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Migraines? Cold hands? You may have ‘sticky’ blood: It may raise your risk of stroke - or stop you having children

27 May 2015

Hughes syndrome is the cause of one in six strokes, heart attacks and DVTs in people under the age of 50 and is the most common treatable cause of recurrent miscarriage. Professor Graham Hughes, Consultant Rheumatologist and Head of the London Lupus Centre at London Bridge Hospital comments on the disorder. 

Ovarian cancer test: New method detects twice as many cases

27 May 2015

The fight against ovarian cancer has been given a huge boost thanks to a new blood test has been found to detect twice as many cases as conventional methods.Ms Deborah Bruce, Consultant Gynaecologist at London Bridge Hospital discusses what the procedure involves. Read the full story here.

How to get off the energy rollercoaster

20 May 2015

Experiencing more ups and downs than the average fairground ride? Here's 10 ways to get your energy levels, mood and health back on track. Consultant Neurologist Dr Guy Leschziner of The Sleep Centre at London Bridge Hospital gives advise on how to put slumber firmly back on the agenda.

Being tall can harm your sex life: But it may help your heart and your hearing

12 May 2015

Several studies, including one published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1995, have shown taller men and women have a higher risk of hip fracture.

Zameer Shah, Consultant Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at London Bridge Hospital comments on these findings.

The UK’s best and worst places to sleep revealed

26 April 2015

There is good evidence that sleep is important for learning and improving mood, so anything you can do to optimise sleep is likely to improve productivity and alertness the next day at work, Dr Guy Leschziner, Consultant, neurologist at The Sleep Centre at London Bridge Hospital said.