Health A-Z - Conditions and treatments

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Map of Medicine

Visit the Map of Medicine guides to see the ideal, evidence-based patient journey for common conditions.

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Medicines

It's vital to know what medicines you are taking. Find out about side effects, interactions, dosages and more.

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Quick answers

Get answers to hundreds of common health questions. Select a topic:

Contraception 

Infections

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Clinical trials

You can now search clinical trials worldwide for almost every condition in A-Z. Also, read everything you need to know about clinical trials and medical research

Communities

NHS Choices Talk is a community where people can discuss their medical condition, get online advice and help support others.

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Dementia

In England alone, there are currently 570,000 people living with dementia. Find out more:

Dementia

Alzheimer's disease

Heart disease

Coronary heart disease is the UK's biggest killer, with one in every four men and one in every six women dying from the disease.

Lower your risk

Mental health

One in four people in the UK has a mental health problem at some point. Read up on:

Depression

Anxiety

Eating disorders

Cancer

Early diagnosis saves lives. Know the symptoms of the three biggest killers:

Lung cancer

Bowel cancer

Breast cancer

Helplines

Carers Direct 0808 8020202
ChildLine 0800 1111
Samaritans 08457 909090 
NHS Direct 0845 4647

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Medicines A-Z

Browse for medicines by name or condition