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A reader wonders about the effectiveness of hand sanitisers in childcare centres. Continue Reading
A reader worries about lending some money to her nephew. Continue Reading
A reader worries about her husband’s bouts of forgetfulness. Continue Reading
A reader asks: “I have antinuclear antibody positive test results, with a titre reading in the two thousands. I’m confused about what this is an indicator of; can you advise me please?” Continue Reading
Leaf litter from a neighbour’s tree is making a mess of a reader’s garden. Continue Reading
The arrival of low-level noise provides a quandary for a sleepless reader. Continue Reading
My question is about my dog Hermes and sleep apnoea for dogs. Yes, don’t laugh, it is a serious question. Neutered and now 10-plus years old, Hermes is a Bichon-Maltese cross. Fully vaccinated, healthy and much loved. He lives indoors most of the day.
Low blood pressure is never mentioned in health advice columns. What symptoms does this produce and how dangerous can it be? Continue Reading
A reader worries her adult son is an observer, not a participant in life. Continue Reading