GP Approved Tips for Getting Your Kids Through the hay fever Season

May 03 2018

Hay fever can be really horrible for kids. They just want to be able to run around and play in the sun, but they have to combat a runny nose and itchy eyes first!

Thankfully, Dr Preethi Daniel of London Doctors Clinic is here with her top tips for helping your little ones to conquer hay fever this year.

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How are infections in a newborn baby treated?

Mar 30 2018

One in four newborn babies with a bacterial infection die, even if given antibiotics, according to figures from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice). Babies can also be left with life-long injuries if an infection is not recognised and treated quickly enough.

Nice recommend faster diagnosis and immediate treatment with antibiotics to improve outcomes for newborn babies with bacterial infections, highlighting the importance of providing treatment within 1 hour of identifying an infection.

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Managing Thyroid Problems in Children РUnderstanding Hyperthyroidism 

Mar 09 2018

Hyperthyroidism or an overactive thyroid, is the term for a range of conditions which affect the thyroid’s hormone production. An over-production of these hormones results in a more active metabolism and a variety of symptoms. These can be relativity minor to potentially life-threatening. Examples include a fast heart rate, weight loss, poor concentration or anxiety and sweating. 

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