Prompt and accurate diagnosis of headache disorders, including migraine, in primary care is important to guide appropriate patient management. This article discusses a novel and easy-to-complete patient questionnaire intended to facilitate…
Improving home energy efficiency by retrofitting homes with insulation could see population health improve markedly in England and Wales, according to a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health.
How well you sleep at night may be linked to your risk of developing irreversible sight loss, or glaucoma, according to a study published in BMJ Open.
Renal artery stenosis (RAS) is a vascular disease characterised by narrowing of one or more main renal arteries or its branches. It is a major cause of hypertension, particularly among older people.
Multiple patients are admitted to hospital with inhalers that they are using incorrectly or are unable to use. This audit assesses whether patients who are prescribed inhalers have the right inhaler technique to gain the maximum benefits…
Coeliac disease is a chronic systemic autoimmune disorder induced by gluten proteins present in wheat, barley, and rye.
Thyroid disease is a common disorder in pregnancy. In this article the authors, look at the manifestations, management and treatment options
Children aged 6-17 could benefit from tiotropium Respimat if the drug is added to maintenance asthma therapy, according to findings from a Phase 3 clinical trial.
Researchers have developed a technique that will help GPs identify which children with coughs and respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are most at risk of future hospitalisation.
NICE has issued an updated guideline recommending the use of ulipristal acetate 5mg (Esmya), up to 4 courses, as first-line treatment for patients presenting with heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) and uterine fibroids 3cm or more in diameter.
Men who smoke and lead an inactive lifestyle have an increased risk of suffering a heart attack, according to a study by doctors in India.
NICE has issued Technology Appraisal Guidance (TAG) for olaparib (Lynparza) for treatment of high-grade serous ovarian cancer.
More than 7,000 patients in the Leeds area who are living with chronic pain will have access to a new pain management app.
The British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) has published new guidelines on prescribing anti-rheumatic drugs in pregnancy.
In this article, the author looks at undiagnosed chronic pelvic pain and how to investigate the symptoms