1. Rare Disease Day – Cauda Equina Syndrome

    Rare Disease Day – Cauda Equina Syndrome
      What is Cauda Equina Syndrome? Cauda Equina Syndrome is a rare but extremely serious condition. It is classified by the compression of the lumbar (low back) spinal cord which contains a large group of nerves. In this part of the spine, the nerves branch together and appear similar to a horse’s tail, hence its name; Cauda Equina. When...
  2. Is Gum Disease Really Linked to Alzheimer’s?

    Is Gum Disease Really Linked to Alzheimer’s?
    Can gum disease cause Alzheimer's? One of the latest medical stories to hit the news is the discovery that gum disease and Alzheimer’s could be linked. This may be a little bit of a stretch at the moment, as research into the two conditions is still in its early stages, but scientists think they may have found a strong...

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