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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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Public health advisory body calls for mass fluoridation of water by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The Government’s public health advisory body, Public Health England (PHE), is calling for councils in England to introduce a progra ... Read on »
Problems getting pregnant could be due to stress by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education It is already known that stressRelating to injury or concern. can increase the risk of physical and mental health problems includin ... Read on »
Latest catheter ablation treatment for atrial fibrillation by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Atrial fibrillationAbnormally fast and uneven contractions of the heart muscle, so that blood cannot be pumped efficiently (AFAn ab ... Read on »
New Blood Tests for Brain Injury and Concussion by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Head injuries and concussions result in the release of chemicals from brain cells into the bloodA fluid that transports oxygen and ... Read on »
More frequent breast screening may benefit high risk women by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education A study of over 50,000 women participating in the UK NHS Breast Screening Programme has found that, while three-yearly screeningA w ... Read on »
New treatment approach assisting patients with Parkinson’s disease by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education A new approach to care is transforming the lives of patients with Parkinson’s disease and has promise for other long term conditions ... Read on »
Smartphone app can reduce levels of anxiety by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education New research suggests that playing a science-based app on a smartphone for 25 minutes can reduce levels of anxiety in people with h ... Read on »
Radiotherapy of benefit when breast cancer has spread to just a few lymph nodes by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education New research has shown that radiotherapyThe treatment of disease using radiation. after mastectomy is of benefit where breast cance ... Read on »
UK archaeologists find oldest complete skeleton of human with metastatic cancer by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Archaeologists from the UK have discovered the world's first complete human skeleton with metastatic cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled c ... Read on »
Traditional total hip replacements are still viable after 35 years by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education A new long-term study that has evaluated the outcomes of the traditional Charnley total hip replacement (THR) prosthesisAn artificial ... Read on »
Emotional stress may be linked to heart dysfunction in women by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education In men with coronary artery diseaseNarrowing of the blood vessels supplying the heart muscle, leading to symptoms such as angina and ... Read on »
One in eight hospital admissions for women over 50 are due to excess weight by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Obesity and excess weight are responsible for one in eight admissions to hospital for middle-aged women in the UK, new research has ... Read on »
It is safe to drive four weeks after total hip replacement surgery by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The current recommendation on how soon it is safe to return to driving following hip replacement surgery is six weeks. However, a n ... Read on »
Targeted treatment of back pain leads to significant improvements by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Targeted care of back pain implemented by family GPs leads to 'significant' improvements for patients and a 50% reduction in work a ... Read on »
Children in the UK are eating too much salt a new study has shown by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education A new study carried out by researchers from Queen Mary University of London has found that children in the UK are consuming too muc ... Read on »
Improving early pain control can have a big impact on the long term outcome of surgery for breast... by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Many women suffer long–term chronicA disease of long duration generally involving slow changes. pain following breast surgery treat ... Read on »
Understanding the way bacteria communicate could help infection battle by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education The number of bacteriaA group of organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye, which are usually made up of just a single cell ... Read on »
Just one drink may impair driving ability in older people by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Researchers from the University of Florida have tested the extent to which alcohol impairs the driving abilities of different age g ... Read on »
Combined imaging allows real-time insights into how the brain works by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education New ways of using established and emerging imaging technologies in combination could provide a new understanding of how the brain w ... Read on »
Is Global Health now in the hands of ITER – The International Nuclear Fusion Project? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Health Education Nuclear Fusion and Global Health It looks as though nuclear fusion is about to become a reality, and if this is the case then i ... Read on »