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  1. Guide

    Shingles

    Shingles (also known as herpes zoster) is an infection of the nerve and the skin around it. Learn about shingles symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment
    6. Complications

    14/08/2018 | Organisation

  2. Guide

    Shingles vaccine

    The shingles vaccine helps to protect people over the age of 70 from shingles. Find out when the vaccine is given and how it works.

    1. Overview
    2. The vaccine
    3. After the vaccine
    4. Further information

    14/08/2018 | Organisation

  3. Guide

    Chickenpox

    Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness. Learn about chickenpox symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment
    6. Complications
    7. Preventing the spread of chickenpox

    14/08/2018 | Organisation

  4. Guide

    Polymyalgia rheumatica

    Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a condition that causes pain, stiffness and inflammation in the muscles around the shoulders, neck and hips. Learn about its symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Diagnosis
    4. Treatment

    14/08/2018 | Organisation

  5. Article

    Chest pain

    Chest pain can be caused by anything from muscle pain to a heart attack and should never be ignored. Find out what to do if you have chest pain and when to seek help.

    14/08/2018 | Organisation

  6. Guide

    Peripheral neuropathy

    Peripheral neuropathy develops when nerves in the body's extremities are damaged. Learn about peripheral neuropathy symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment
    6. Complications

    14/08/2018 | Organisation

  7. Guide

    Corticosteroids

    Corticosteroids, more often known as steroids, are an anti-inflammatory medicine prescribed for a wide range of conditions.

    1. Introduction
    2. Who can use them
    3. Medicines that interact with them
    4. Side effects

    14/08/2018 | Organisation

  8. Guide

    Hodgkin lymphoma

    Hodgkin lymphoma is an uncommon cancer that develops in the lymphatic system, which is a network of vessels and glands spread throughout your body. Learn about its symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Symptoms
    3. Causes
    4. Diagnosis
    5. Treatment
    6. Complications

    14/08/2018 | Organisation

  9. Guide

    Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

    Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia is a type of cancer that affects the white blood cells and tends to progress slowly over many years. Learn about its symptoms and treatments.

    1. Introduction
    2. Diagnosis
    3. Treatment
    4. Complications
    5. Causes

    14/08/2018 | Organisation

  10. Guide

    Blood cancer

    Information on cancers that can develop in the blood including leukaemia, lymphoma, and myeloma

    1. Introduction
    2. Diagnosing acute myeloid leukaemia
    3. Causes of acute myeloid leukaemia
    4. Treating acute myeloid leukaemia
    5. Symptoms of acute myeloid leukaemia
    6. Complications of acute myeloid leukaemia

    14/08/2018 | Organisation

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