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I went back into the NHS! - Dr Sophie Shotter describes her experience on the frontline of COVID-19

I went back into the NHS! - Dr Sophie Shotter describes her experience on the frontline of COVID-19

Dr Sophie Shooter returns to the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK and describes her experience.

The Development of Nitrile Gloves in the Medical Industry

Tthe development of the humble glove has probably been the fastest, the most dramatic and yet the most understated of scientific developments. Saving lives through cutting infection rates, offering protection etc. the surgeon?s glove, like the first flight of aviation, has come through turbulent times but today, it is a huge business with pressures and challenges driving its development.

Home Remedies / DIY mole removal - What you need to know

Home remedies and DIY mole removal - the dangers explained by Dr. Ross Perry.

Taxing Beauty: How will the new VAT rulings affect the Cosmetic Industry?

It has been 2 months since the annoucement that Cosmetic Surgery was to be subjected to a 20% VAT increase but there is still ambiguity over the proposed changes and have many in the industry questioning the changes.

Podcast: The Cosmetic News Awards

Adrian Richards talks to Ron Myers of the Consulting Room about the latest developments in the cosmetic industry including the Cosmetic News Awards.

Podcast: The FACE and BODY Conferences.

Adrian Richards talks to Ron Myers of the Consulting Room about the FACE and BODY Conferences.

The beauty trade-off: Would you trade a year of your life to acheive your ideal weight?

Earlier this year The Succeed Foundation conducted research into the importance female university students place on appearances and in a modern day Faustian tale, discovered that 30% of women would trade at least one year of their life to achieve their ideal body weight and shape. What would you trade?

Do you like your Doctor?

Doctors, in this era are not only doctors but also teachers. They instil questions within all of us to be curious and aware on how our environment and past conditioning affect our current and future health. To teach us and to be our partners in health. To me, I believe everyone can be their own doctor.

Does Liposuction reduce the risk of heart disease and high cholesterol?

does Liposuction to remove excess fat going to prevent heart disease? Many people think this is true - if weights is a factor of heart disease that surely removing the fat from excercise of liposuction is the same right? This is not true.

When failing to lose weight is NOT your fault

I can appreciate when I hear people say "Why aren't I losing as much weight as I want to?" Not alot of weight per say but stubborn fat, and then I saw this about POP - which may be sabotaging our efforts to losing weight.

The male guide to grooming - hair and skin care.

Skin care for men has come of age and men are now trying to follow the rules of skin care in order to maintain a youthful look. Anatomy of male and female skin is by and large similar. However, it is the subtle differences which make skin care different.

Lavender - The surprising ingredient to a stress free and calm procedure

Whether youre just slightly squeamish about needles or suffer from trypanophobia, the thought of Botox or other dermal fillers can be quite terrifying. However, a new simple solution has emerged: Lavender.

Identifying Advanced Nurse Practitioners working in Aesthetic Medicine

The role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) is constantly evolving and many ANPs work like doctors, in that they assess, diagnose, prescribe medication and treat patients; surely it is now time for the NMC register to provide a distinction between newly qualified nurses and an ANP?

So, Aspirin is the re-discovered wonder drug!

Recent media headlines are dominated by rediscovery of aspirin as a wonder drug. Doctors are well aware of benefits of low dose aspirin. It thins the blood so naturally reduces chances of stroke or heart attack which are predominantly caused by blockage of blood supply to these organs. It has also been shown to have anti-cancer properties. So, do we all rush out and start taking aspirin!