Daily Archives: May 15, 2017

Past, present and future management of low-lying rectal cancers

In recent decades, great strides have been made in the management of the hardest to treat rectal cancers. If diagnosed with a low rectal cancer in the 1970s or 1980s, it was likely that after surgery the

Female pattern hair loss, biological ageing and the Leiden Longevity study

People age at different rates and individuals with the same chronological age vary widely in terms of health and function. Biological age describes the difference between the population cohort average life expectancy and the perceived life expectancy

Pancreatic incidentalomas: is laparoscopic approach safe and feasible?

Pancreatic incidentaloma is an asymptomatic incidentally lesion detected on a radiologic imaging performed for unrelated indication. This definition has been proposed for adrenal mass but actually the term is used for asymptomatic masses discovered in different solid

Viewing more than the tip of the iceberg: speech therapists learn to report on the whole of the swallow!

When we take a sip of our well-deserved cup of tea, it travels through our mouth, into our throat, passing our closed airway, through our food pipe and into our stomach. This process takes approximately 10 seconds.