The wireless revolution has changed our lives in many ways: bowel screening tests included. Capsule endoscopies are an alternative method of conducted screening tests of the bowel (along with the rest of the digestive tract). These miniature technological marvels have many benefits and Professor Owen Epstein explains how these work and what they achieve.
Your adenoids assist in keeping the body free from viruses and infections. However, sometimes they become troublesome and cause a variety of problems that require their removal. Consultant ENT specialist Mike O’Connell explains why children, and in rare cases adults, need adenoids removed along with symptoms of problems, the possible side effects of removal and more.
Initially, the only drugs available to treat osteoporosis were those that prevented further loss of bone density. But now, new drugs exist that offer the potential to regain some of the loss. Professor David Reid is a leading international expert in the assessment and treatment of osteoporosis and here, he explains what you should know about these drugs, a new one of which becomes available in March 2020. They offer the opportunity to build bone and regain some bone strength.
LASIK and SMILE are common procedures to fix short-sightedness, both using a highly focused laser light to make small incicsions in your eye to reshape your corneal tissue. Mr Matthew Edwards, an ophthalmologist based in Sheffied, explains the pros and cons of each. Read on to find out which one is right for you.
Although cataract surgery is one of the most commonly performed types of surgery around the world, there are still some risks involved and to perform this procedure, a surgeon requires extensive surgical experience and expertise. Mr Sundeep Kheterpal explains how easy it is to perform this procedure and what you should look for in a surgeon to do this procedure for you.
A bursa injury - also known as bursitis - is one of the most common injuries in sports and can affect several parts of the body. Orthopaedic and trauma surgeon, Mr Jonathan Walczak, tells us what some of the most common bursa injuries are and what the recommended treatment is.
Checking the health of your liver is now safer and easier than ever. Expert hepatologist Professor Aftab Ala explains how the ultrasound-based Fibroscan test works, who it’s recommended for, and what it can tell you about your liver.
Having lost two crowns and cracked the roots of two other teeth, patient Lloyd Burton was in good hands as expert dental implantologist Dr Peter Sanders who left him full of confidence with his new smile after a positive experience. Here Lloyd gives an insight into what you can expect if you chose to have dental implants with Dr Sanders.
Do you desire your dream body but dread the thought of undergoing surgery? Non-invasive body contouring treatments exist, enabling a new range of possibilities. Mr Foued Hamza is ranked as one of the best cosmetic surgeons in Europe, and here he explains all about these non-invasive ways to contour the body