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Dave W Healthy Living Professional

Oxford, United Kingdom
The inCapitalHealth blog accompanies our website www.incapitalhealth.com which is all about medical education for patients
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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) - Latest Treatments for Aortic Stenosis by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education This article follows on from the the previous introductory article by Dr Mullen and Mr Yap - Treating Ao ... Read on »
Reduced salt intake linked to the fall in deaths from cardiovascular disease by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The number of deaths from cardiovascular diseaseDisease of the heart and blood vessels, usually due to atherosclerosis. has fallen ... Read on »
Optimistic outlook may reduce the risk of heart failure by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education A number of previous studies have suggested that taking an optimistic view on life may be beneficial to health and that a positive ... Read on »
Two Minute Treatment Time for Lung Cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The latest stereotactic body radiotherapyThe treatment of disease using radiation. treatments (SBRT) for prostateA gland that surro ... Read on »
New agents may revitalise antibiotics to fight superbugs by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Anew study suggests it may be possible to fight superbugs with conventional antibioticsMedication to treat infections caused by mic ... Read on »
Scientists develop blood test to rapidly diagnose stroke by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education When someone suffers from a strokeAny sudden neurological problem caused by a bleed or a clot in a blood vessel. time is of the ess ... Read on »
Facial Reconstruction following Trauma or Surgery by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The Article you are trying to view is ... Read on »
Living organ regenerated for first time by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education A team of scientists at the University of Edinburgh has succeeded in regenerating a living organ for the first time. The team rebui ... Read on »
Visualising a safe place reduces the pain of medical procedures by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Visualising a safe place can reduce the pain and anxiety caused by invasive medical procedures, according to new research carried o ... Read on »
Image Guided Tumour Ablation - Latest Cancer Therapies by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The goal of all cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade s ... Read on »
Image Guided Treatment of Kidney Cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The Article you are trying to view is ... Read on »
Depression increases heart failure risk by 40 per cent by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Moderate to severe depressionFeelings of sadness, hopelessness and a loss of interest in life, combined with a sense of reduced emo ... Read on »
Ketamine infusion may help people with severe treatment-resistant depression by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The first UK study into the use of ketamine in people with treatment-resistantA microbe, such as a type of bacteria, that is able t ... Read on »
Surgical options for Aortic Valve Replacement (AVR) by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Consultant Cardiologist, Mr Mike Mullen and Cardiac Surgeon, Mr John Yap explain the latest treatment options for replacing a damag ... Read on »
The idea of the family GP is now largely a thing of the past by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education New research by a specialist firm of medical negligence solicitors has discovered that the tradition of the family doctor may now b ... Read on »
Discovery signals new treatments for women at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Currently around one in 1,000 women in the UK carry what is known as a BRCA1 mutationA change in the genetic material (DNA) of a cell ... Read on »
The heart responds to exercise differently in men and women by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The formula used to calculate peak exercise heart rate in tests to diagnose heart conditions may be flawed because it does not acco ... Read on »
UK children not receiving recommended dose of antibiotics by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education New research carried out jointly by researchers at King's College London, St George's, University of London and Imperial College Lo ... Read on »
Surgery for Long Toes and Short Toes by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Toe deformities come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes the deformity causes no problem whatsoever, but for other patients the de ... Read on »