December 28, 2019

For anyone concerned about their glucose levels - discuss with your practitioner about trying out a continuous glucose monitor such as Freestyle Libre - other makes available.With this monitor you are able to see the trend that your glucose levels take when you eat/exercise or take medication. This allows you to identify which food(s) raise your glucose levels to high levels and for how long, allowing you to alter your eating habits.

October 13, 2019

If you are a veteran of the armed forces, check with your hospital or GP practice to see it they belong to the Veterans Covenant. For more information go to the About section of this site and look under For Veterans

October 2, 2019

Please discuss prevention (including vaccination) with your Healthcare Practitioner. Protect yourself and your neighbours.


InSicknessandInHealth Team

May 13, 2018

Open Bionics is a Bristol (UK) based bionics company. Here they introduce the Hero Arm, a stylish multi-grip bionic hand. See the New Technology section to keep up to date with technological advances. 

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February 2, 2018

If you wish to compare independent information about the quality of private treatment offered at Private Healthcare Providers, then go to Private Healthcare Information Network website (PHIN)

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January 6, 2018

Scientists unveil a bionic hand that has the sense of touch.

Click here to view the video

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December 23, 2017

An artificial limb has been developed that allows fingers to move independently.

This has been possible using an ultrasound detector that resolves residual muscle activity well enough to control all the five fingers of a hand prosthesis. Click here to view the video.

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November 29, 2017

An American university has begun to use HoloLens in Anatomy lectures. Click here to see the video. 

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October 31, 2017

Utrasound of body parts has now become portable, using a smartphone. For further information regarding technological advances in medicine see the New Technology section. If you want to see the website regarding the ultrasound and smartphone click here

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October 19, 2017

This is an anxiety disorder that causes a person to have a distorted view of how they look. They spend a lot of time worrying about their appearance.

If you need more information, then go to the Medical Condition site and find Body Dysmorphic Disorder under Useful links to visit the website for further information and to find support groups.

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