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Royal Brompton Hospital treating Insomnia with CBTi

Sleeping is a basic human need- like breathing, eating and drinking. It is vitally important for physical health. In this article, we hear from an expert at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, Dr Alanna Hare, about why it’s so important to treat sleep disorders.

 

Around 30 to 50 per cent of the adult population […]

By |April 15th, 2019|Conditions, Hot Topics|0 Comments

How is air pollution in London affecting our health?

The Guardian recently shared an article on “How air pollution affects your health”.

Health conditions such as suppressed lung growth in children, asthma, heart disease and the onset of type 2 diabetes have been linked to air pollution. The image below by the Guardian shows the parts of the body affected by air pollution:

Each year, around 40,000 […]

By |July 18th, 2016|Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on How is air pollution in London affecting our health?

June Health News

Written by Dr Tom Nolan for Doctify

Art and religion are making their first appearances on the news blog this month. But don’t stop reading just yet: we’re also discussing stomach bugs. This month’s research has made me doubt the wisdom of my usual dodgy tummy recovery plan of Dioralyte followed by increasing volumes of mashed […]

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May Health News

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Written by Dr Tom Nolan for Doctify

After the positive mood I had last month, I’m feeling a little down. All the latest research is making me a little bit sad: if only we could help the lonely and get the Chinese to eat more fruit. If only Stoke had more parks.

The secret […]

By |April 27th, 2016|Hot Topics|Comments Off on May Health News

March Health News

Written by Dr Tom Nolan for Doctify

With the worst of the winter out of the way and the days getting longer I’m in a positive mood. I’m looking forward to my next cough, I’m less worried about losing my memory and I might even donate a kidney.

Dementia epidemic? What epidemic?

Researchers reported this month that dementia […]

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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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