Diseases

The Rise of the Superbugs: The global threat of antimicrobial resistance
Diseases 04 Oct 2019

The Rise of the Superbugs: The global threat of antimicrobial resistance

What is the problem and how much of a problem is it? The year 1928 set the scene for one of the most significant public health milestones in history – the discovery of penicillin. Described as a wonder drug, the medical world rejoiced at what was…
Today’s biggest killer: Non-communicable diseases
Diseases 19 Sep 2019

Today’s biggest killer: Non-communicable diseases

What is the problem and how much of a problem is it? As the World Health Organization warns, ‘of all the major health threats to emerge, none has challenged the very foundations of public health so profoundly as the rise of chronic noncommunicable diseases…
6 ways your teeth can become yellow
Dental Care 28 May 2019

6 ways your teeth can become yellow

Yellow teeth can affect your confidence and willingness to smile in public. Learn how enamel in the teeth thins, and what causes the yellowness in…
Breast cancer: Invasive breast carcinoma
Cancer 11 Sep 2012

Breast cancer: Invasive breast carcinoma

Breast cancer originates in the milk ducts or milk-producing tissue of the breasts. Invasive breast carcinoma invades normal healthy tissues.
Generalised hyperhidrosis
Diseases 01 Mar 2012

Generalised hyperhidrosis

Generalised hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating affecting the entire body. It has many causes, such as menopause, infection or neurological disease.
Chronic daily headache (incorporating chronic migraine and medication overuse headache)
Chronic Pain 30 Dec 2011

Chronic daily headache (incorporating chronic migraine and medication overuse headache)

Chronic daily headache is a syndrome of daily headaches including two distinct diagnoses: chronic migraine and medication overuse headache.
Bed wetting (nocturnal enuresis)
Children's health 30 Nov 2011

Bed wetting (nocturnal enuresis)

Nocturnal enuresis refers to bed wetting in a child over 5 years of age. It can negatively affect emotional health but can be treated in…
Focal hyperhidrosis
Diseases 23 Nov 2011

Focal hyperhidrosis

Focal hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating that occurs at one or more specific sites, such as the armpits or palms of the hand. There is no…
Ischaemic maculopathy
Blood 25 Oct 2011

Ischaemic maculopathy

Ischaemic maculopathy is a sight threatening condition for which there are currently no effective treatments. It is a type of diabetic retinopathy.