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Diastasis recti is a condition many people have never heard of, despite being experienced by 60% of women who have had a baby. The condition, which refers to the separation of abdominal muscles, is defined as a 2.7cm or more gap between the muscles in the abdomen.
A new study shows that lower radiation levels during radiotherapy may trigger the body's immune system to 'seek and destroy' cancer cells. This new technique, which may change the way cancer is treated, causes the immune system to recognise the genetic fingerprint of cancer cells and destroy ...
A pioneering cancer test which is now available on the NHS may spare thousands of people from having to undergo chemotherapy. Hospitals in England can join a scheme which offers them the Oncotype DX test at a reduced price.
The nose is a defining feature of the face, so how it looks can have a huge impact on your confidence. There can be several reasons why someone might consider undergoing a rhinoplasty procedure; to improve the size, shape of the nose or to help with breathing problems (nasal blockages).
Professor Kefah Mokbel, a top breast cancer surgeon, claims that failing to take breast cancer screenings seriously could lead to hundreds of fatalities a year.
Prof Mokbel is championing for the NHS Breast Screening programme to lower their screening age from 50-70 to screen women in their 40's. This would cut mastectomy rates in half because breast cancer would be caught earlier.
Leading breast surgeon Kefah Mokbel is increasingly concerned about the potential risks of vaping, believing it may increase the chances of breast cancer. Vape contains chemicals that have been linked to breast cancer in women exposed to the vapours at a younger age.
Professor Kefah Mokbel led a study in to a new approach for breast cancer treatment which may save 500 lives a year.
There is no doubt about it - having laser eye surgery can be a truly beneficial and life-changing experience. However, before you decide on a clinic and surgeon, it is essential to make sure you have done your research and due diligence. This will increase the possibility of getting the excellent ...