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  • Photodynamic therapy (PDT), 'next-generation' PDT and sonodynamic therapy

    ...It involves taking a light-sensitive drug that is attracted to cancer cells and...the disease being treated. After the drug has built up in the cancer cells, a red...of the body. The light activates the drug, which destroys the cancer cells by combining...red light used for activating the PDT drugs can't penetrate deep enough. Limitations...

    NHS Choices, 28 November 2012 - Publication type: general

  • Costochondritis

    ...Pregnancy and children news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and lungs news reports ...type of medication called a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) - such as ibuprofen and naproxen – two or three times...

    NHS Choices, 14 May 2014 - Publication type: general

  • Gout

    ...Pregnancy and children news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and lungs news reports...using ice packs and taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) painkillers; in some cases, alternative medications...year affecting just my toe joint , but once i started this drug i was in pain all the time , I could just about cope with the...

    NHS Choices, 13 January 2014 - Publication type: general

  • Emergency contraception (morning after pill, IUD)

    ...WHO) indicated that levonorgestrel (the drug in Levonelle) prevented: 95% of expected...allergic to any of the components of the drug have severe asthma that is not properly...lactation." I have been prescribed this drug even after asking more than once if it...

    NHS Choices, 15 January 2013 - Publication type: general

  • Alkaptonuria

    ...news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and...currently no treatment or cure. However, a drug called nitisinone has shown some promise...a clinical trial programme for the drug nitisinone. Register your interest for...

    NHS Choices, 18 December 2013 - Publication type: general

  • Predictive genetic tests for cancer risk genes

    ...chemoprevention) NICE recently recommended drug treatment with tamoxifen or raloxifene...risk of developing breast cancer. These drugs can help reduce risk. For more information...read the Behind the Headlines article, Drugs to be offered to women at high risk of...which also explains the side effects these drugs can cause. Read the full NICE 2013...

    NHS Choices, 26 June 2013 - Publication type: general

  • Coma

    ...Pregnancy and children news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and lungs news reports ...recovery. For example, a young person who took an alcohol or drug overdose may be deeply comatose to begin with, but may make...

    NHS Choices, 05 September 2013 - Publication type: general

  • First aid

    ...Pregnancy and children news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and lungs news reports ...toxic substance such as bleach, an overdose of a prescription drug or eaten wild plants and fungi. Alcohol poisoning can cause...

    NHS Choices, 17 February 2014 - Publication type: general

  • Post-mortem

    ...dementia news reports Lifestyle and environment news reports Pregnancy and children news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and lungs news reports Medical practice news reports Older people and ageing news...unexpected, such as the sudden death of a baby (cot death) it is violent, unnatural or suspicious, such as a suicide or drug overdose it is the result of an accident or injury it occurred during or soon after a hospital procedure, such as surgery...

    NHS Choices, 05 December 2013 - Publication type: general

  • Deafblindness

    ...dementia news reports Lifestyle and environment news reports Pregnancy and children news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and lungs news reports Medical practice news reports Older people and ageing news...eyes, heart, nasal passages and genitals). Other possible causes of congenital deafblindness include: excessive drug or alcohol use during pregnancy a viral infection during pregnancy, such as rubella (although rubella is now rare thanks...

    NHS Choices, 09 January 2014 - Publication type: general

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