111, 2019

How good night’s sleep can brainwash away dementia

The Times Rhys Blakely Science Correspondent Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “One of the founding principles of Osteopathic philosophy is that “the rule of the artery is supreme”. What do we mean by this?  All structures of the body receive a blood [...]

2310, 2019

Common drug may be dementia risk

Rhys Blakely, Science Correspondent The Times Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “Polypharmacy (the taking of prescribed multiple medicines) is a known factor for contributing to some of the symptoms that patients present with. The older we get the more medications that seem [...]

2310, 2019

Are the History and Physical Coming to an End?

Medscape David M. Warmflash, MD Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “The answer to this question is, I really hope not! Taking a patients’ history (their story) is an art form and can inform an experienced clinician about numerous things, from what [...]

2310, 2019

Millions risking addiction to powerful prescription drugs

The Times Rosie Taylor Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “These are quite worrying statistics, 25% of the UK population are taking potentially addictive medicines, with half of them dependent on the drugs for the long term, two million people had been [...]

1510, 2019

Music and massage are best to calm dementia patients

The Times Tom Whipple Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: “As an Osteopath it’s great to see that manual treatment (soft tissue work) has some research evidence to say that it can help people with dementia, albeit id advanced dementia on patients [...]