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Why is autism spectrum disorder often missed in young girls?

A common misconception about autism spectrum disorder is that it only affects males. In this article, highly respected cognitive neuropsychologist Dr Debora Elijah explains the reasons behind missed diagnoses in females as well as the impact this can have on the individual. She also discusses how a specialist tailored programme can offer improved outcomes for young people with autism spectrum disorder.

Genetic testing for hereditary breast cancer: Its aim, patient eligibility and the results process

Hereditary breast cancer is a condition that may concern those who have relatives that have or have had breast cancer. Here to discuss the factors that lead to having genetic testing for the condition, alongside its aim and the results process, is leading consultant oncoplastic and reconstructive surgeon Mr Hazem Khout.

Ski safe: Top tips to prevent ACL tears on the ski slopes

ACL tears can bring an abrupt end to your skiing holiday. In this article, we ask highly respected consultant knee surgeon and limb reconstruction specialist Mr Amir Qureshi how skiers can best prepare for their holidays and avoid sustaining this type of knee injury. He also gives expert insight on how treatment plans are established for patients, including complementary treatment for meniscal tears.

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