Urethral stricture disease is a narrowing of the urethra or water pipe that mostly affects men and usually occurs near the bladder end of the urethra, but can also affect the urethra within the penis or the tip (meatal stenosis). Normally urine is carried freely from the bladder when you want to pass urine. If there is a narrowing or stricture, this affects a man’s ability to urinate. Urologist Nikesh Thiruchelvam tells us what causes urethral stricture disease and what can be done to treat it.
As we get older, our bodies don’t work as well as they used to. Many men may experience problems with urination, including having less control. This can be due to a condition of the prostate called BPH (benign prostate hyperplasia/hypertrophy). Experienced urologist Mr Tamer El-Husseiny is here to talk about how common this condition is and how new minimally invasive treatments can help.
An apicoectomy is an endodontic surgical procedure which is carried out to remove the tip of the tooth's root, and the root end cavity is then filled with a type of biocompatible material. This might sound a little complicated, but leading endodontist Dr Federico Foschi is here to explain how exactly an apicoectomy is performed, why it is needed, and why it's different to a root canal procedure.
Whether shoulder pain is caused by a rotator cuff tear, tendonitis, a pinched nerve, or a frozen shoulder, there are options for treatment once the cause has been diagnosed. Mr Ioannis Polyzois, an orthopaedic surgeon at the top of his game, is here to explain.
VASER Liposuction is an increasingly popular minimally-invasive technique for treating patients with gynaecomastia. We spoke to experienced cosmetic surgeon Dr Hassan Nurein about how the procedure works and what patients can expect at each stage.
If you have moderate to severe arthritis, a double knee replacement might be considered. Orthopaedic surgeon Mr Jonathon Monks talks about the advantages of a double knee replacement and gives valuable advice for recovery.
Cannabis oil has been popular in the media recently, leaving us to wonder if the non-intoxicating plant extract can help with medical problems, such as anxiety and sleep problems. We asked top neurosurgeon Dr Dora Lozsadi for her insight on whether CBD oil can help with conditions such as severe childhood anxiety and who can prescribe it...
Many people feel self-conscious from time to time. However, individuals with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), or body dysmorphia constantly focus on a perceived flaw, often becoming distresses and anxious. Expert psychologist Dr Catherine Sykes explains this often-overlooked mental health condition.
Some patients diagnosed with colorectal (bowel) cancer, also present with liver metastases. The liver is the most common site in the body of patients with bowel cancer for metastasis to occur due to its anatomical location. Whilst this can be a very challenging diagnosis to be given, treatment can be possible, as well as cure. Mr Nicola de’ Liguori Carino, an experienced hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon, explains how liver metastases are identified and treated in patients with colorectal cancer.
Do you have discoloured or stained teeth? Teeth whitening can actually be one of the most effective and easy ways to completely transform your smile. Discover from a professional cosmetic dentist, Dr Mark Hughes, how teeth whitening can help to restore your beaming smile and what his whitening treatment of choice is.