Tag Archives: Symptoms

Blood test detects over 50 types of cancer, some before symptoms appear

In a study involving thousands of participants, a new blood test detected more than 50 types of cancer as well as their location within the body with a high degree of accuracy, according to an international team of researchers led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Mayo Clinic. The results, published online today by the… Read More »

Neurokinin Receptor Antagonists for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms

About 80% of women experience vasomotor symptoms (VMS) – hot flashes and night sweats — as they transition into the menopause phase.  For most, the symptoms are manageable, but for a sizeable subset of midlife women, these symptoms can negatively affect sleep, mood, and quality of life.  While clinical guidelines suggest that menopausal vasomotor symptoms… Read More »

Bowel cancer symptoms: One major often misdiagnosed symptom that signals the condition

Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer in the large bowel and it is estimated that one in 15 men and one in 18 women will be diagnosed with bowel cancer during their lifetime. Bowel Cancer UK said: “Bowel cancer is now the second biggest cancer killer in the UK claiming more than 16,000… Read More »

Pollen count: High counts forecast in UK cities – how to keep hay fever symptoms at bay

The pollen count has been forecast as ‘very high’ for London and the South East, South West England and Wales by the Met Office. For the rest of England, the pollen count is predicted to be ‘high’, and in Scotland and Northern Ireland ‘medium’. Hay fever sufferers living in areas with high counts, are likely… Read More »

Charley Webb health: ‘It’s agony’ Emmerdale star’s pregnancy condition – the symptoms

Charley Webb, 31, who’s played Debbie Dingle on ITV’s Emmerdale since 2002, has recently revealed during her pregnancy she’s been suffering with morning sickness and a condition called symphysis pubis dysfunction (also known as pelvic girdle pain). The condition causes a collection of uncomfortable symptoms, triggered by a stiffness of the pelvic joints or the… Read More »

7 Frostbite Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Conditions As the peak of winter approaches, getting to know the symptoms of frostbite is essential. While the skin condition varies in severity, it’s easier to contract than you’d think. Here are the frostbite signs and symptoms that require immediate attention. Red or sore skin iStock/jaim924 Common areas where frostbite occurs are the fingers, toes,… Read More »

Indigestion: How to get rid of indigestion pain and symptoms post Christmas

Indigestion is a painful, bloated feeling in the chest that usually happens after eating or drinking. Symptoms of indigestion include feeling full and bloated, feeling sick, belching and passing wind, bringing up food or bitter tasting fluids, and heartburn. Heartburn is a painful burning feeling in the chest that often occurs after eating. Indigestion is… Read More »