Tag: treatment

British Tinnitus Association – Mapping the Apps for Tinnitus

British Tinnitus Association – Mapping the Apps for Tinnitus

Tinnitus Patient Groups Estimates vary wildly on the prevalence of tinnitus, from 8% for the general population up to 30% for those over 60. As I write this, I’m aware of a persistent whistling in my ears, but I’m one of the lucky ones. Diagnosed…

Patient Groups Address The Impact of Liver Disease

Patient Groups Address The Impact of Liver Disease

World Hepatitis Day 28th July is World Hepatitis Day. In the lead-up to this, UK charity, the British Liver Trust, published its key report “The Alarming Rise of Liver Disease in the UK”. On the other side of the world we also look at how…

Patient Information – Patient Group Provides Leaflet Service

Patient Information – Patient Group Provides Leaflet Service

You open up your medication. You start to read the leaflet. Your eyes glaze over as you squint through folded pages of small, jargon-filled text. Research shows that those who persevere with reading the leaflet can actually become more anxious and less compliant with treatment.…

Flying a kite: Around 150 health apps certified

Flying a kite: Around 150 health apps certified

150 health apps certified The Belgian healthcare research and content provider company HealthSkouts maintains a library of links to medical apps certified by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or given a CE mark in the European Union. At the time of writing, there…