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  • Ovarian reserve and the chance of IVF success The London Women’s ClinicIt has been widely proposed that the chance of success in IVF can be best predicted by a measurement of 'ovarian reserve'. How can that best be done - and why are experts getting excited about a hormone known as AMH?
  • Egg-Sharing enters the mainstream The London Women’s Clinic eggsharing.comNew results show remarkable success rates for sharers and recipients using the IVF technique of egg-sharing. In this article, the London Women's Clinic discusses the issues relating to egg-sharing as the remarkable value egg-sharing provides to both sharers and recipients.
  • Embryo selection in IVF: the promise of Comparative Genomic Hybridisation (CGH) The London Women’s ClinicThe selection of IVF embryos by pre-implantation genetic screening has so far proved disappointing, but hopes are that a new technique of 'comparative genomic hybridisation - or CGH - will overcome many previous problems in embryo screening.
  • IVF Lite, fertility treatment the patient friendly way The London Women’s ClinicThe days of a one-size-fits-all approach in IVF are slipping away into history, as experts look to find better treatments suited to individual patients.
  • Vitrification - the latest freezing technology improves egg and embryo survival The London Women’s ClinicAt last, a breakthrough in freezing technology has improved IVF embryo survival rates and provided new hope for infertile couples. In this article, London Women's Clinic discusses how the technique of vitrification has changed IVF treatment.
  • Hearing aids are not a cure all for hearing loss Adam Shulberg RHAD FSHAA, Senior Audiologist, CubexHearing aids are an important way of managing hearing loss, but by themselves they are often not enough. In this article, Adam Shulberg, Senior Audiologist at Cubex, discusses the importance of auditory rehabilitation and understanding the psychological impact that a hearing loss could have on an...
  • Improving early detection of melanoma Atypical moles are an indicator of melanoma riskIn this article, Dr Veronique Bataille discusses the importance of detecting skin cancer early. She discusses the different types of melanoma, the associated risk factors, the patients at highest risk, as well as melanoma treatment.
  • Diagnosing and monitoring adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)It is often thought that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition from which only children suffer. The latest studies show that it is, in fact, a lifelong disorder and that adults can also be affected. Dr Lars Davidsson discusses the problem and a new test that no enables...
  • Are you getting enough sleep? Are you getting enough sleep?Lack of sleep can be a big problem. In this article, Dr Ian Smith discusses the eaffects of lack of sleep on one's health, highlights the more serious problems relating to sleep deprivation and offers advice on how to get a better night's rest.
  • Cataract surgery: your questions answered eye surgeryCataracts are the leading cause of loss of sight in adults over 55 years of age. However, cataracts are easily treatable with good sight usually being restored. A cataract operation for some patients is a life changing experience and it is an absolute privilege and source of immense satisfaction...
  • Knee arthroscopy or key-hole knee surgery: your questions answered knee surgeryTechnical advances using key-hole surgery mean that knee problems can be treated effectively and speeds up the time it takes the patient to recover from the operation. In this article, Professor Cheah answers the most common questions relating to this procedure.
  • Childhood obesity and government transport policy go to school on your bikeContrary to popular perception, overweight children often eat more healthily than their thinner classmates, which suggests that a lack of exercise, rather than a junk food diet, may be to blame for obesity.
  • Menopause treatment: what can be done? Woman attending a GP appointmentMenopause describes the phase of a woman's life that signals the end of her childbearing years. Monthly periods eventually stop because the ovaries stop producing eggs. This doesn't happen suddenly; periods tend to become irregular as hormone production becomes erratic. This phase, known medically...
  • High blood pressure treatment: is it effective Blood pressure being taken for high blood pressure treatmentHaving high blood pressure is a common problem in the UK. As many as one in three people over sixty five have blood pressure readings that are moderately high, or very high. Several high blood pressure treatments are available and some of these can be taken in combination, so your treatment can be...
  • What I'll be eating on Christmas Day by obesity expert Dr David Ashton MD PhD Yorkshire puddingsI know some weight loss experts tell their patients that they mustn't deviate from their diets even for a day. I think that's crazy. Below is my honest estimate of what I'll be eating this year. A leisurely breakfast of smoked salmon and scrambled eggs will be a treat. I love nuts (which are...
  • Prescription drug addiction: How doctors can avoid creating addicted patients drugsWhile doctors do not purposely prescribe drugs that can cause addiction, it is easy to overlook a number of factors, often outside of the doctor's control, that can result in a patient becoming dependent on certain drugs. In this article Dr Pardeep Grewal, a Consultant Psychiatrist who is an expert...
  • Private angina treatment: what's available? Man experiencing chest painAngina is a crushing pain in the chest that happens when the heart is not getting enough blood and oxygen to carry on beating effectively. The underlying cause is the build up of fatty plaques in the coronary arteries, which narrow the lumen of the blood vessels. Angina attacks usually occur during...
  • Chlamydia treatment: why is it important? Stressed man and woman in bedChlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis in fact, it is the most common STI in the UK. If you think you might be infected it is important to have a test and get appropriate chlamydia treatment as soon as possible. Most GPs and sexual health...
  • Dermal fillers using a comfortable cannula with no bruising Dermal fillers using a comfortable cannula with no bruisingUse of dermal fillers to achieve volumising and also hydration of the ageing face has grown exponentially over the last ten years or so. The type, size and application of the dermal filler has also changed and we now enjoy unparalled choice in terms of which dermal filler to use in which part of...
  • Osteoarthritis treatment: is it effective? Exercise is good for osteoarthritisOsteoarthritis is a common condition that affects the joints as we age. In a fit and healthy young adult, the bones that make up the major joints are cushioned by cartilage and fluid, which prevent the edges of the bones at the hip, knee, elbow, wrist and other joints rubbing together. Cartilage...
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