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  • The London Women’s Clinic Sperm donation and UK lawIn this article, specialist fertility lawyer, Natalie Gamble looks at the complex legal position in the UK relating to information available on sperm donors as well as information on siblings...
  • The London Women’s Clinic Taking the pressure off the stress felt by infertility patientsStress is familiar to infertility patients. Some find treatment so stressful that they simply give up, others are so affected that their relationships crumble. Yet stress need not be unavoidably...
  • Adam Shulberg RHAD FSHAA, Senior Audiologist, Cubex Hearing aids are not a cure all for hearing lossHearing aids are an important way of managing hearing loss, but by themselves they are often not enough. In this article, Adam Shulberg, Senior Audiologist at Cubex, discusses the importance of...
  • The London Women’s Clinic eggsharing.com Egg-Sharing enters the mainstreamNew results show remarkable success rates for sharers and recipients using the IVF technique of egg-sharing. In this article, the London Women's Clinic discusses the issues relating to egg-sharing as...
  • attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Diagnosing and monitoring adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)It is often thought that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition from which only children suffer. The latest studies show that it is, in fact, a lifelong disorder and that...
  • Oesophageal cancer treatment Oesophagus cancer: Can it be treated?The long-term survival rate of oesophagus cancer is quite low compared to other cancers. Only around 10% of people diagnosed with this type of cancer today will live for another 5 years. In contrast,...
  • Stem cell treatment Embryonic stem cells: What are they?Embryonic stem cells are the cells that exist in an early stage embryo. The ultimate embryonic stem cell is a fertilised egg one cell that is capable of dividing to give rise to every one of the...
  • Breast uplifts – should I have surgery? Breast uplifts: Should I have surgery?If you are unhappy with the way your breasts have changed in the last few years, you might be considering breast uplift surgery. Your breasts may change shape for many reasons such as relaxation of...
  • Duodenal switch surgery – how does it work? Duodenal switch surgery: How does it work?Duodenal switch surgery works by reducing stomach size at the same time as reducing the length of the digestive tract. The overall effect is to make it difficult to eat large amounts and food,...
  • Drug and alcohol rehab – does it work? Drug and alcohol rehab: Does it work?Drug and alcohol rehab centres are designed to help people with a dependency problem by isolating them from the sources of their addiction. They are then given medical, psychological and sociological...
  • Helping a patient to walk Facet joint pain can it be treated?Facet joint pain is a particular type of back pain. It is caused by problems with the facet joints in the spine, so is not muscular in origin, although it does cause muscle spasms. It can then be...
  • Woman smiling Dental veneers: A guideDental veneers are essentially the equivalent of false nails for your teeth. They are a wafer thin shell or laminate that is cemented to the surface of your teeth to improve their appearance in terms...

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