If you’re trying for a baby, when is the best time to have sex? Many couples find it difficult and turn to purchasing “hormone monitoring kits” to help. But what is the evidence that these work? We asked experienced gynaecologist and fertility consultant Mr Parijat Bhattacharjee to review the studies so far and assess their conclusions.
Did you know that around 48% of people say that a smile is the most memorable feature when you first meet someone? However, ageing, accidents and discolouration can all be factors that can rob you of that perfect smile. That is where cosmetic dentistry comes in. But what is cosmetic dentistry? And how can it help you? We talked to expert Dr Adam Thorne, who provided the answers.
Weight loss surgery is an excellent option for those who struggle with obesity as, along with your waistline, it can majorly reduce the health risks associated with obesity. Leading bariatric surgeon Mr Bart Decadt explains the potential health problems an extremely overweight person may face and the procedure options available.
There are many things that can affect our ears and our hearing, but some are potentially more damaging than others. Cholesteatoma is a type of cyst, which, while not cancerous, has the potential to cause serious health problems. Leading ENT surgeon Mr Michael Pringle is here to explain.
Many of us get knee pain from time to time, but it can be difficult to know whether it’s a problem that will fix itself or something that needs treatment. Here is a complete guide to the causes of knee pain and how to treat it by expert orthopaedic surgeon Professor Ali Ghoz
If you've had a smear test and have been told the results are abnormal, understandably you're going to feel worried and nervous. We've asked our leading gynaecologist Mr Stewart Disu to explain what this could possibly mean and the likeliness of having developed cervical cancer.
Dupuytren's disease is a common condition where, over time, the fingers are permanently bent and can no longer be straightened. We asked one of our top orthopaedic surgeons Ms Anna Moon to explain how they can be treated minimally invasively with collagenase injections.
By Dr Rasha Mukhtar
One particular form of diabetes seen in older groups (over the age of 40) is called LADA or Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adulthood, also known as type 1.5 diabetes. This type of diabetes presents itself slowly and is often diagnosed as type 2 diabetes and treated primarily with oral medication. Usually, patients will need to go on insulin injections. We asked endocrinologist Dr Rasha Mukhtar to tell us more about late onset or LADA diabetes.
Around one-third of UK children have teeth which would benefit from orthodontic treatment. The majority who need orthodontics will start treatment around the age of 11 or 12. Interceptive orthodontics will benefit some children from an earlier age to avoid dental complications in the future. Orthodontist Dr Asif Chatoo tells us more about interceptive orthodontics and what children it can help.