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Modern medicine: Cancer research – why it is ongoing

The word “cancer” strikes fear into the majority of people. Social media thrives on it with people urged to “share” and put on their...

Modern medicine: Mobile Phones in the gun-sights again?

It is a New Year, so it’s time for a health discovery and a health warning to follow. This began with the advice of...

Modern medicine: Why the sphygmomanometer is a liar

Before we delve into this, please understand that the sphygmomanometer is merely an instrument that measures Blood Pressure (BP), but the difficulty in using...

Modern medicine: “How are you?”

I was standing in the queue at the local 7-Eleven when an attractive young lady, whom I swear I had never seen before, put...

Back Pains? Get down on your hands and knees

One of the commonest ailments to result in a GP consultation is low back pain. The cause of this is locked in the history...

Modern Medicine: Thank you Dr Jenner

With the world-wide Pandemic (in some situations ‘pandemonium’) caused by the Covid-19 virus, vaccines were quickly developed which would produce an immune reaction to...

Modern medicine: When was your ‘Use-By’ date?

My dear old Mum who lived to be 94, didn’t enjoy her final years on the planet with failing eyesight (Macular degeneration) and increasing...

Modern medicine: Breast Cancer. What’s Mum’s chances?

Study Finds Senior Women May Benefit From Mammograms, This study was preprinted, so for you it can be considered as ‘hot off the press’ in...

Modern medicine: Work is the curse of the drinking classes!

One of the lesser known medical specialties is Occupational Medicine. This is the study of worker health, how the workplace affects health, the man-machine...

The amazing Andre Citroen and Traction Avant

Hands up all those who have owned a Citroen. Hands up all those who have had problems with their Citroen. Just as I thought...

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