View

Putting out the fire of acid reflux

09 July 2018

The annoying and sometimes painful feeling you get following a delicious dinner may need more than a simple indigestion tablet. Anti-reflux surgery is a treatment for acid reflux; it may be something you haven’t considered before, but to beat the daily difficulties such as remembering to take ant-acid medication and getting that prescription before going on holiday, as well as the embarrassment of acid reflux it’s something worth looking into.

Putting out the fire of acid reflux

Is a sports injury stopping you competing?

03 July 2018

The World Cup is under way and top footballers from around the globe will be battling it out for the sport’s ultimate prize! There will be goals, there will be shocks and - most definitely – there will be injuries! But is it just professional footballers who are at risk, or are amateur sports enthusiasts at all levels just as likely to suffer knee problems? Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon Mr Mark Dunbar answers your questions

Is a sports injury stopping you competing?

Nip and tuck is on the increase

19 June 2018

As cosmetic surgery procedures continue to increase in popularity, tummy tucks (abdominoplasty) are still one of the top five choices for surgery. Cosmetic Surgeon, Mrs Effie Katerinaki, answers your questions on having a tummy tuck.

Nip and tuck is on the increase

Mapping the way forward for prostate cancer diagnosis

13 June 2018

Accurate cancer diagnosis is key to getting a patient on the right track for treatment. Whilst there are several methods for diagnosing prostate cancer, template prostate mapping biopsy is considered by many urologists as one of the best way to successfully diagnose prostate cancer.

Mapping the way forward for prostate cancer diagnosis

Get it off your chest – how men are dealing with ‘man boobs’

06 June 2018

Summer holidays are approaching but how many of us men are not looking forward to days on the beach as much as we did in our youth? According to Consultant Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon JJ Staiano, our biggest hang up when it comes to stripping off our tee shirts is the fact that we seem to have suddenly developed ‘man boobs’! Here Mr Staiano looks at what causes gynaecomastia (man boobs) and how they can be treated.

Get it off your chest – how men are dealing with ‘man boobs’

Don’t let osteoarthritis become your golf handicap

04 June 2018

Our hobbies and pastimes play a major part in our life – helping to keep our bodies fit and our minds active. Trevor Lawrence, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull, Birmingham West Midlands, is a keen golfer who says that there are options for people suffering with osteoarthritis that can help them stay out on the fairways.