).

Self-Care Week is an annual UK-wide national awareness week that focuses on embedding support for self-care across communities, families and generations. Practise Self Care for Life is the theme for 2021. The Consultdoc organisation is focusing on Women’s health this week and one hot topic in women’s health is managing menopausal and perimenopausal symptoms. There …

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Lyme Disease: How Common Is It And What To Do After A Tick Bite?

This is an infection caused by bacteria that enters the body following a bite from an infected tick. Public Health England (PHE) estimates that there are about 2000 to 3000 cases every year in England and Wales. 1 in 4 cases are acquired when people travel outside the United Kingdom (UK). It is more prevalent …

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First Oral Antiviral for COVID-19, Lagevrio (Molnupiravir), Approved By MHRA

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced today that the antiviral Lagevrio (molnupiravir) is safe and effective at reducing the risk of hospitalisation and death in people with mild to moderate COVID-19 who are at increased risk of developing severe disease. This follows a rigorous review of its safety, quality and effectiveness by …

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