Travelling with CPAP machine

Travelling With Your CPAP Machine

Hey there Guys, Just a quick post with some tips and tricks for travelling with your CPAP machine. Tips I highly recommend are: – always carry your CPAP machine as carry on luggage. – expect your machine to be inspected at security stops – check with your airline whether it’s considered additional baggage or not. […]

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Super Gonorrhoea?

Today I noted that News.com reporting on a “super gonorrhoea”, a resistant from of Gonorrhoea difficult to treat with traditional medications we would normally use. THERE is “huge concern” among British doctors that “super-gonorrhoea” is spreading across the country. The highly drug-resistant strain of the sexually transmitted superbug is at risk of becoming untreatable if […]

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Great Video Explaining “What Is PrEP?”

Hey there guys. Currently there is a lot of information and misinformation going around about the HIV prevention treatment PrEP or Pre Exposure Prophylaxis. I’ve just found this video that helps explain PrEP in easy to digest chunks. What Is Prep? Key points to remember when it comes to PrEP: PrEP is not a treatment […]

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prostate cancer screening

New Guidelines For Prostate Cancer Screening

Clarity has been reached by doctors attending the World Cancer Congress on screening for prostate cancer. Prostate cancer screening has been a controversial topic with different perspectives on use of PSA “prostate specific antigen” blood tests as well as digital rectal examination, also known as DRE. As reported by ABC News the newly formed guidelines recommended for […]

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e-cigs found to have ten times the cancer causing substances of tobacco

E-Cigarettes More Harmful Than Thought

New research from Japan shows that E-cigarettes have more that 10 x the cancer causing substances found in tobacco. As reported in Medical Observer: E-CIGARETTES contain up to 10 times the amount of cancer-causing agents as regular tobacco, Japanese scientists say, the latest blow to an invention once heralded as less harmful than smoking. A […]

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Vale Robin Williams: An important perspective on depression.

After the sad death of Robin Williams I found an interesting post by blogger Tom Hawking that highlights that depression is not particular sadness, but rather a profound sense of nothing. Depression isn’t about feeling sad, it’s about feeling nothing. And how do you fight nothing? As Hyperbole and a Half writer Allie Brosh wrote: The most frustrating […]

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