Monthly Archives: June 2016

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Ask the expert: Moles and skin cancer

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Interviewed by Gurminder for Doctify

Everywhere you look these days, skin cancer is in the news.¬† This comes as no great surprise to most dermatologists, as the number of melanomas we see each week continues to increase.¬† Data shows that over the last thirty years, rates of malignant melanoma in Great Britain have risen […]

By |June 27th, 2016|Skin & Beauty|Comments Off on Ask the expert: Moles and skin cancer

My cholesterol is high. Should I be worried?

Interviewed by Gurminder for Doctify

Complex “plaques” are deposits that can form in the walls of arteries. Cholesterol is a key component of these plaques. Over time, they can get bigger and cause narrowing of the arteries. In the heart arteries this can restrict blood supply to the heart muscle leading to angina or a heart […]

By |June 16th, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on My cholesterol is high. Should I be worried?

Men’s health week: 5 symptoms you should never ignore

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Written by Gurminder for Doctify

British men are paying the price for neglecting their health: more than 100,000 men a year die prematurely. Don’t suffer in silence when there’s help at hand.

Here are five common health issues for men and the symptoms you should look our for.

 

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We can all go through a time […]

By |June 14th, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on Men’s health week: 5 symptoms you should never ignore

Aspirin: Can you take it to Prevent Heart Disease?

Written by Dr Farooq Rahman for Doctify
Aspirin was originally used to treat pain, fever and inflammation. Nowadays it is more commonly taken by people who have heart disease to help prevent a heart attack. Research also suggests it can be taken by healthy people to prevent heart disease and bowel cancer, but the risk of […]

By |June 14th, 2016|Conditions|Comments Off on Aspirin: Can you take it to Prevent Heart Disease?