PUBLISHED: 19:08 12 May 2019 Steve Russell Julie Welham had, probably, eight horses over the years Picture: FAMILY COLLECTION Archant Tributes to Julie Welham - 'the sister I never had' - who ran Julie's Afro Hair Supplies in Norwich Road Baby Julie Picture: FAMILY COLLECTIONThere's a lovely tribute to Julie Welham on Facebook. "I remember the first time I went to Julie's hair shop. She was so lovely and helpful," writes Talaya Seeley. "She was part of my childhood and adulthood and I will always have nothing but the fondest of memories of this beautiful soul. "Julie, you will be part of Ipswich history and you will be missed."Cancer claimed the 54-year-old after a shortish illness, leaving so many people with so many vivid memories.Friends and family talk of "the sister I never had"; a brave and gutsy lady; a person content with her life; a woman who would check neighbours were all right when it snowed, for example; the possessor of a wicked and dry … [Read more...] about Did you know Julie Welham and her Norwich Road shop?
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PUBLISHED: 06:35 25 February 2019 Jessica Frank-Keyes Lewis Atkins, 14, from Dereham, has been diagnosed with cancer for the fourth time. Photo: Courtesy of the Atkins family Archant The mother of a 14-year-old boy who has been diagnosed with cancer for the fourth time and has lost an eye and both leg bones to the disease says his latest relapse is “devastating”. Lewis Atkins, pictured in 2013. Picture: Ian BurtLewis Atkins, from Dereham, suffered multiple bouts of retinoblastoma and osteosarcoma as a baby and young boy.And the teenager, a pupil at Neatherd High School, is now preparing for yet another round of chemotherapy, after the disease reappeared in his leg last year. His family, friends and football manager have praised him for his positivity, while a fundraising page to support his family with the costs of his illness and enable them to make special memories has raised more than £1,000.Kelly Atkins, 41, who gave up her job as a … [Read more...] about ‘It’s devastating’
Keith Roach To Your Health Published 12:13 AM EST Dec 2, 2018 Dear Dr. Roach: I’ve read mixed reviews as to whether the flu shot can contribute to Alzheimer’s disease. J.W. Dear J.W.: There is no reliable evidence, nor any good biological plausibility, that influenza vaccination increases the risk of either Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. In fact, there are several studies showing a reduced risk of dementia in people who get regular influenza vaccines. I have read well-done studies looking at people with heart failure, people with kidney disease and overall people over age 65 – all show a decreased risk of dementia among those who regularly get the vaccine. There is a risk in these kinds of studies, because people who get regular vaccines are more likely to see their doctors, have blood pressure and blood sugar well-controlled, eat better and exercise more, all of which help protect against dementia. However, the authors did their best to … [Read more...] about Doc: Flu shot’s influence on possible dementia is good