As part of Urology Awareness Month we are taking a look at Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer affecting men in the UK. More than 1000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in Northern Ireland every year.
14 Sep 18
Heads up on head lice.
Dr Aileen McPhillips, Private GP at Kingsbridge Private Hospital discusses the common problem of head lice.
06 Sep 18
Still sticking to those little changes?
Most of us are full of good intentions and really intend to take up some activity as we promised in our new year’s resolution, but just didn’t get around to it, still its not to late to do something great for yourself.
23 Jul 18
Impressive results announced from a recent study on the Geneveve treatment
Viveve, the brains behind the Geneveve, have recently announced results from a recent study on the stress incontinence treatment.
20 Jul 18
Kingsbridge Community Fund Sligo
We are delighted to announce a further round of monies from the Kingsbridge Community Fund has been distributed locally. Those benefiting includes Cairde Arts Festival, Ballygawley/Sooey Defibrillator Working Group, Ballintogher Community Playground and Coolera/Strandhill GAA Club.
11 Jul 18
Phonak Open Day
Around 11 million people in the UK suffer from hearing loss. That is around one in six of us. More than 40% of people over 50 years old have hearing loss, rising to 71% of people over the age of 70*
14 Jun 18
Check your blood pressure at home.
For some people visiting the doctor or the hospital increases our blood pressure. This can be due to anxiety and can result in false readings when the clinician measures your blood pressure. The study also suggests that the opposite may hold true for some people, with their blood pressure decreasing when in a surgery or hospital. Although researchers are more sceptical of this and think it might be linked to changes in activity. Either way the issue is that you could be putting yourselves at risk by having untreated high blood pressure (or hypertension in the medical world).
04 May 18
Sport Changes Life Announces Appointment of new Chairman
Sport Changes Life (SCL), a sports foundation with offices in Northern Ireland and America, are delighted to welcome former SCL director and Board member Dr Suresh Tharma FRCOG (founder of the 3fivetwo Group), as their new Chairman.
30 Apr 18
One of those unmentionable subjects? But mentioning it might just save your life.
Bowel cancer is the 4th most common cancer in the UK and the 3rd most common cancer in Northern Ireland. It affects the large bowel, which is made up of the colon and rectum.
13 Apr 18
March 11th - 17th 2018
It is World Glaucoma Week and we are helping create awareness by advising people of the importance of regular eye examinations.
12 Mar 18