Early pregnancy is a time for excitement, joy and hope. However, for some, it can also bring despair and grief, as this is a very delicate stage of pregnancy where problems could occur . Therefore, it is important to be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of potential complications in the early stages of […]
Allergic rhinitis is a potentially debilitating condition that is probably more common than you think. More than 1 in 10 people suffer with allergies and more often than not the nose is one of the main areas affected.
The term allergic rhinitis indicates a condition causing inflammation of the lining of the nose and sinuses […]
Sleeping is a basic human need- like breathing, eating and drinking. It is vitally important for physical health. In this article, we hear from an expert at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care, Dr Alanna Hare, about why it’s so important to treat sleep disorders.
Around 30 to 50 per cent of the adult population […]
Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation is a well-known corrective procedure. Thanks to new innovative three-dimensional (3D) mapping systems, more cardiac arrhythmia patients can now benefit from zero radiation exposure during transcatheter procedures. Pioneered by Dr Sabine Ernst, consultant cardiologist and reader in cardiology at Royal Brompton Hospital, the unique 3D mapping technique removes the need for […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]