New technology is undoubtedly changing how the medical world works, assisting diagnoses and making it easier to predict the right course of treatment for patients. New technology also has a major role to play in orthodontics. We decided to ask Dr Laurence Masters about how the 3Shape TRIOS® scanner has helped him at his clinic.
It's an exciting time for dentists and patients, thanks to the innovative development in digital dentistry. One of our top dentists Dr Amit Mohindra explains the benefits that new innovative dental technologies have over the more traditional methods.
Colonoscopies after the age of 50 become a regular procedure to check inside the colon for abnormalities. Nowadays, a virtual colonoscopy is available to patients and offers a non-invasive and less aggressive alternative to a regular colonoscopy. But what happens during the procedure and can it offer more reliable results? Dr John Martin, a leading gastroenterologist in London, explains what a virtual colonoscopy is and why it might be right for you.
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Do you constantly have a tickly cough and irritated throat? It could be postnasal drip! We've asked expert rhinologist, nasal plastic & ENT surgeon Mr Joe Marais to explain the causes, symptoms and treatment options for the condition.
Finding blood in your stool and not knowing what's caused it can be frightening. Most of the time it's not something to be worried about and the reason for it can be discovered after a quick visit to your doctor. But, on rare occasions, further tests are need to find out exactly what's going on. Professor Richard Cohen, a leading colorectal surgeon based in London, explains a bit more about this symptom.
A pinnaplasty (also known as otoplasty) is a straightforward operation to reset the outer ear or "pinna" to a more favourable position, closer to the side of the head, to make the ear appear less noticeable. Doctor Mike O’Connell tells us more about the pinnaplasty procedure and what to expect after it.
Neck lumps tend to disappear within a few days and normally don't need investigating. One of our top doctors Mr Prasad Kothari explains when you should seek a medical opinion and what the possible causes of a lump in the neck can be, from something as common as tonsillitis to a disease as rare as neck cancer.
It can be hard to know if your child's being bullied at school, and even if you do know, it can be hard to know what to do in that situation. Maite Ferrin, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Re:Cognition Health in London, shares with us some tips for parents on what to do if their child is being bullied.