Acute Charcot foot is a very dangerous condition that can affect people with diabetes and lead to serious bone damage and disability. When Charcot is recognised, the condition is almost an emergency. Mr Arshad Khaleel, an expert orthopaedic surgeon, has produced this article to give you general information about the condition and the treatment, the challenging diagnostic process and how it can be prevented.
Parasomnias are a group of sleep disorders such as night terrors, sleepwalking and sleep behavioural disorders. They happen during REM and non-REM sleep and can be very troublesome for those who are affected by them. Professor Matthew Walker is on hand to explain what these are, why they happen and how they are dealt with.
Viruses, particularly the novel coronavirus COVID-19, can spread rapidly. Fortunately, there are easy to implement daily hygiene habits that can greatly reduce the risk of transmission. How many of these hygiene habits do you currently do?
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a very common illness in children and one that parents need to be aware of. If a UTI is not diagnosed and treated, it can sometimes affect the kidneys. Dr Kishor Tewary, a leading paediatrician, explains to us what the key symptoms of a UTI are in children and infants, and how they can be prevented.
Reports of young people contracting COVID-19, becoming severely ill and, in some cases, dying, are becoming more apparent in the mainstream media as of late. WHO released a warning to all young people, explaining that they are not 'invisible' to the respiratory disease. Read more on coronavirus and age.
Skin can be incredibly sensitive to specific objects and substances. When the skin suffers an allergic reaction, symptoms can show immediately or even after 12 to 72 hours after contact. Professor Wright provides you with a brief guide that includes the causes, symptoms and testing of skin allergies.
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Some countries have been well-prepared and equipped to deal with the outbreak of Covid-19, managing to regulate the spread of the virus - others, on the other hand, have tried their best but have become overwhelmed with their rising infection rate. In this article, we look at how some of the most critically affected nations are dealing with the outbreak.
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Anxiety is a very common condition that people experience in their normal day to day lives. During this period of uncertainty that the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created, anxiety levels are easily raised. Within this article, you're provided with some key points and tips to remember in order to lower coronavirus (COVID-19) related anxiety.
If your teenage son or daughter is struggling with depression, anxiety or a sleep problem, CBT can be a powerful and effective treatment to help them overcome one of the most common psychological conditions in teenagers. Dr Marie Clarke, a clinical psychologist from Birmingham explains more.