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Ask a Top Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon: Professor Andrew Baildam

Professor Baildam talks to us about how he became a consultant breast surgeon, how oncoplastic breast surgery has developed over the last 20 years, and what he expects for the future of breast cancer treatment.

Top Doctors offers free e-Consultation to Doctors who need it to care for their patients

Top Doctors is offering e-Consultation for free to all medical professionals during the COVID-19 crisis in a bid to help doctors connect with their patients.

Ask a Top Plastic Surgeon: Mr Ahid Abood

Here at Top Doctors, we like to know more about the work of our specialists. So, we sat down with Mr Abood to know what exactly inspired him when he was young to take up this profession and what a typical day looks like for a plastic surgeon working on London’s busy and prestigious Harley Street.

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Why are at-home genetic tests problematic?

Nowadays with a quick swab of your cheek, not only can you trace your family history, but know whether you have a chance of...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: The latest advances in breast cancer research

Breast Cancer research is always providing us with new knowledge about this life-changing disease. Here we look at the latest advances in breast cancer research.

The ABCs of viral hepatitis

Viral hepatitis is one of the biggest global health threats of our time, with 1.34 million deaths a year caused by the viral liver disease. Hepatitis B and C kill more people annually than HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB. However, according to the World Health Organisation, there are approximately 290 million people in the world that are unaware that they are living with viral hepatitis.

Britain’s disappearing GP surgeries: A special report

Across the UK, a profound transformation is taking place. GP surgeries – one of the few gateways to healthcare – are shutting down at an increasing rate.

For the first time, we have mapped GP surgery closures across the UK - and the results are startling.

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Are scary movies bad for your health?

Happy Halloween!! I for one love Halloween, ever since I was a child; dressing up, trick-or-treating, chocolate covered apples and barmbrack. I...

Back to school: how to kick off a new school year well

With this list, you’ll be able to check off vital aspects to prepare your kids for the new school year, from eye health to bullying. Make sure your kids start the school year with positive energy and enthusiasm!

Behind the 10-step Korean skincare routine

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to wake up every day picture perfect, Instagram-ready with a flawless face? Have you ever wondered why Koreans have such amazing skin? Is it their genes, their diet or the fact that they take exceptionally good care of their skin? I looked into the 10-step Korean skincare routine that everyone on the internet is talking about to see what the hype is all about.

How to switch off during your summer holiday

Your summer holiday is finally here! Whether you're headed to a beach, mountain or on a city break, it's important to get the most out of your vacation. Here's our top tips on switching-off whilst you're away to fully relax. We also tackle survival of the post-holiday blues on your return.

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Movember health special: we need to talk about male suicide and prevention

Male suicide is still a heartbreaking epidemic. Although women are more likely to be diagnosed with depression, men are three times more to suffer in silence and take their own life. In recent years, men’s mental health awareness has seemed to increase thanks to the Movember movement, and the stigma around depression seems to be easing, but last year, after many years of decline, male suicide rates in the UK increased. What's going on?

Benefits of breastfeeding

When it comes to feeding your baby, which is better? Breast milk or formula? What are the benefits of breastfeeding? Lets take a look at the pros, cons, myths, and truths about breastfeeding.

How accurate are medical TV shows?

Your favourite medical TV show often runs a risk of getting things wrong at times. Writers have the tricky task of fitting complex medical jargon, hospital politics and the personal lives of doctors all into one drama-fuelled hour of entertainment. As expected, they don’t always get it right.

Getting your health back on track this autumn

Summer takes us on a holiday away from our regular lives and it's normal to lose focus on your health and personal goals. Luckily, it’s incredibly easy to jump back into a healthy lifestyle and get your health back on track. Keep reading for some useful tips and advice on how to recharge both your physical and mental health this autumn.

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Top Doctors Announces Investment Round of $13 Million from Impact Partners and ICF Capital

Investment supports further growth of Top Doctors in key markets The company will close the financial year 2021 with a turnover of...

Ask a Top Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon: Professor Andrew Baildam

Professor Baildam talks to us about how he became a consultant breast surgeon, how oncoplastic breast surgery has developed over the last 20 years, and what he expects for the future of breast cancer treatment.

Top Doctors offers free e-Consultation to Doctors who need it to care for their patients

Top Doctors is offering e-Consultation for free to all medical professionals during the COVID-19 crisis in a bid to help doctors connect with their patients.

Ask a Top Plastic Surgeon: Mr Ahid Abood

Here at Top Doctors, we like to know more about the work of our specialists. So, we sat down with Mr Abood to know what exactly inspired him when he was young to take up this profession and what a typical day looks like for a plastic surgeon working on London’s busy and prestigious Harley Street.