Varicose Veins: Put Them in Your Past

Surgery is always a bit scary for anyone, even when it is for something as minor as the relief of varicose veins symptoms. Fortunately, UK patients under the NHS can now avail themselves of it with state-of-the-art equipment at facilities such as Royal Gwent Hospital’s League of Friends. The newly-developed equipment here allows doctors to […]

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World Psoriasis Day

October 29, 2010,  is World Psoriasis Day, an annual day dedicated to people with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis. Conceived by patient for patients, World Psoriasis Day is a global event to raise awareness about psoriasis and gives an international voice to more than 125 million people around the world who suffers from psoriasis.  Since 2003 […]

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Liquorice Lip Balm for Summer Cold Sores

A new lip balm containing liquorice could help reduce the frequency and intensity of cold sore outbreaks. The problem is that once you contract the cold sore (herpes simplex) virus you have it for life. The herpes cold sore virus can be picked up from one simple kiss with an infected person, which is why […]

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