The Covid-19 pandemic has affected us all in different ways, both personally and professionally. Many industries have also been affected, none more so than the care industry. Dr Mashkur Khan explains how Covid-19 has affected care for the elderly.
Modern dementia treatment involves personalised medicine and effective lifestyle adjustments. Dr Mashkur Khan, a specialist in the management of dementia, explains how you can live with dementia and control it.
Memory loss isn't always dementia-related - it can happen naturally due to age or depression. Dr Mashkur Khan explains the main types of memory loss, including dementia.
Syncope has a wide variety of triggers, valve disease, fractures, constipation, dehydration and more. There are also four different types of syncope. We found out some information on each of them and how the condition is diagnosed by chatting with Dr Mashkur Khan a leading specialist in general internal medicine.
One of our top consultant physicians, Dr Mashkur Khan, explains the difference between blackouts, fainting and loss of conciousness, and what you can do to manage them if you are particularly prone to any of these.
To protect both the public and healthcare staff from the coronavirus, the demand for online consultations has soared and is continuing to grow. We spoke to Dr Yohan Samarasinghe, a leading consultant in internal medicine and clinical pharmacology, about how this has quickly changed the way healthcare systems function and whether or not, in the context of diabetes, it has the potential to even improve patient care in the future.
More people die a year from cardiovascular-related diseases (CVDs) than from any other cause. Dr Yohan Samarasinghe, an expert in internal medicine and clinical pharmacology, explains what the risk factors are and why detecting and treating these from the outset is crucial in preventing and managing cardiovascular diseases.
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Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause a range of illnesses, from the common cold to more severe respiratory illnesses such as pneumonia, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and most recently COVID-19 (2019-nCoV) which originated in Wuhan, Hubei province in China and is currently affecting populations around the world. Whilst we still do not have a cure or vaccine for COVID-19, there are steps to help prevent catching and spreading it.
Metabolic syndrome is the term used to describe when a patient is suffering from a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure (hypertension) and obesity. Together, these three factors increase your risk of certain diseases, including cardiovascular disease and stroke. Dr Yohan Samarasinghe, an internal medicine specialist, gives a thorough look at metabolic syndrome and how insulin resistance plays a major role.