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There a lot of treatment available for Bell’s Palsy. These below are the alternatives offered by nowadays modern health society.

Steroids have been shown to be effective at improving recovery in Bell’s palsy while antivirals have not. 327 more words



Once the facial paralysis sets in, many people may mistake it as a symptom of a stroke; however, there are a few subtle differences. A stroke will usually cause a few additional symptoms, such as numbness or weakness in the arms and legs. 156 more words


Science issue: Women’s Health Care in Prison

Annie Bartlett is an experienced clinician who describes how her clinical practice is affected by ethical, social and political considerations.

The recent movie “Suffragette” includes some disturbing scenes inside HMP Holloway, a large London women’s prison in which c 500 women are detained. 508 more words



Antiviral Agents

The rationale for the use of antiviral agents is the evidence that the inflammation of the facial nerve in Bell’s palsy might be related to the herpes simplex virus (HSV). 87 more words




The rationale for the use of corticosteroids in acute phase of Bell’s palsy is that inflammation and edema of the facial nerve are implicated in causing Bell’s palsy and corticosteroids have a potent anti-inflammatory action which should minimise nerve damage and thereby improve the outcome. 99 more words


How long would you wait for your knee replacement?

Would you wait 3 months? Would you wait a year? Would you wait 3 years? I sometimes, wonder what folks do when they wait. Do you ever wonder why they call it a “wait” list. 476 more words


Nursing Wins $1.5 million Grant for Collaborative Practice

University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN) will expand its partnership with Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center by implementing a new program for Registered Nurse Chronic Care Coordinators to lead interdisciplinary teams, which include MDs, pharmacists, support staff, and social workers. 142 more words