During the wintry January and February months, I had the pleasure of spending three tropical weeks in the vibrant city of Lagos, Nigeria. My experiences were enjoyable and enlightening, however I increasingly became aware of the power of the NHS and the privilege of its general practitioners. I felt an unfair advantage over our colleagues who were limited within their health, social and economic system.Read More
Green Fingers, Pink Puffers? A speculative view on hypersensitivity pneumonitis and domestic garden waste
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis is a form of interstitial lung disease caused by the repeated exposure and immune sensitisation to organic dusts and certain industrial agents. The circumstances of lockdown may increase the exposure of the public — and waste management workers in particular — to the antigens that trigger the farmer’s lung form of the disease.Read More
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