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Alcohol and Bronchiectasis

Hi How do you good people get on if drinking Alcohol, should it be avoided altog...

Rusty Shield

My shield is definitely getting a bit rusty. I'm still being sensible but I'm no...

Sunday poem from Iris aka Lyd12

\"Wonkavite...\" \"If you are old and have the shakes, If all your bones are...
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Lungs

Morning folks. I don’t often write on this site but I do read all your posts. I ...

Thousands of care home and NHS staff could be forced to stay home due to the Government's test-and-trace programme, health bosses warn.

I posted about this scenario a few days ago. Like minds think alike, or is our f...

Thanks to my wonderful neighbours

A nice warm day, so back garden door open, I fall asleep on my sofa, and my neig...

Liquid diet for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

I am in the latter stages of IPF and have almost totally lost my appetite. Has a...

Aerobika

Morning all, I started using the aerobika twice a day in the last few months and...

Excited but Bemused Response

Thank you all for responding. I am so glad there are people of like mind - I al...

Relvar and Sleeping Disoder

Does Relvar give you a sleeping issue? Does it help if you use the inhaler in th...

Aerosure

Why is the aerosure not offered as an alternative to inhalers by the nhs and gps...

How the coronavirus could be prevented from invading a host cell.

How might the novel coronavirus be prevented from entering a host cell in an eff...

House Move

Couple of questions really ,we are looking to move house in the not to distant f...

Vaccination against Covid-19. An Enhancement technology?

We seem to be in general agreement that vaccinating ourselves is a necessary saf...

Pleural Plaques and Coronavirus

I am a 71 year old male diagnosed via chest x-ray in 2014 with pleural plaques o...

How To Know When You are Getting Old.

I was given a tea towel as a gift which featured the following............ I ho...

'Science' article re transmission

This article from a very reputable journal has a lot of info about 'aerosol tran...

Please advise

I’m high risk Covid19 but doing ok My gardener has been last 2 wks - distance wh...

Going nowhere.

Well looks like us sheilding are going to be staying put Dr on telly this mornin...

Reporting COVID-19 violations

It's a pity that some of the responses to Bkin's post on this subject became so ...

Ethical guidelines for COVID-19 tracing apps.

Technologies to rapidly alert people when they have been in contact with someone...

Matt Hancock tells Peston: Test and trace could result in repeated self-isolation.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has admitted people could end up repeatedly in sel...

First study of COVID-19 patients with diabetes shows that 10% die within seven days of hospital admission.

The first study of COVID-19 to specifically analyse the effect of the disease in...

Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find.

New research shows how dangerous the coronavirus is for current and former cance...

Ministers pressed for clarity on length of lockdown for most vulnerable.

Growing group of 2.5 million people told they are likely to have to stay in ‘bey...

Concerned

As well as COPD I have a thyroid condition, which means I need 3 monthly blood t...

Smoking cessation - feels like a bad choice.

Hi all. I gave up smoking 52 days ago. I smiled about 15 a day for 13 years. S...

Roses

Dont expect this to work moreipad provlems

Hardest goodbye

Hi all, it is with a heavy heart that I write to let you know that Paul sadly l...

All not prehaps true

Ok I am not a medical doc psychiatrist . But lived & worked Africa. . With ngo S...