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MEDICAL

BMC/BMMS Mountain Medicine weekend 2019

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12/02/2019

Join top doctors for a weekend of UK and high altitude first aid in Hathersage this June.
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First aid & mountain medicine weekend in the Peak District

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01/02/2017

Join top doctors for a one-off weekend of UK and high altitude first aid in Hathersage this June.
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Zika virus update: advice for travellers

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10/02/2016

The latest information and precautionary advice from the UIAA (International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation) about the Zika virus, which is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito.
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High and dry: six myths about hiking in the heat

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02/07/2015

Heat and sun are unusual hazards in our mountain areas, but it’s worth debunking some of the myths around exercise in hot conditions.
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BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2014 - Report

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20/11/2014

Fingers took centre stage, and feet had a supporting role, as European experts gathered in Manchester at the third BMC Climbing Injury Symposium on 15-16 November. Tom Bond, BMC Climbing Wall Committee Chair reports.
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Research project investigates the work-leisure balance

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11/09/2014

All work and no play make Jack a dull boy. So how can we optimise the balance between leisure activity and work life? That’s the question behind a University of Sheffield research project, which is looking for participants to take part in its study.
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Health benefits of climbing and hill walking

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23/07/2014

The health and well being benefits of the great outdoors (and climbing indoors) are numerous. As well as the physical benefits, there are many mental health and social benefits.
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Survey seeks info on pregnancy, exercise and high altitude exposure

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01/08/2013

Very little is known about the safety of travel and exercise at high altitude during pregnancy. If you are a physically active woman who has completed a pregnancy, you could help a research project to provide valuable advice to doctors and patients.
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Pain relief in mountain casualties with moderate or severe pain

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01/08/2013

Mountain Rescue is performed in a difficult environment where weather, terrain and remote locations present physical challenges. John Ellerton & Jessica Bell discuss the issues surrounding administration of appropriate and effective pain relief.
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Petition calls for more support for Lyme disease

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08/02/2012

Lyme disease patients and their carers, families and friends are organising a petition to present to the UK government, asking that clinics and specialists dedicated to the treatment of Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases may be established.
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