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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes chronic (ongoing) problems with generalised pain, tenderness and muscle stiffness throughout the body, alongside

Depression in older people

Older people may be particularly prone to depression because of the increased likelihood that they will be experiencing stressful life

Shingles: essential facts

9 things you should know about shingles (herpes zoster) People who have had chickenpox (about 90% of adults) can later

Video: What can be done to prevent falls?

Video transcript Are you, or do you have a relative, aged over 65? Alarmingly one in 3 people over 65

Giant cell arteritis and polymyalgia rheumatica

What is giant cell arteritis? Giant cell arteritis (also known as temporal arteritis) is a condition where there is inflammation

Dementia linked to overcooked food

When food is cooked, a number of chemical changes occur. Many of these are positive as they add to the

Parkinson’s disease: medication treatment options

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition, which is characterised by both motor (movement) and non-motor symptoms. It is primarily related

Slowing of osteoarthritis with weight loss

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common forms of arthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage between joints breaks down, leading

Joint: synovial

A synovial joint is the type of joint found between bones that move against each other, such as the joints

Epidurals

What is an epidural? An epidural is a spinal procedure that delivers anaesthetic or painkilling drugs to the nerves that

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