Coming to a Head

A surge of optimism beckons as new research and efforts march towards the transformation of the brain tumour landscape. Erica Moyes, from The Brain Tumour Charity, explains. If you ever hear that someone has a brain tumour, it could be one of 150 different types. Uniquely, brain tumours have wide-ranging effects depending on their location, [...]

By |2019-12-09T15:36:01+00:00December 9th, 2019|WPR Dec 2019|0 Comments

In the Cold Light of Day

Winter can be a worrisome time for individuals with asthma – fuelled by fears of intensified symptoms and insufficient preparation. Dr Peter Kewin, Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, investigates the factors which come into play, and how you can help patients cope in the colder months. Winter is coming! While [...]

By |2019-12-09T15:32:54+00:00December 9th, 2019|WPR Dec 2019|0 Comments

Keep Your Cool

Dr Edward Farnan, Medico-Legal Adviser at the Medical Defence Union, details the best response when contending with patients who are displaying challenging or threatening behaviour. The majority of consultations go well, with both the medical professional and the patient feeling that their expectations have been met. Unfortunately, in a minority of cases, some consultations can [...]

By |2019-12-09T15:28:32+00:00December 9th, 2019|WPR Dec 2019|0 Comments

Vulvodynia: A Very Private Problem

Vulvodynia can be challenging to treat effectively; partly because it may require a multidisciplinary approach, but also due to the fact that taboos on discussion have led to a lack of research and awareness of the problem, meaning that in the past, appropriate treatment has not been easy to access. In this edition of WPR, [...]

By |2019-12-09T13:28:50+00:00December 9th, 2019|WPR Dec 2019|0 Comments

The Heart of the Matter

As one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm, and a major cause of stroke, atrial fibrillation must be propelled to the frontlines of public concern. Help empower patients and provide them with a multi-faceted approach for both the management and prevention of the condition. What is Atrial Fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation, or AF, [...]

By |2019-12-09T13:19:27+00:00December 9th, 2019|WPR Dec 2019|0 Comments

Bug Off

Flickering fires, cosy knitwear and festive musical favourites – they’re just a few of the themes which spring to mind as we welcome the seasonal shift. However, for a large number of healthcare professionals dealing with infected patients, this time of year is also synonymous with the norovirus. Help individuals ward off the risk, and [...]

By |2019-12-05T17:39:31+00:00December 5th, 2019|WPR Dec 2019|0 Comments

In Glowing Terms

Winter often elicits skincare frets in patients, but by providing the appropriate advice and products, you can help them understand that their skin can not only successfully withstand the worsening weather but be boosted both in health and appearance. WPR takes a look at the factors to consider and the importance of restoring balance to [...]

By |2019-12-05T17:29:25+00:00December 5th, 2019|WPR Dec 2019|0 Comments

Taking a Stand Against Stomach Diseases

Professor Tamara Matysiak-Budnik, Hépato-Gastroentérologie & Oncologie Digestive, Institut des Maladies de l'Appareil Digestif, highlights the importance of wielding awareness of the global burden of gastric diseases, and the need for further research in the field, as well as improved prevention and treatment strategies. In October, the United European Gastroenterology, the European Association for Gastroenterology, Endoscopy [...]

By |2019-12-05T17:26:51+00:00December 5th, 2019|WPR Dec 2019|0 Comments

No Sense of Shame

Despite significantly hampering the quality of life for millions of individuals, urinary incontinence frequently remains shrouded in secrecy and shame. Combat the confusion for those suffering, heighten your own knowledge, and help bring the condition out into the open with WPR’s snapshot of exciting research. The Sexual Health Impact One of the major negative effects [...]

By |2019-12-05T17:05:42+00:00December 5th, 2019|WPR Dec 2019|0 Comments
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