Health Conditions and Diseases

BADA-UK - Borreliosis and Associated Diseases Awareness

Formed to raise public and professional awareness of tick-borne diseases, their prevention and treatment. Includes resources on ticks and their effects on pets and humans, advice and guidance, and details of repellent and removal products.

Bell's Palsy Association

Details of this condition that causes facial paralysis; discovered in the 19th Century by Charles Bell. Includes symptoms and treatment information.

Channel 4: Embarrassing Bodies

Offers information about this Channel 4 programme, plus video clips, photo galleries and an A-Z advice section covering embarrassing health concerns or problems. Contains explicit images in a medical context.

Embarrassing Problems

Presents UK focused advice, guidance and videos on a wide range of embarrassing symptoms, conditions and illnesses.

The Environmental Illness Resource

Provides information and community resources for people suffering from a range of "environmental illnesses", including chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalopathy, fibromyalgia, multiple chemical sensitivity and allergies.

Expert Patients Programme

Community interest company running self management courses for people living with long term conditions. Includes information on courses plus testimonials.

Expert Patients Programme Wales

Runs chronic disease self management programmes in Wales. Provides information about courses and how to become a volunteer tutor.


UK specialists in gender therapy.

Lab Tests Online UK

Written by practising laboratory doctors and scientists to help patients understand the many clinical laboratory tests that are used in diagnosis and treatment.

LTCAS - Long Term Conditions Alliance Scotland

A coalition of support groups working to improve the lives of people with long term conditions. Includes a list of members, resources, campaigns, and news.

Morgellons UK

Provides resources and support to those suffering from this condition, symptoms of which include itchy skin and biting, crawling sensations.


International consensus conference held in London for key societies dealing with neuroendocrine liver metastases.

Patient Memoirs

Allows patients to upload videos explaining how they cope with their illness, in a bid to inspire others.

Rare Disease UK

National alliance for those with rare diseases and their families and care professionals. Features press releases, news archive, membership information and details of the annual Rare Disease Day.

Toxic Shock Syndrome Information Service (TSSIS)

Provides the public and medical professionals with information on TSS; includes a library of resources, including leaflets to download, and contacts.

Weight Watchers Community

Social networking site offering support for those who have joined Weight Watchers.

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