• Nov 26, 2015

    Doctors and driving – the new rules

    I’ve had a busy old day in the media, and it’s all to do with driving. The General Medical Council (GMC) has just announced beefed-up guidance for GPs about informing the Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) if their patients shouldn’t be on the roads.

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  • Nov 23, 2015

    New advances in cancer

    Cancer isn’t the biggest killer in the UK – that dubious honour still goes to heart attack and stroke. But the word certainly strikes fear into every sane person’s heart. However, while we can’t pretend to have conquered cancer, we have made real inroads.

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  • Nov 18, 2015

    The facts about female hormones

    Female hormones - we wouldn’t be women without them, but there are times when it’s hard to love them. Oestrogen and progesterone help us produce eggs and prepare for pregnancy. After the menopause, dropping oestrogen levels cause hot flushes and vaginal dryness. How can we control them?

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