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"As a student, I worked as a carer for a person with MS and quadriplegia during the summer."
2 Nov 2020 • 1 comment
Hello Elise, you assisted a person living with multiple sclerosis in her daily life during the summer and wanted to share your story on Carenity. First of all, could you tell us more about yourself?I...
What is Movember, the charity and movement that fights for men's health throughout the world?
30 Oct 2020
What is Movember?What is the history of the Movember movement?The Movember Foundation was formed in 2003. Two friends, Travis Garone and Luke Slattery, met one evening in a bar in Melbourne. They set...
Severe depression: What is electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)?
29 Oct 2020 • 2 comments
Gluten: Allergy, intolerance or sensitivity?
27 Oct 2020
What is gluten?Gluten is a general name for the proteins (gliadins or prolamins and glutenins) naturally present in the seeds of many cereal grains (wheat, spelt, durum, barley, kamut, rye, oats). It...
Castleman disease - What is the current research?
26 Oct 2020
Breast cancer: "Sharing my journey on social media has given me incredible strength to face the disease!"
26 Oct 2020
All the questions you may have about COVID-19!
23 Oct 2020
Cardiovascular diseases: How to read your blood tests?
21 Oct 2020 • 1 comment
Dysmenorrhoea: How to relieve pain during menstruation?
14 Oct 2020 • 1 comment
What is dysmenorrhoea?Dysmenorrhoea is pain that precedes, accompanies or follows menstruation. This pain usually lasts 2 to 3 days. Severe dysmenorrhoea affects one in five women.There are two types...
What is intensive insulin therapy?
13 Oct 2020 • 1 comment
Flu Season 2020-2021: What do you need to know before getting vaccinated?
8 Oct 2020 • 2 comments
How does vaccination work?From a historical point of view, the idea of preventing diseases has been around for centuries. We've come a long way from the smallpox inoculation by Edward Jenner in the...
Breast Cancer Now celebrates 28 years of the pink ribbon during 'Pinktober'!
8 Oct 2020