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Long Covid symptoms affect three in 50 adults in the UK – the symptoms to spot

Patients with long Covid have reported more than 200 symptoms affecting 10 organ systems, according to a study. Researchers surveyed 3,762 people from 56 countries who joined the Body Politic online COVID-19 support group and reported coronavirus-like symptoms between December 2019 and May 2020. In total, around 203 different symptoms were reported, with 66 identified for the… Read More »

Dementia symptoms: Does your partner do this in their sleep? Major warning sign to spot

“These drugs won’t bring back memory and thinking, but they can boost what functions remain and help with behavioural problems and hallucinations,” notes the health body. In some people with hallucinations (when hallucinations are frightening or threaten safety, for example), additional treatment may be necessary, adds the health site. In addition to medicine, there are… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: We should be using pharmacists to spot the early signs of cancer

Pharmacists always get my vote, but are we underusing this group of highly trained ­specialists? Could they serve as early diagnosis hubs to spot signs of cancer and improve cancer survival rates? A report by University College London says they could. It says pharmacists could refer people with persistent lung cancer symptoms – such as… Read More »

When to use acne spot treatment

In most cases, a class of antibiotics called tetracyclines is prescribed, unless you’re pregnant or breastfeeding. Registered number: 10004395 Registered office: Rawdon House, Green Lane, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7BY. Twice a day is normal for most when to use acne spot treatment. The description above is the cause of almost all cases of acne. Therefore,… Read More »