Health and Welbeing

Worried About Your Memories?

With Alzheimer's and dementia in the press, we all have worries and concerns about maintaining our memory and independence long-term. According to expert Dr Bredesen, Alzheimer's is a metabolic problem that is destroying your brain. He describes a 36 angle approach towards the preservation of our optimal metabolic state in... 

Posted: 16/09/2016

Is HRT linked to increase in Breast Cancer?

The Telegraph recently published an article of a new study stating that cases of cancer related to prolonged HRT (Hormone Replacement Treatment) use is much higher than previously thought. Although we use Bioidenticals here at Private GP we like to keep our patients informed. The experts at BMS have said "While this... 

Posted: 31/08/2016

Flu Vaccine Update

It's always a good idea to have your flu vaccine in Leicestershire before December 1st - Have you booked in for yours? Nasal vaccines also available for under 17 year olds. Don't forget to consider HPV Gardasil Vaccinations for boys.... 

Posted: 22/10/2014

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and the latest figures from Cancer Research UK show that the number of cases of bowel cancer have risen considerably. In the 1970s, the figure for men diagnosed with bowel cancer was 45 in every 100,000 – now it is 58. For women the... 

Posted: 19/04/2013

Dr Julia on BBC Radio West Midlands this morning

I was back on the radio this morning on the subject of Euthanasia. Diane Ruth Whittle's death at Dignitas in Switzerland was discussed. I really do think that we in the UK Medical World need to work out how to encorporate supporting people who are so terribly ill that they... 

Posted: 03/04/2013