Bladder cancer is a common cause of cancer-related death. With improved survival linked to early diagnosis, GPs need to be aware of signs and symptoms
Women are less likely to receive basic life support for cardiac arrest from members of the public then men, the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) announced today on International Women's Day.
Diseases marked by inflammation of the skin during pregnancy may have negative health impacts for women and their babies according to the findings of a new study.
The Lullaby Trust has welcomed the Government's pledge to halve stillbirths, neonatal and maternal deaths, following an announcement by Jeremy Hunt.
An app which turns a smartphone into a diabetes monitor and management platform to track key statistics has been launched ahead of World Diabetes Day.
New data presented at this year's Society for Endocrinology BES conference has revealed that Testosterone Deficiency Syndrome (TDS) is underdiagnosed and undertreated despite its high prevalence in older men and those with various…
Infections such as typhoid, measles and tuberculosis have been linked with an increased risk of early heart attacks, a study of the Indonesia population presented at the Acute Cardiovascular Care conference has revealed.
Obesity in women extends beyond CVD risks to contraception, conception, pregnancy, neonatal and cancer risks
In this comprehensive overview of urinary tract infections, the author looks at common causes, ways to diagnose and potential treatments
Bell's palsy can be a frightening condition for the patient, coming on rapidly resulting in noticeable facial paralysis. However, although most people will make a full recovery, the GP still has an active role in supporting the patient
Acute scrotal pain is distressing for patients and their parents, and its presentation is a concern to the non-urologist. While the ultimate goal is to exclude acute torsion and avoid testicular loss, a careful history and thorough clinical…
Dr Gerry O'Hare, Consultant Paediatrician at Leeds University Hospital, answers your questions
Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are common in the ageing male and represent a significant burden on both the patient and the healthcare system worldwide. Accordingly, the majority of clinical trials and guidelines focus on the older…
In cases where patients with a complicated history are seen by different clinicians at follow-up, a diagnosis of serious conditions may be hampered and delayed. This case in point describes a female patient who developed Enterococcus…
Urinary incontinence is a common and distressing condition, which is signiï¬cantly more common in women than in men. In this review, the authors focus on the investigation and management of stress urinary incontinence among younger women.