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...

Monthly Health with Dr Phil Dyer

This month Heartlands Hospital’s Dr Dyer advises on AnorexiaANOREXIA is an eating disorder and a mental health condition. It is an extreme form of controlling and limiting what you eat. Anorexia usually begins in the mid-teens leading through to young...

Monthly Health with Dr Phil Dyer

This month advises on organ and tissue transplantsTissue and organ donation has been in the news a lot recently.  Asian people are three to four times more likely to need a kidney transplant than the rest of the UK...

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...