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Heart health in women: what you need to know

The second most common cause of death in UK adults is coronary heart disease, highlighting the importance of cardiovascular health for ev...

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Women's health

Your hormones and endometriosis explained

Endometriosis is a common condition affecting one in 10 women in the UK.

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Diabetes, glands and hormones

What are warts and how are they treated?

Warts are caused by infection with human papillomavirus virus (HPV).

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Skin

Ask the expert: what causes acne and how is it treated?

Acne is a very common skin condition that causes oily, spotty skin, which may feel painful and warm to touch.

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Skin

The eight best foods for healthy skin

When it comes to looking after your skin, what you put into your body is just as important as the way you treat your skin.

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Lifestyle management

Managing obstructive sleep apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition that affects your breathing while you sleep.

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Men’s health

Ask the expert: what is age-related macular degeneration (AMD)?

Almost two million people in the UK live with sight loss, with around 360,000 registered as blind or partially sighted.

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Vision and eye health

Preparing for cataract surgery

Cataract surgery involves replacing the natural lens in your eye, which has become cloudy due to cataracts, with a clear, artificial lens.

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Vision and eye health

What causes loss of smell and taste?

Your ability to smell and taste are closely linked as taste and smell information are carried to the same part of your brain.

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General health

How to reduce your risk of skin cancer

Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world.

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Cancer

Bowel cancer surgery: when it is needed and what is involved

Bowel cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide and affects around one in 20 women and one in 17 men in the UK.

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Cancer

Should I be concerned about nipple discharge? 

Nipple discharge refers to fluid that leaks out of the nipple when you are not breastfeeding.

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Women's health

What is private healthcare?

Introduction to what private healthcare and treatment is.

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New to private healthcare

Understanding thyroid cancer: risk factors, symptoms, treatment and outcomes

Thyroid cancer accounts for around 1% of all cancer cases in the UK, with approximately 3,900 people diagnosed each year.

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Cancer

Six tips for a healthy heart

One of the leading causes of death in adults in the UK is coronary heart disease. However, this condition is preventable.

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Heart health

What you need to know about lupus

Lupus is a long-term (chronic) autoimmune condition, which means your body mistakenly attacks your healthy cells.

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General health

Hay fever: what is it and how is it treated?

Hay fever affects around one quarter of all UK adults, making it one of the most common immune conditions,

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General health

Sore throat, strep throat or tonsillitis: what’s the difference?

When you have a sore throat, the lining of the inside of your throat is inflamed or swollen.

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Ear, nose and throat
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