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Having a colposcopy

A colposcopy is a quick, simple medical procedure to examine your cervix. This is the…

Bowel cancer: do not ignore the warning signs

Every 15 minutes, somebody is diagnosed with bowel cancer in the UK. Mr Stephen Warren (General and Colorectal Surgeon) explains what bowel cancer is and the main symptoms. He also discusses how to reduce the risk of bowel cancer and why it is important to take part in screening.

Five things that you need to know about hearing loss

Hearing impairment, deafness or hearing loss is a total or partial inability to hear sounds. It is estimated that about 11 million people in the UK have some type of hearing loss. This makes hearing loss the second most common disability in the UK. Although hearing loss is common, it is a hidden condition and often misunderstood by others. People living with hearing loss can feel ignored or forgotten in society.

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Excessive sweating – what you need to know

Hyperhidrosis, also known as polyhidrosis or sudorrhea, is a condition characterised by excessive sweating. The sweating can affect just one specific area or the whole body. Although not life-threatening, it can be uncomfortable and cause embarrassment and psychological trauma. In this article, Dr Kathy Taghipour, Consultant Dermatologist, looks at the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of hyperhidrosis.

Five things that you need to know about hearing loss

Hearing impairment, deafness or hearing loss is a total or partial inability to hear sounds. It is estimated that about 11 million people in the UK have some type of hearing loss. This makes hearing loss the second most common disability in the UK. Although hearing loss is common, it is a hidden condition and often misunderstood by others. People living with hearing loss can feel ignored or forgotten in society.