Yearly Archives: 2015

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December Health News

Written by Dr Tom Nolan for Doctify

Welcome to my round up of the latest health research and news. This month I’m bringing you some good news about dementia, a paracetamol mythbuster, a puzzling finding about hip arthritis and some blood curdling new evidence.

Get well (just as) soon with paracetamol

Does taking paracetamol stop your immune system […]

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Health tech innovators changing the world in 2015

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Written by Dr Tom Nolan for Doctify

Here at the Doctify Journal it’s our new year’s resolution to bring you the most interesting and relevant health news and features directly from the experts. You might have already seen our 2015 healthcare round-up and experts’ 2016 predictions, or our editor’s first monthly health news review. […]

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My First Baby: Reflecting on Five Months of Pregnancy

Written by Mrs Josie Elles for Doctify

It’s 6am on Saturday the 25th of July 2015. My eyes are barely open and I head to the bathroom to find out if I can drink prosecco at my good friend’s wedding tonight. I’d much rather not (i.e., I am hoping the pregnancy test is kind to me […]

By |December 22nd, 2015|Parenting|Comments Off on My First Baby: Reflecting on Five Months of Pregnancy

Irritable Baby? It Could be an Allergy or Reflux

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Written by Dr Neil Shah for Doctify

The symptoms for both cow’s milk allergy and reflux are quite hard to spot in newborns as they affect the gut. The symptoms can easily be confused with colic, lactose intolerance, poor feeding or general fussiness. Furthermore, the symptoms commonly occur at night so an examination in […]

By |December 14th, 2015|Parenting, Top Articles|Comments Off on Irritable Baby? It Could be an Allergy or Reflux

8 Ways to Beat Morning Sickness

Written by Gurminder for Doctify
Many pregnant women feel sick or nauseous during early pregnancy. In most cases, the symptoms are mild you won’t need to seek any further treatment. In more severe cases, however, an anti-sickness medicine can sometimes be helpful.
Causes of Morning Sickness

There is no scientific evidence for the exact causes of morning sickness. […]

By |December 4th, 2015|Parenting|Comments Off on 8 Ways to Beat Morning Sickness

Find Doctors and Specialists with Doctify

Finding the right doctor or health specialist at the right time is an essential part of living a healthy and happy life! Doctify helps you do just that with the click of a button!

Our fast-paced lifestyles mean that we don’t have much time to be ill. It is therefore very important that we are proactive […]

By |November 20th, 2015|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on Find Doctors and Specialists with Doctify

What are the Small Black Dots in my Vision?

Written by Mr Hadi Zambarakji for Doctify
You may sometimes see small specks or clouds moving in your field of vision. These are called floaters. You can often see them when looking at a plain background, like a blank wall or blue sky.

The majority (but not all) of patients who report having occasional floaters of a […]

By |November 2nd, 2015|Conditions|Comments Off on What are the Small Black Dots in my Vision?

Brain Training is just as Important as Physical Training

Written by Dr Ralph Rodgers for Doctify
Dr Ralph Rogers explains how exercise benefits your brain in the same way it benefits the rest of your body.

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you.  It improves your cardiovascular health, stress levels, and helps to maintain a healthy weight.  However, exercise also helps your mind to stay […]

By |October 23rd, 2015|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Brain Training is just as Important as Physical Training

1 in 10 women will suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Written by Mr Mahantesh Karoshi for Doctify
What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)?

The cysts actually represent eggs that have stopped growing. They are unable to reach full maturity and thus ovulation does not occur in a timely manner (figure 1). It is sometimes called polyfollicular ovarian syndrome, but PCOS is the widely used term.

Figure 1

How common […]

By |September 28th, 2015|Conditions|Comments Off on 1 in 10 women will suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Is Stress all Bad or can it actually be Helpful?

Written by Mrs Josie Elles for Doctify

85% of Americans believe that stress is harmful and that figure probably isn’t much different on this side of the pond. However, the latest research questions if it’s really the stress itself that makes us sick or more so our attitude towards it. It seems that if we expect the […]

By |August 24th, 2015|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Is Stress all Bad or can it actually be Helpful?