Woman with Lyme disease says NHS doctors laughed at her

Sarah Jackson, 29, from Essex, was struck ill when she visited Australia 4 years ago. She suffers seizures, eye problems, pain, memory loss and fatigue and needs £40,000 for US treatment.
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Authors: Mehta HH, Morris M, Fischman DL, Finley JJ, Ruggiero N, Walinsky P, McCarey M, Savage MP Abstract OBJECTIVE: An under-recognized cause of chest pain, the coronary slow-flow (CSF) phenomenon is characterized by delayed coronary opacification during diagnostic angiography in the absence of epicardial coronary artery disease (CAD). Given its angiographic resemblance to no-reflow during percutaneous coronary intervention, a condition associated with microvascular spasm responsive to calcium-channel blockers, we hypothesized that spontaneous CSF may similarly be reversed by intracoronary (IC) nicardipine. M...
Source: The Journal of Invasive Cardiology - Category: Cardiology Tags: J Invasive Cardiol Source Type: research
STOMACH bloating could be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one go. Other than avoiding certain foods at dinner time, you could also prevent trapped wind pain and tummy aches with this easy eating trick.
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HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, but may include chest pain, severe headaches and nosebleeds. You could also be at risk of hypertension signs if you hear this noise in your ear.
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Source: The Back Letter - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Articles Source Type: research
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Source: The Back Letter - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Articles Source Type: research
Conclusions Trends toward reduction in mean AGT distance suggest Lycra arm sleeves may be beneficial in glenohumeral subluxation (GHS) management. Further research is required to establish their effectiveness in acute and chronic settings using a well-designed fully powered randomized controlled trial.
Source: JPO Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: TECHNICAL NOTES Source Type: research
Conclusion. The Turkish version of BPS is valid and reliable. Level of Evidence: 3
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH Source Type: research
Study Design. Retrospective review of prospective multicenter database. Objective. To investigate the determinants of patient satisfaction with respect to changes in functional limitations 2 years after spinal deformity surgery. Summary of Background Data. For operatively treated adult spine deformity (ASD), patient satisfaction has become an important component of evaluating quality of care. Methods. A total of 430 operative patients with ASD with 2-year follow-up were analyzed. Patient satisfaction was assessed using the Scoliosis Research Society 22-item. Latent class analysis was performed to assign individu...
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH Source Type: research
Conclusion. Very low to moderate quality evidence shows that KT was no better than any other intervention for most the outcomes assessed in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain. We found no evidence to support the use of KT in clinical practice for patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain. Level of Evidence: 1
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: LITERATURE REVIEW Source Type: research
Conclusion. Both TAS+C1H and TAS+G fixation were effective in the treatment of reducible AAD. TAS+C1H was safer than TAS+G because it could potentially reduce the risk of spinal cord and venous plexus injury associated with sublaminar cables. Level of Evidence: 3
Source: Spine - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: SURGERY Source Type: research
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