Do you frequently have a sudden, strong urge to urinate? You may be suffering from urge incontinence! Top urologist Mr Rajesh B.C Kavia is an expert in overactive bladder symptom and recommends lifestyle changes or treatment options to help alleviate the condition...
Mr Mo Akmal, a leading orthopaedic surgeon, explains how certain spinal fractures can be treated with balloon kyphoplasty surgery, a procedure that corrects and stabilises fractured vertebrae.
Many patients are electing to undergo cosmetic surgery procedures abroad. There has been a huge increase in cosmetic tourism in the last few years, and some patients are combining surgery with holidays. Mr Simon Eccles, a leading craniofacial plastic surgeon, explains how the risks of ‘cosmetic tourism’ can outweigh the supposed benefits for the patient.
Allergies are extremely common, with an estimated 1 in 4 people in the UK affected by an allergy in some form. Dr Adam Fox, one of the UK’s leading paediatric allergists, explains what parents need to know about food allergies, and how you can help spot the symptoms in your child.
Braces were once thought of as a treatment for older children and teenagers – best to have while their jaws are still developing before the teeth settle in adulthood, right? Well, not necessarily. Modern orthodontics recognises that, in fact, the teeth can continue to move at any age, and adults with misaligned teeth may very well benefit from braces too. Esteemed dentist Moira Wong explains:
Nose jobs are becoming increasingly popular but many people are understandably nervous about having such a delicate part of the body operated on. If this applies to you, don’t worry – there’s another way to have a nose job, one that doesn’t involve surgery. Rhinoplasty expert Ms Lydia Badia is here to fill us in on how a non-surgical nose job works.
Dr Andrew Deaner, a leading London cardiologist, describes his experience on a trip to Myanmar, helping locals who cannot afford or do not have access to medical treatment and healthcare. Dr Deaner makes frequent trips to work in clinics and cardiac units. Here is the second part of an extract on his experience in the local hospitals...
Our shoulders are incredibly mobile and can carry out a remarkable range of movements – but this mobility also makes them inherently unstable. Leading orthopaedic surgeon Mr Mark Falworth explains why shoulder dislocation occurs, how it is diagnosed and what treatments are available.
In order to undergo a total hip replacement, it is inevitable that surgery is necessary. A new approach, the direct superior approach (DSA) is a minimally invasive procedure, which leaves patients with a speedy recovery. Leading orthopaedic surgeon Mr Constant Busch explains more...
Clinical psychologists are increasingly recognised as a key part of a clinical team, and patients generally regard their support as invaluable. But what exactly do clinical psychologists do? If you’ve been referred to a clinical psychologist, what can you expect? We asked Dr Morwenna Opie, clinical psychologist at the London Cardiovascular clinic, for an insight into this undervalued profession.