Posts Tagged "24 Hour Care"

Huntington’s Disease

Posted by admin on Aug 16, 2011 in Health Conditions | 0 comments

Huntington’s Disease

What is Huntington’s Disease Huntington’s disease (also referred to in more formal medical research as Huntington Disease) is an hereditary neurological disorder of the central nervous system that causes progressive degeneration of cells in the brain, slowly impairing a person’s ability to walk, think, talk and reason. It was first described in 1872 by an American doctor, George Huntington, who studied an extended family in Long Island affected by the condition. Symptoms of Huntington’s Disease Symptoms develop gradually over months or years. The age at which they...

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Cystic Fibrosis

Posted by admin on Aug 16, 2011 in Health Conditions | 0 comments

Cystic Fibrosis

What is Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited condition affecting the glands that produce body fluids or secretions. In CF, these secretions are stickier and thicker than normal. This hinders the functioning of important organs, such as the lungs and digestive system. Causes of Cystic Fibrosis The exact cause of CF is a single faulty gene found on chromosome 7, which controls salt and water movement in and out of cells within the body. To develop CF, a baby has to inherit the faulty gene from both parents. About one in 25 people in the UK is a carrier of the CF...

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24 Hour Care in the Home or Clinic

Posted by admin on Jul 14, 2011 in Featured | 0 comments

24 Hour Care in the Home or Clinic

Whether you need an extra pair of hands or a qualified nurse, call us. We have the flexibility to meet your requirements wherever and whenever you need extra help.

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