Health and Beauty

Upcoming Events at Nuffield Health Hospital

Friday 27th July 2018  (from 18 year) – Mr Ashwin Kulkarni Hip Hip Hooray, Minimally invasive hip replacement, Talk to the expert. This event is for anyone who needs a hip replacement and would like to explore their options for treatment.   Friday 3rd August 2018 (from 10 years) – Mr Subash Tandon

New Technique For The Study of Blood Diseases

A new technique to study the flow of liquids developed by scientists from Université Paris-Saclay and the University of Amsterdam offers fresh hope for tackling blood diseases like thrombosis. 

Health & lifestyle tips for the menopause

The Menopause Exchange asked its members for health and lifestyle tips on coping with menopausal symptoms. The comments we received covered a wide range of topics, from diet and exercise to hobbies and complementary therapies.

Cat Virus Linked to Prostate Cancer

More than 46,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year in the UK. A parasite spread by cats may be a factor in causing prostate cancer in men. 

Depression and The Pill

Leading experts are calling for more research into family planning methods in the UK following a recent study which confirmed a link between hormonal contraceptives and depression.

Alcohol Linked to Increase in Prostate Cancer Cases

Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer. Some 47,000 British men are diagnosed with the disease each year, and 11,000 of these cases are terminal. Shockingly one in ten who have the disease had a symptom for more than a year before going to the GP, according to the charity, Macmillan. 

Vitamin D

Vitamin D helps to control the amount of calcium and phosphate in our bodies. Both are needed for healthy bones, teeth and muscles. Vitamin D is found naturally in a small number of foods, including oily fish, red meat, liver and egg yolks.

£2 Million Surgical Robot For Leicester’s Hospitals

Leicester’s Hospitals hopes its new £2 million surgical robot will make a major difference to the lives of men and women in Leicester and beyond. In doing so it hopes to attract world-class surgeons.

Technology that helps with Migraine & Stress

CEFALY Technology has produced an innovative band that is worn around the head to solve the global problem of migraine and other types of headaches. 

Did You Know?

Fluoride is a known poison and here in Leicestershire we do not have fluoridated water (so Severn Trent tell me).

Liberty Hall Salon

Gabbi and the team at Liberty Hall, consisting of Beauty Manager Kamilla, and Top stylists Sian and Charlotte go above and beyond when it comes to giving their clients not only the best service, but also making the salon a wonderful and relaxed place to be whilst oozing with sophistication and style

Diabetes Important Breakthrough

A cure for type 1 diabetes may be a step closer as scientists have managed to halt this condition in mice for six months due to the use of insulin-producing cells that had been generated using human stem cells. 

Tell-tale signs GP's must look for - How to spot cancer

Any patient who has smoked and has a cough, shortness of breath or chest pain. Refer as urgent X-ray to be carried out within 2 weeks.  Patients with large suspicious moles that has recently changed shape or colour. refer within 2 Weeks to skin cancer specialist. 

One Stop Shop

One Stop Shop

Party season will soon be upon us and now is the time to get in the mood and visit Joanne a skin care specialist and her team at Silhouette’s beauty salon in Birstall.

Brain Boosters

When thinking about the nutrients we need we usually think about Vitamin C, B12 or calcium, but if you neglect your Iodine intake, have a second thought! The recommend daily amount is 150 micrograms, yet many adults do not achieve this.