Health News
    10th Mar 2019

    Don't let the silent thief steal your eyesight

    Glaucoma is the leading cause of sight-loss in the UK, affecting 1 in 50 people over 40. Sometimes called the "silent thief of sight" due to its gradual onset, it causes damage to the optic nerve, but often begins with no symptoms at all. And men are...


    20th Jun 2018

    This week is National Rheumatoid Arthritis Week, which raises awareness of a condition that's little known, yet can have a significant impact on work, education and relationships.

    Here Dr Sara Carty, Consultant Rheumatologist at Shalbourne, explains what it is, and how with treatment the outlook...


    16th May 2018

    Robin Bhatia, Consultant Spinal Neurosurgeon here at Shalbourne, answers some questions and advises how to reduce the risk of injuring the spinal cord.

    Q. How can spinal injuries be caused?

    The spinal cord can be injured in a number of ways. In the UK the commonest causes are falls, road traffic...


    11th Apr 2018

    Amr Hawary, Consultant Urologist here at Shalbourne, explains the signs and symptoms that men - and their partners - should be aware of, and when to get themselves checked out.

    Q. What sort of thing should I be checking for?

    A. In the case of testicular cancer, if you feel any abnormal mass on s...


    4th Apr 2018

    Lady Gaga has it, as does actor Morgan Freeman...in fact, 1 in 20 people are said to have fibromyalgia, Here are the facts...

    Lady Gaga had to postpone part of her latest world tour because she has a painful condition known as fibromyalgia.

    Actors Michael James Hastings (aka Captain Mike on TV...