More than 10,000 cases of cancer of the prostate, the walnut-sized gland that sits just below the bladder, are diagnosed every year in the UK. It is the second-most common cause of cancer deaths
Do women under the age of 50 benefit from mammogram screening? Latest findings from the Swedish study - involving nearly 250,000 women - suggests not,
This is one of the main tools for detecting osteoporosis and other bone changes, especially in the lower spine, hip, forearm and heel.
Pinstriped suits and glowing tans are signs of a Consultant Man,
Charm and obvious signs of wealth have those we pay for private health,
Mrs L.K., a 43-year-old homemaker from Bury in Lancashire, came to see me for some tests to detect possible early signs of malignancy in her gut. She was particularly cautious because her father, mother and brother had all died of bowel cancer in...
Myelograms are a diagnostic tool used before spinal surgery. A contrast medium or dye injected into the spinal canal space trickles into and around the discs and nerve roots to show up any problems under X-ray.
The enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) test, frequently used to test HIV and now foot and mouth disease (FMD), is notoriously unreliable. The test is conducted using a sample of the patient ...
Congratulations to Jane Colby for drawing attention to the problems of ME sufferers (WDDTY, vol 12 no 12). Doctors are determined to label ME a psychiatric illness because they know that their prescribed drugs are the main cause of the huge...
RADIOGRAPHS: It’s all in the reading
Increased prostate screening is causing a wrong diagnosis in up to 44 per cent of men, a new report has discovered.