Health Matters

BMI Healthcare's guide to health and wellness. Practical, intelligent advice for better living, to help you look after yourself in mind and body.

A prostatectomy is a form of surgery to treat prostate cancer. Find out more about what it is and what to expect...

Foot surgeon Mr Htwe Zaw and Robert Waite, physiotherapy manager advise on how runners can protect their joints...

Running enthusiast, Vivianne Pow is about to take on The London Marathon. Find out about her training regime...

Have you ever wondered what causes jet lag or why it can be worse on some flights than others?...

A recent study has found that life expectancy may soon exceed 90 years. Find out more about the findings...

If you experience arthritis of the knee, read on to find out more about knee surgery...

Do you suffer with varicose veins? Find out more about the new EVLT laser treatment available...

Scars aren't removable, but there are ways to treat them. Find out what causes scarring and the available treatments...

If you experience constipation, bloating, diarrhoea or pain, it's probably time to start trusting your gut and

The story of the spinal implant treatment that delivered incredible results for a man recovering from a serious accident...

Heart health could be linked to stress levels - here's how to get stress under control and boost your overall health...

An innovative new treatment for acid reflux is freeing patients from the debilitating symptoms of heartburn...

Do you love it or hate it? Read the lowdown on the training tool that every runner has an opinion about...

Traditional observations involve bringing the embryos out of an incubator. Find out how time-lapse imaging differs...

Chemotherapy affects everyone differently, so we've pulled together this rough guide to how food plays a part in your recovery...

Routine smear tests help to detect and remove the abnormal cells that could lead to cervical cancer...

Find out why you might need circumcision surgery and what happens during the operation...