South Asians are Reminded of Stroke Symptoms

Acting FAST can save lives Public Health England has re-launched its stroke awareness campaign ‘Act FAST’, to remind South Asians of the signs and symptoms they should look for to identify someone suffering from a stroke, with the aim of...

Campaign generates an increase in lung cancer diagnoses

Finding lung cancer early can save lives A Be Clear on Cancer campaign, aimed at increasing awareness of the symptoms of lung cancer, has been considered so successful it is being repeated. The Public Health England campaign first ran nationally throughout...

South Asian Communities to Receive Tailored Dementia Support

New Initiative Will Provide Families With More Information A new initiative which aims to provide South Asian families and the wider community with culturally-tailored information about dementia has been launched by Alzheimer’s Society. This comes as part of the charity's response...

ASIAN WOMEN URGED TO KNOW THE SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF BREAST CANCER

Meera Syal supports NHS ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign The NHS is launching a new ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ public awareness campaign highlighting the fact that the older you get, your chances of getting breast cancer increase, with one...

EXPERT URGES YOUNG ASIAN WOMEN TO DONATE EGGS

Harley Street Fertility Clinic Appeals to South Asian Community Dr Venkat Director of the Harley Street Fertility Clinic is appealing to young Asian women to help Asian couples achieve their dream of having a family. Infertility is a condition that...

Monthly Health with Dr Phil Dyer

This month Heartlands Hospital’s Dr Dyer gives advice on skin cancerSkin cancer is the most common form of cancer, with over one million cases diagnosed annually. The two most common cases found in Britain are classified as malignant melanoma,...

Monthly Health with Dr Phil Dyer

This month Dr Dyer gives advice on obsessive compulsive disorderObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the most common mental health disorders in Britain.   It is associated with having both obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviour and has been known to...

Monthly Health with Dr Phil Dyer

This month Heartlands Hospital’s Dr Dyer gives advice on hay fever.Around 20 per cent of the UK population is affected by hay fever each year. It is a seasonal allergy caused by increased amounts of pollen or dust particles...

Monthly Health with Dr Phil Dyer

This month Dr Dyer gives advice on irritable bowel syndromeIrritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects both men and women. It is a common functional disorder of the gut, with symptoms including recurrent abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating and irregular bowel function...

Monthly Health with Dr Phil Dyer

This month, Heartlands Hospital’s Dr Dyer talks about prostate cancerWhat exactly is the prostate? Found only in men, the prostate is a small gland in the pelvis between the penis and the bladder which surrounds the urethra – the...