Yearly Archives: 2018

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Cosmetic Surgical Procedure: What is Facial Feminsation Surgery?

Written by Mr Brian Musgrove for Doctify
There have been significant advances in gender issues over the last twenty years and a movement towards acceptance that gender identity is not as straightforward as many of us once thought.

Changing opinion has given a growing confidence to the transgender community, but there is still a long way to go […]

By |November 12th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on Cosmetic Surgical Procedure: What is Facial Feminsation Surgery?

Expert Advice: The Truth About Fibroids

Written by Ms Rhona Flemming for Doctify
Fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) growths within the uterine muscle. They are extremely common, with approximately 50% of women having fibroids in their lifetime, but most as small and symptomatic.

Some women remain concerned that fibroids may interfere with their chance of conceiving, having a healthy pregnancy and giving birth.

In this article, Consultant Gynaecologist […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Conditions, Parenting, Top Articles|Comments Off on Expert Advice: The Truth About Fibroids

Keep Your Head in the Game: What You Need to Know About ACL Injuries

An Interview with Professor Paul Lee for Doctify
ACL reconstruction is a common repair for athletes of all abilities. Surgeons are always upping their game when it comes to technique, meaning patients can keep getting the win!

Prof. Paul Lee, consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Professor of sports medicine at MSK Doctors tells Doctify how there are many activities that […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness|Comments Off on Keep Your Head in the Game: What You Need to Know About ACL Injuries

Vaginal Soreness: What is Your Vagina Trying to Tell You?

Written by Miss Shree Datta for Doctify
As you get older you may see visible changes to your face, with the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. While this is widely known and accepted, it is less commonly understood that when oestrogen decreases during the menopause, your vagina can lose its elasticity too! Consultant Gynaecologist Shree Datta explains vulval […]

By |November 7th, 2018|Conditions|Comments Off on Vaginal Soreness: What is Your Vagina Trying to Tell You?

Can Vitamin D Help Your Asthma?

Written by Dr Tuck-kay Loke for Doctify
Most of us know that vitamins are good for your health. However, recent evidence has suggested that supplementation of Vitamin D may, in fact, help patients who are regularly using corticosteroid therapy for their asthma. A number of clinical trials have tested whether taking Vitamin D as a supplement has an effect […]

By |September 18th, 2018|Conditions, Top Articles|Comments Off on Can Vitamin D Help Your Asthma?

Inside Our GP Event: What GP’s Need to Know About Women’s Health

Last week, we held our third GP event at Google HQ in partnership with MyLocumManager and Echo. The event was one in a series of inspirational CPD gatherings for busy General Practitioners and featured talks from three leading healthcare professionals.
The Event Rundown
Continuing Professional Development can sometimes feel like a culture of performativity which sees you jumping through hoops […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Hot Topics, Newsletter, Top Articles|Comments Off on Inside Our GP Event: What GP’s Need to Know About Women’s Health

Cochlear Implantation: Not Just For Those With No Hearing

Written by Professor Iain Bruce for Doctify
Conventional hearing aids just aren’t powerful enough anymore? Your child is not reaching speech, language & educational milestones despite wearing a powerful hearing aid? Powerful hearing aids help, but you’re exhausted at the end of the day because of the effort of listening?

Have your questions answered by Professor Iain Bruce of the […]

By |August 31st, 2018|Conditions, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Cochlear Implantation: Not Just For Those With No Hearing

All Ears: What You Need to Know About Pinnaplasty

Written by Professor Iain Bruce for Doctify
What is a Pinnaplasty?
Some people are born with prominent ears that cause them significant psychological distress and lower self-esteem.
Can you Describe the Procedure?
There are two main surgical techniques utilised for correcting prominent ears: ‘suture’ and ‘cartilage scoring’.

Both are established methods and your surgeon will use the technique that gives them the […]

By |August 15th, 2018|Conditions, Skin & Beauty, Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on All Ears: What You Need to Know About Pinnaplasty

Interview with Hamish Grierson: CEO of Thriva

What is Thriva and Why Did you Start it?
Thriva is on a mission: To keep people like you on track with your health, like nothing else can.

Practically speaking, we let people track what’s happening inside their bodies using simple at-home blood tests that are analysed by NHS labs. We also work with 700+ specialists and practitioners who use Thriva when they’re running […]

By |August 13th, 2018|Newsletter, Top Articles, For Clinicians|Comments Off on Interview with Hamish Grierson: CEO of Thriva

Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Written by Mr Ashu Gandhi for Doctify
Just reading the words breast cancer can cause anxiety for many women.

Yet, with continuous improvements in technology and treatment, we know more than ever before about beating cancer. Here Breast Surgeon, Mr Ashu Gandhi, shares the ways in which you can modify your lifestyle and reduce your risk of developing breast cancer.
How […]

By |August 13th, 2018|Conditions, Wellbeing & Fitness, Hot Topics|Comments Off on Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer