The MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan is a screening technique that has been in use since the early 1980s. It can provide a detailed picture of your body’s soft tissues, especially the brain and spinal cord.
Re your special report on memory loss (WDDTY vol 16 no 3), with increasing years, I notice my memory slipping.
* Steroids such as prednisolone
* Epilepsy drugs such as Zonegran
Before or around the time of menopause, many women complain of a number of symptoms vaginal dryness, loss of libido, loss of urinary control that seem to signal the start of old age. But most of t ...
In 1997, my therapist told me that my leaking amalgam fillings were the reason I felt so poorly. I found it hard to believe that the NHS would use mercury, which is classed as toxic waste,
* Seven-year-old Amy had overcrowded teeth, which David Hefferon fixed by expanding her jaw, using a ‘functional appliance’ followed by wire braces. Hefferon also noticed a small scar on the girl’s head. This, he felt, might interfere with the...
Medical researchers can be a funny breed. In their search for the secrets of health, they can come up with the strangest findings and present them with a straight face.
It’s been found that diabetics are 65 per cent more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease. Having diabetes is also associated with loss of memory, mental functioning, speech and visuospatial skills.
Prednisolone is the most commonly prescribed corticosteroid, and its range of side-effects is awesome. GASP, the UK-based Group Action into Steroid Prescribing, polled its 15,000 members and found that 70 per cent of patients suffered weight gain,
Does menopause make you lose your memory or is this just a myth after all? Tests carried out on 16 young women during their menstrual cycle showed that levels of recollection were constant throughout.