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One in three of use will get cancer. Not a good statistic. So we look at ways of preventing it and take advantage of screening where we can.
For we ladies, that means three-yearly mamograms once we get to a certain age. But what if a mammogram isn't good enough? For those with dense breast tissue, tumours are often hidden so go unnoticed until it is too late.
Here, Cheryl Cruwys explains what dense breast tissue is and shares her experience.
This article gives a brief overview of hyperhidrosis, a debilitating condition affecting at least 1% of the population. Any part of the body may be affected, such as the face, head, neck, back or groin; but most commonly the hands, feet and axillae are the primary concern.
Diabetes has a world-wide reach and prevalence is increasing. But how much do we know about it? In this article, the first of two, Frank Booth outlines types and causes of diabetes. In the second article (Issue 6 PCNR), he explores these factors in greater depth and presents his own view of living with diabetes.
Differentiating between sacral pressure damage and moisture lesions is not always straightforward. Fortunately, help is at hand.
In part two of this overview of diabetes, Frank gives a svery simple summary of treatments and shares his experiences of diabetes.
On May 15th I had the honour of attending the Mall Galleries, London where Changing Faces, aided by the broadcaster and journalist, Mishal Husain, were launching their new campaign, ‘What Success Looks Like’.
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