Understanding Laser Prostate Surgery
18 June 2017
Enlargement of the prostate gland, otherwise referred to as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is a non-cancerous enlargement or growth of the prostate gland. It is the most common disease of the prostate gland, affecting mostly older men. The prostate gland anatomically surrounds the top part of the urethra. As the prostate gland enlarges, it makes the urethra narrower, causing urinary obstructive symptoms such as urinary hesitancy or dribbling flow of urine.
Three Questions to Ask to Help Find the Best Physiotherapist for You
14 June 2017
You know you need physical therapy and physiotherapy appointments. This may be due to an injury that is not getting better or an older issue that is cropping back up as an issue. If you don't have a referral from a doctor, you may be curious about how to find the best physiotherapist for you and your needs. Here are three questions to ask, and what you need to know about each one, to help you narrow down your choices.
How family health care clinics take on skin cancer
13 June 2017
Skin cancer is a common medical condition in Australia. According to the Cancer Council Australia, In 2014, 2067 people died of skin cancer in Australia. Majority of skin cancers are caused by damage to skin cells due to overexposure to radiations of the sun, which nature makes generously available in parts of Australia, especially in Queensland. It is therefore important to get any worrying skin spots checked as soon as possible.
Pregnancy Screening: What Happens When You and Partner Both Have the Sickle Cell Trait?
8 June 2017
One of the most important antenatal screenings is the test for the sickle cell trait (SCT), which determines whether you're a carrier for sickle cell disease. Many people diagnosed with SCT are surprised to discover that they could be a carrier for sickle cell disease despite being healthy. If you and your partner have just been told you both tested positive for SCT, you may be worried about what happens next.