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Men’s Health Week - Prostate Cancer

Mr Barry Maraj, Consultant Urologist at Highgate Private Hospital Prostate Cancer 1)How crucial is it to detect prostate cancer early on? It is critical to detect prostate cancer at a very early stage...

Date: 14/06/2018
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The differences between a cold and an allergy

The UK has some of the highest prevalence rates of allergic conditions in the world, with over 20% of the population affected by one or more allergic disorder.  However, many of the symptoms of allergies are...

Date: 16/05/2018
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Are painkillers effective for back pain?

A recent study[1] suggests that popular painkillers, such as aspirin and ibuprofen, are generally useless when it comes to relieving back pain – and in many cases, they can cause more harm than good, according...

Date: 01/05/2018
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10 Tips to Look After Yourself Through Ski Season

  The New Year period is a popular one for enjoying skiing holidays. Should you incur injuries from a skiing accident, here at Highgate Private Hospital, we will help restore you to good physical shape. However,...

Date: 11/01/2018
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5 Ways to Strengthen your Knees for Running

​   If you love running, then you could understandably fear one day setting out on your usual running path only to feel your knees aching. However, contrary to popular belief, getting into the habit of running...

Date: 08/12/2017
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A Brief Guide to Common Knee Injuries

  The knee is an especially injury-prone part of the body. Many of us could recall situations where we have inadvertently injured a knee - though, fortunately, the problem was probably minor. Unsurprisingly,...

Date: 04/12/2017
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What to know when choosing an Orthopaedic clinic

Who wants to spend their precious spare time worrying about lingering health issues, such as joint pain or discomfort?  That is why it is essential to find an Orthopaedic clinic that is right for you, which...

Date: 25/09/2017
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Local Surgeons Riding for Friendship, Teamwork and Charity  (2nd from left - Mr Pinak Ray; 3rd from left - Mr Joyti Saksena; 4th from left - Mr Rajiv Bajekal; 2nd from right - Mr Simon Mellor; far right...

Date: 07/07/2017
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FAQ on Skin Cancer with Dr Kathy Taghipour

HOW COMMON IS SKIN CANCER? It is the most common group of cancers in the UK, with around 60,000 new cases in England and Wales each year – 20% of all cancer registrations. This figure has more than doubled in...

Date: 09/06/2017
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FAQ on Skin Checks with Dr Ben Esdaile

DO YOU JUST TREAT SKIN CANCER? No. Although my particular interest is skin cancer, I also deal with all skin issues.   WHAT CAUSES MELANOMA? It appears to be a combination of genetic and lifestyle factors...

Date: 24/05/2017
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