Incontinence – an overview
Incontinence can often be cured, or at least treated and managed. There’s no need to be embarrassed about it – the first step is to talk to your doctor.
Faecal incontinence is when you experience leakage from the bowel due to poor bowel control. Up to 1 in 20 people have this condition, but there are treatments available.
If you have urinary incontinence (trouble controlling your bladder), a simple lifestyle change or treatment may be all that’s needed to cure or improve it, or to help you manage the condition. Learn more here.
Complications of prostate cancer and treatment
Sometimes, the treatment for prostate cancer can lead to complications. There are many options to manage these problems.
Alzheimer's disease treatment
There is currently no cure for Alzheimer's disease, but there are medicines available on prescription that can help delay the condition's development.
Stroke rehabilitation helps the brain to relearn skills that have been affected. Learn about the most common problems and types of rehabilitation.
Ketamine is a drug used by doctors and vets, however it can be used illegally to get high. Find out more about ketamine effects and the danger of long term abuse.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the name for a number of hormone therapies that can be used to treat the symptoms of menopause.
What does a geriatrician do?
A geriatrician is a specialist doctor who cares for people aged 65 and over. Most geriatricians are experts in dealing with people who have multiple conditions.
Constipation in children
Constipation in kids is quite common and isn't usually caused by something serious. Here's how to help your child when they're constipated.