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World Thrombosis Day: Woman Claims Contraceptive Pill Caused Blood Clot That Nearly Killed Her

One in four deaths worldwide are from conditions caused by thrombosis, according to the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH). For such a big killer, which costs the NHS an estimated £640 million annually, it’s surprising then that many aren’t aware of the symptoms of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) which,…

What Is Adult ADHD? Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment Explained

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is something we tend to associate with children. But the condition is lifelong and many adults will continue to experience symptoms throughout their lives. According to Dr Tony Lloyd, CEO of the ADHD Foundation, the condition affects one in 20 children and a third of those children are still symptomatic…

‘Game-Changing’ Asthma Pill Reduces Severe Symptoms In Patients, Study Finds

A new drug could significantly reduce the symptoms of asthma in patients, according to researchers.  The pill, called Fevipiprant, has been described as a “a game changer for future treatment of asthma”. It was found to decrease the symptoms of asthma, improve lung function, reduce inflammation and repair the lining of airways.  Three people die every…

What Is Psoriasis? Symptoms And Treatment For Skin Disease Kim Kardashian ‘No Longer Wants To Hide’

Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin disease affecting up to 1.8 million people in the UK. The condition recently made headlines when Kim Kardashian-West, who was diagnosed with psoriasis back in 2010, revealed on her website that she doesn’t try to cover it anymore.  “Sometimes I just feel like it’s my big flaw and everyone…

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