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Dear Dr Nina: ‘How do home HPV testing kits work and should I try one?’

Most abnormalities found on smear tests are totally treatable Dear Dr Nina: ‘How do home HPV testing kits work and should I try one?’ Independent.ie Q I’m a middle-aged woman worried about all the things in the newspaper I’ve been reading about cervical cancer. I’m not due another smear test under CervicalCheck for another three… Read More »

Are Eggs Good Or Bad? How You Should Interpret This Latest Study

Population cohort studies can show possible associations. But they cannot really show what came first the health outcome or the egg. Photographer: Shannon VanRaes/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP What eggs-actly does this mean?  A study just published in JAMA seemed to give eggs a bit of a beating after they’ve been on a roll since 2015. After… Read More »

Eczema warning – when you should STOP using emollient moisturisers revealed

Eczema is a long-term condition that causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked, according to the NHS. It most often appears in children before their first birthday, but could also develop in later life. Symptoms vary between small patches of dry skin, and large areas of red and inflammation skin all over the… Read More »