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Articles and Features : September 2008

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest news and developments in private treatment in the UK.

  • Root Canal Cost - Does it have to be so expensive? Endodontics root canal treatmentRoot canal treatment – to cure an infected tooth root – is a common procedure in modern dentistry. But why is it so expensive, and are there any ways of reducing root canal cost? Private root canal...
  • Anxiety and Phobias Irritible Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - stress relatedStress and anxiety have been with us since the beginning of mankind and with the increase in pressure from modern society, more and more people are suffering either the psychological or physical...
  • State-of-the-art surgery for meniscal cartilages – an update meniscal tearThe meniscal cartilages are two elastic shock absorbers that sit inside each knee between the bottom of the thigh bone (femur) and the top of the shin bone (tibia). The medial meniscus sits in the...
  • What is causing my back pain? back painAround 75% of us will suffer from back pain at some stage in our lives. But what causes it, and what is the best course of action to cope with the pain, and speed up recovery? The back is a complex...
  • Male Fertility – is it declining? male infertilityAlthough it isn't often considered, male fertility is a growing problem in the UK. As Clare Brown, chief Executive of Infertility Network UK, states, “It is commonly thought that women are the only...
  • Addiction: The truth behind the stigma AlcoholismThere are many differing opinions about addiction and the reasons why people become addicts. Some people view addiction as a moral transgression, others as a weakness. However, more and more...
  • Advances in the management of Lymphoma London Bridge hospital - nurse and patientThe treatment of lymphoma is often complex and requires the input of a number of specialists including expert pathologists, radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and clinicians. Optimal...
  • Alcohol: treatment to conquer addiction Don't get drunk on holiday: Alcohol 'invalidates' travel insuranceAlcohol addiction (sometimes referred to as 'alcohol dependence' or 'alcohol abuse') is when an individual continues to drink alcohol even though it's having a negative effect on his or her health...