Sunday, June 25, 2017

Monthly Health Tips with Dr Phil Dyer

This month Dr Dyer gives advice on Swine FluWhat is swine flu and how is it different from ordinary flu? Swine flu is a respiratory virus, which has some elements of a virus found in pigs. Pandemic flu is different from...

Monthly Health with Heartlands Hospital

Dr Dyer gives advice on Acute LeukaemiaLeukaemia is Britain’s biggest childhood cancer with one in every 2,000 children developing the disease. Leukaemia is a cancer of the bone marrow and white blood cells. There are two main types, acute...

Monthly Health Tips with Dr Phil Dyer

This month Dr Dyer gives advice on MeaslesMeasles is a highly infectious viral illness that is spread from person to person through the air, droplets or saliva. Caused the rubeola virus, measles starts off in the mucus of the...

Monthly Health Tips with Dr Phil Dyer

This month Dr Dyer gives advice on DementiaThere are over 500,000 people living with Dementia in England and this figure is expected to double over the next 30 years. Dementia causes the gradual loss of mental abilities such as...

Dr Phil Dyer gives advice on Diabetes

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalHere in the UK we have currently 2.3 million people who have diabetes, with more than half a million unaware they have the condition. There are two main types of diabetes, type 1 diabetes...

Dr Honeybourne talks about Heart Disease

Monthly Health Heartlands HospitalThe UK has one of the highest death rates in the world for coronary heart disease, with one British adult dying every three minutes. Over 300,000 people have a heart attack each year. As one of...

Dr Phil Dyer talks about Meningitis

Monthly Health Heartlands HospitalUnfortunately, there are several types of bacteria or viruses that have the potential to cause meningitis. Fortunately, there are many signals for you to look out for and once diagnosed, treatment is available. Meningitis is infection of...

Dr Phil Dyer talks about Ovarian Cancer

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalEach year, about 7000 women in the UK are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The cause of cancer of the ovary is unknown. However, it is more common in women who have not had children; although...

Dr Phil Dyer talks about Miscarriages

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalMy wife has had three miscarriages in a row. What’s causing it?   One in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage. Although this can be a very traumatic situation to deal with at the time, the majority of...

Dr Phil Dyer on the health benefits of Vitamin D

Monthly Health with Heartlands HospitalThis month, HeartlandsHospital’s Dr Phil Dyer talks about the health benefits of vitamin D.   With the short days and long dark nights of winter, it’s easy at this time of year to dream of sunnier days...