Earlier this year in January, famous actress Kate Beckinsale was hospitalised for a ruptured ovarian cyst. Ovarian cysts are fluid filled sacs which grow on one or both ovaries. They are very common and can be diagnosed during an incidental pelvic ultrasound scan. It is estimated that one in ten women will have surgery during […]
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.
Written by Ms Rhonda Flemming for Doctify
More than 21,000 women in the UK diagnosed with a gynaecological cancer each year so it’s important to be aware of the five gynaecological cancers; cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulval. As there’s no way of knowing if you will get one of these cancers it’s important to listen to your body and watch […]
March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and people all across the UK have been working hard to raise awareness of this often misunderstood condition. But is it really the silent killer it’s often described as, and what symptoms of ovarian cancer should we be looking out for? It’s time we all get clued up.
Consultant Gynae-oncologist, […]
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Health benefits of green tea
Green tea has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years to treat a wide range of health conditions including cardiovascular and mental health diseases. As tea is the most consumed drink worldwide behind water, Doctify has listed 5 of the main health […]
Native to south eastern Asia, Ginger has long since been prized for its culinary and medicinal properties. Modern research has found that ginger has a variety of different properties that can lead to the following health benefits:
Soothes the Digestive System
Historically ginger has been used in herbal medicine to alleviate stomach discomfort. It is the […]
Written by Mr Angus McIndoe for Doctify
This week (24-30 January) is cervical cancer prevention week, find out more about getting involved at Jo Trust.org.uk. Even though cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women under 35 screening rates are at a 20-year low. We asked Mr Angus McIndoe, consultant gynaecologist at Nuada Group to […]