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Pindrop Hearing discuss the latest clinical audiology services including diagnostic hearing and balance tests, the provision of hearing aids, paediatric audiology and tinnitus rehabilitation.

What is angina?

Consultant Cardiologist Dr David Brull discusses symptoms of and treatments for angina.

New technology for treating hip and knee pain

August 14, 2017

Can new mini implants or stem cell therapy help you get back to what you enjoy doing?

What is squint and how can it be corrected?

Mr Nadeem Ali is a Consultant at Moorfields Eye Hospital specialising in adult squint surgery. He helps patients from across the UK and from around the world with squint, strabismus, lazy eye and double vision.

May 11, 2017

ENT Consultant Mr F Javed Uddin answers a Q&A on nasal polyps and discusses new advances in sinus surgery.

Dr Iftikhar Fazal outlines the common causes of shortness of breath plus when you should see a doctor and seek specialist assessment.

April 23, 2017

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Rishi Chana explains what causes hip and knee pain, as well as providing you with a self help easy to follow solution guide.

The word tinnitus comes from the latin ‘tinnire’ which means to ring or tinkle like a bell. For many, that is exactly the continuous sound they can hear as tinnitus sufferers.

Most people suffer with dry eyes at some point, but what happens when the condition becomes a constant problem and how can it be treated?

Around 400 million people worldwide are chronically infected with hepatitis B.

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Disease Prevention

Weight loss surgery (also known as 'bariatric surgery') is considered a safe and effective treatment to the obesity epidemic facing the UK. Streamline Surgical take a look at the impact of obesity and why it is important not to ‘weight’.

Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer in the UK, accounting for around a quarter of all cases. Find out the symptoms, risks and how to notice the warning signs.

Keeping your bones healthy

November 23, 2016

Regardless of age, it's important we don't take our bone health for granted. 

Breast self examination

January 17, 2020

How often should women check their breasts, what to look out for, and when to seek medical advice.

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Mental Health

 

March 13, 2017

Dr Hari Subramaniam explores common mental health issues in the elderly, and when you should consider seeing an Old Age Psychiatrist. 
 

Anxiety disorder, also known as generalised anxiety disorder or GAD, is a long-term condition which affects up to a fifth of adults in the UK according to the Office for National Statistics.

Seasonal depression

December 05, 2016

Seasonal depression affects 1 in 3 of us. When to tell whether it's more than an aversion to the cold.

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Latest Surgeries

 

New technology for treating hip and knee pain

August 14, 2017

Can new mini implants or stem cell therapy help you get back to what you enjoy doing?

July 24, 2017

In this article Mr Gwanmesia Plastic Surgeon provides his expert insight on common surgical methods that are used for correction of the nose and chin.

July 16, 2017

Mr Ali Mearza explains why getting rid of your glasses is within your power, and discusses the latest laser eye surgery and lens replacement choices available.

Weight loss surgery (also known as 'bariatric surgery') is considered a safe and effective treatment to the obesity epidemic facing the UK. Streamline Surgical take a look at the impact of obesity and why it is important not to ‘weight’.

May 14, 2017

Consultant Ophthalmologist Mr Alwitry discusses what to expect when undergoing cataract surgery, and gives information on lens replacement technologies offering heightened vision.

May 14, 2017

Consultant Spinal Surgeon Mr Masood Shafafy provides insight on new minimally invasive surgeries that are available to help adults and children with spinal deformities and painful back conditions.

April 25, 2017

Consultant Vascular Surgeon Mr Shane MacSweeney discusses new, less invasive treatments for varicose veins.