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...

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...