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A Welcome Relief

Cannabidiol is undoubtedly at the centre of increasing medical research right now – but what benefits does it boast for your patients? NIHR examines the product’s exciting paths of potential, and just why it’s reaching new heights of popularity. Under The Spotlight Saving you the hassle of scouring the different streams of CBD-focussed information, NIHR [...]

By |2019-09-03T16:54:38+01:00September 3rd, 2019|NIHR July 2019|0 Comments

Diabetes: Playing it Safe

When it comes to diabetes, the patient’s understanding, adherence, and continuous monitoring are key components of effective care. However, with too many people with diabetes still under-estimating the condition’s severity, Libby Dowling, Senior Clinical Advisor at Diabetes UK, talks to NIHR about how we can encourage individuals to self-manage responsibly. How often should diabetes patients [...]

By |2019-09-03T16:35:37+01:00September 3rd, 2019|NIHR July 2019|0 Comments

The Real World of Asthma and Allergy

5.4 million people in the UK receive treatment for asthma, which equates to one-in-12 adults and one-in-11 children nationwide. Of these asthma patients, a huge number suffer from allergies which can trigger an asthmatic attack and exacerbate pre-existing symptoms – positioning them at the forefront of possible danger when a lack of awareness or planning [...]

By |2019-09-03T16:32:30+01:00September 3rd, 2019|NIHR July 2019|0 Comments

Back to Basics

The surge in pain-centred studies may be leading to an enlightened sector – but it can also result in overwhelmed sufferers, struggling to understand their symptoms. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy is therefore helping you to simplify back pain for patients, and dismantle a few false beliefs along the way. What Can Cause Back Pain? [...]

By |2019-09-03T16:25:01+01:00September 3rd, 2019|NIHR July 2019|0 Comments

A Flare Warning

Lined with confused patients and concerned parents, the road of atopic eczema in infants is a seemingly complex one to navigate. Dr Paula Beattie MB BCh BaO, BSc, MD, Consultant Dermatologist and British Skin Foundation spokesperson, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow, advises on how you can help to demystify their treatment plan. Atopic eczema is [...]

By |2019-09-03T16:21:57+01:00September 3rd, 2019|NIHR July 2019|0 Comments

Let’s Talk About Sex

Erectile dysfunction is one of the most common side-effects of prostate cancer treatment, yet a large subset of patients still aren’t reaching out for help – obstructed by embarrassment and a myriad of other concerns. Sophie Smith, Specialist Nurse at Prostate Cancer UK, tackles the scale of the problem, and how you can provide support. [...]

By |2019-09-02T11:30:43+01:00September 2nd, 2019|NIHR July 2019|0 Comments

A Touch of the Sun

Sunshine, not food, is where most of our vitamin D comes from – so even a healthy, well-balanced diet is unlikely to provide enough vitamin D. From overviewing the nutrient’s origins, to deciphering the necessity of supplements, the British Dietetic Association presents the know-how on vitamin D. What is Vitamin D? We make vitamin D [...]

By |2019-09-02T11:18:37+01:00September 2nd, 2019|NIHR July 2019|0 Comments

Parkinson’s Disease: On the Horizon

With the state of Parkinson’s research both experiencing change and cultivating much change, Simon R W Stott, Deputy Director of Research at The Cure Parkinson’s Trust, and Richard K Wyse, Director of Research and Development at The Cure Parkinson’s Trust, highlight a few of the clinical trial programmes seeking to achieve disease modification, and outline [...]

By |2019-09-02T09:56:09+01:00September 2nd, 2019|NIHR July 2019|0 Comments

In this Day and Age

One-in-1,000 children and young people are living with juvenile idiopathic arthritis; a type of arthritis that causes widespread pain, stiffness and fatigue. NIHR presents clinical and patient views about being diagnosed with arthritis during childhood and adolescence. Francesca’s Story 24-year-old Francesca White has lived with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) for eight years. She has battled [...]

By |2019-09-02T09:49:57+01:00September 2nd, 2019|NIHR July 2019|0 Comments

NIHR Investigates

Patients with diabetes have a wide range of health issues and complications arising from the increased glucose levels in their bloodstream. Many presume that prescription compliance of their insulins and / or anti-diabetic drugs such as biguanides and dipeptidylpeptidase-4 inhibitors, means they don’t need to be concerned with other issues that may make it difficult. [...]

By |2019-09-02T09:41:13+01:00September 2nd, 2019|NIHR July 2019|0 Comments