Knowing the Score

From broken metatarsals to muscle strains, physiotherapy helps with a host of sports injuries. Physios are present on the touchline and in the medical room – they are part of a player’s journey, assessing the injury, rehabilitation and return to play. Here, The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy offer an expert view on rugby and football [...]

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On the Right Path

The discomfort and pain experienced by patients, coupled with the severe consequences if left untreated, means that urinary tract infections are a complex target for healthcare professionals. NIHR talks to Geraldine Conlon-Bingham,  Antimicrobial Pharmacist at the Southern Health & Social Care Trust, about the different presentations of the condition. What are the Ramifications of Delayed [...]

By |2020-02-03T16:19:46+01:00February 3rd, 2020|NIH News, NIHR Jan 2020|0 Comments

A Sore Thing

Marian Nicholson, Director of the Herpes Viruses Association & Shingles Support Society, helps you to unravel the recurrence of cold sores for patients; tackling the causes of an outbreak, treatment options, and how the virus can be kept at bay. What Causes Cold Sores? Cold sores, also known as fever blisters, are caused by a [...]

By |2020-02-03T13:40:22+01:00February 3rd, 2020|NIH News, NIHR Jan 2020|0 Comments

Eczema: The Early years

Around 70 per cent of people will experience some form of eczema in their life (1), with around 70-to-90 per cent of cases occurring in children before five years of age (2), and there being a high incidence of on-set in the first year of life. When it comes to managing the symptoms of baby [...]

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Putting a Plan in Place

As conversation centring on parenteral nutrition and nutritional complications in intestinal failure continues to pick up pace, NIHR wants to find out more. Here, we interview two members of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition’s (ESPGHAN) Committee on Nutrition: Dr Jutta Koeglmeier, Paediatric Gastroenterologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital, and Dr Barbara [...]

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Time for Change

Liver disease is chronically overlooked and underfunded due to a lack of awareness of its seriousness and prevalence, together with the stigma that often surrounds it. Help cultivate change for your patients and beyond by improving early detection and prevention courtesy of The British Liver Trust’s advice. Liver disease is a major public health crisis [...]

By |2020-02-03T11:41:38+01:00February 3rd, 2020|NIH News, NIHR Jan 2020|0 Comments

A Cry for Help

It’s estimated that up to one-in-five babies in the UK suffer from infant colic, generating fear and confusion in their exhausted carers. GP and Endoscopist, Dr Sophie Nelson, surveys the signs, causative factors and impact, and how we can support the parents of babies with colic. When a newborn baby has been crying for more [...]

By |2020-02-03T11:14:08+01:00February 3rd, 2020|NIH News, NIHR Jan 2020|0 Comments

Axial Spondyloarthritis: The (Gender) Gap in Knowledge

One of the major hurdles that has scuppered the sector’s awareness and management of Axial Spondyloarthritis (axSpA) is the long-entrenched perception that it’s male-specific. In fact, the role of gender in this chronic, inflammatory rheumatic disease might just surprise you. NIHR investigates why the disease’s impact has been discounted in the female population, and highlights [...]

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