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Getting your flu jab every year gives protection against seasonal flu. This is the particular type of flu virus that arrives in the UK each autumn. The actual type varies from year to year and a new vaccination must be developed every year. As we move towards the...read more
Conception – nature or nurture? Most of us have heard of IVF and most parents are fortunate enough to conceive without intervention. Thankfully for the minority who do struggle to conceive naturally, there are a number of medical techniques available which can result...read more
The Scottish Government announced last month that they will now be funding 3 IVF cycles on the NHS for women under 40, instead of just 2 cycles. Women aged between 40 and 42 will be offered one round of IVF if they fit certain criteria (more details below). What is...read more
Are you holidaying in the UK this summer? Have you booked your overseas holiday (or vacation if you are American!) to the UK this year and you have an on-going medication condition? If so, have you thought about what you would do if you need medication or need to see...read more
February is #LoveYourHeart Month Cardiac Arrest in the Community & the use of Defibrillators Dr Lifson is passionate about improving survival from cardiac arrest in our communities. He has spent 30 years as a doctor working in pre-hospital, general practice and...read more
Couples can find out their chances of having a baby over multiple cycles of IVF treatment, using a new online calculator. University of Aberdeen researchers, who developed the tool, said it would help couples shape their expectations and plan their treatments. Full...read more
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