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 [...]

1009, 2019

Why you are feeling tired (and what you can do about it)

From your working environment to your diet, many things can cause fatigue, the experts say Peta Bee The Times Gerry Gajadharsingh writes: "The article below gives some practical solutions to tiredness/fatigue, which is a common presentation in many patients. [...]