Health

Advanced Equipment for Brain Tumour Surgery

2019-05-10T09:37:11+03:00

Overiew Brain tumours are more common among children and older adults than younger adults. The majority of people think that all brain tumours are cancerous. However, most of them are actually benign, meaning they are not made up of cancer cells. A brain tumour diagnosis for most people, usually feels like a death sentence [...]

Advanced Equipment for Brain Tumour Surgery2019-05-10T09:37:11+03:00

World Asthma Day 2019

2019-05-09T09:46:52+03:00

Overiew Approximately 230 million people are suffering from asthma worldwide. Asthma is also the most common chronic health condition among children. It is therefore important to create awareness about this condition. Through several events, carried out on every 1st Tuesday of May, since 1998, there has been great progress in raising awareness about asthma [...]

World Asthma Day 20192019-05-09T09:46:52+03:00

World Immunization Week 2019

2019-04-25T09:44:28+03:00

Vaccines Work Did you know that immunisation prevents up to 3 million deaths every year worldwide? 2017 reported the highest number if immunisations ever, with over 115 million children being immunised that year. However, more efforts need to be taken in creating further sensitisation on the importance of immunisation because up to date, nearly [...]

World Immunization Week 20192019-04-25T09:44:28+03:00

Advanced Treatments for Head and Neck Cancers

2019-05-13T15:28:15+03:00

Overiew Head and Neck cancers are among the rare types of cancers and approximately 80% of them are linked to tobacco use, with HPV and alcohol abuse being the other major factors that are linked to these cancers. Head and neck cancers affect the squamous cells that line the nose, mouth, sinuses and throat. [...]

Advanced Treatments for Head and Neck Cancers2019-05-13T15:28:15+03:00

Testicular Disorders and Advanced Treatments

2019-04-25T09:44:25+03:00

Overiew The testicles also known as the testes are two oval-shaped organs of the male reproductive system that produce the male reproductive cells and male hormones like sperm and testosterone, respectively. Testicular disorders can cause serious complications such as infertility, sexual dysfunction and hormonal imbalance in men. When looking for the right treatment of [...]

Testicular Disorders and Advanced Treatments2019-04-25T09:44:25+03:00

Oesophageal Cancer Staging and Treatment

2019-04-09T18:08:42+03:00

Overiew The oesophagus is a hollow muscular tube that is a passage way for food and liquid from the throat to the stomach. Oesophageal cancer starts in the inner lining of the oesophagus which is made up of several layers; a mucous membrane, muscle and connective tissue. As the cancer grows, it spreads to [...]

Oesophageal Cancer Staging and Treatment2019-04-09T18:08:42+03:00

Testicular Cancer and Fertility Preservation

2019-03-28T15:11:19+03:00

Overview Testicular cancer has a 99% survival rate for men who are diagnosed at its early stage. This cancer is approximately more common in men from the ages of 15-45 years of age. Surviving testicular cancer could, however, mean inability to have children. Fertility is an important part of life for most men and [...]

Testicular Cancer and Fertility Preservation2019-03-28T15:11:19+03:00

Complications from Brain Tumour Surgery

2019-03-28T10:28:27+03:00

Overview The incidence of brain tumours is approximately 23 cases per every 100,000 people. They can either be benign or malignant; most of them being non-cancerous (benign). They are more common among people above 60 years and children mostly below 15 years. Surgery is one of the common treatment options for brain tumours. However, [...]

Complications from Brain Tumour Surgery2019-03-28T10:28:27+03:00

Advanced Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

2019-03-29T13:35:15+03:00

Overiew Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide with over 2 million people losing their lives, every year. Approximately 80% of cancer cases are caused by cigarette smoking which can also be the case for second-hand smokers. A significant problem that is faced when dealing with cancer, is that most people [...]

Advanced Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment2019-03-29T13:35:15+03:00

Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurological Conditions

2019-03-29T17:44:11+03:00

Overiew Approximately 1 billion people, worldwide, suffer from neurological disorders which lead to the death of over 6 million people every year. Neurological conditions are conditions that affect the brain, the central and autonomic nervous system; the brain, spine and the nerves. There are over 600 neurological disorders but the most common include stroke, [...]

Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment of Neurological Conditions2019-03-29T17:44:11+03:00