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Vision and eye health

What you need to know about glaucoma: from diagnosis to treatment

Glaucoma is one of the top three reasons why an adult in the UK ends up sitting in a hospital’s eye department.

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Bones and joints

Four signs you may need a knee replacement

Knee pain can range from uncomfortable to debilitating. At some point, you may need knee replacement surgery (arthroplasty).

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Cancer

What to expect during a mammogram

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women.

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Vision and eye health

How to keep your eyes healthy

A healthy lifestyle can do more than improve your general wellbeing, it can also protect your vision.

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Bones and joints

Are you considering hip replacement surgery?

Your hip joints are one of three sets of weight-bearing joints that carry you around all day.

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Women's health

How to stop heavy periods

It can be hard to know if you have heavy periods, medically known as menorrhagia.

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Cancer

Preparing for cancer treatment

Getting a diagnosis of cancer can be a shock, but there are things you can do to prepare yourself for the treatment ahead.

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Men’s health

What to expect during a prostate exam

The prostate sits near the bladder and is a walnut-sized gland in men that helps with the production of semen.

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Vision and eye health

Cataract surgery: everything you need to know

Cataracts are relatively common among those over the age of 50.

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Vision and eye health

10 foods that are good for your eyes

A healthy diet can be a great way to take care of your eyes.

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Bones and joints

Learning to live with rheumatoid arthritis

If you have rheumatoid arthritis, you’re one of more than 400,000 people in the UK living with it.

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Women's health

Six things you should know about cervical cancer

Every day around eight cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed in women in the UK.

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Cancer

Lung cancer prevention: tips to reduce your risk

Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer death in the UK.

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Men’s health

Eight things you should know about testicular cancer

Testicular cancer is a relatively rare cancer, affecting just one in 100 men in the UK.

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Bones and joints

Ankle and physiotherapy treatment: Ziana's story

Netball player, Ziana’s patient story about ankle and physiotherapy treatment at Spire.

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