Joe Larson

  • Robot Prostate Surgery – Is It Superior to Traditional Surgery?

    Radical prostatectomy, commonly known as robotic laparoscopic prostatectomy, is steadily replacing the conventional prostate surgery. The surgeon, who will go through the motions of the procedure while the fibres in the equipment translate these motions to the robot, carries out this type of operation remotely. Some people may think that visibility will be limited if the surgeon is not standing right by their patient, but the reality is that visibility is even higher through robotic surgery.
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  • Asbestos Testing: All you need to know about asbestos testing

    Asbestos can come in many forms for insulation. Their colours, such as blue asbestos, green asbestos, and brown asbestos on often tell them apart. Asbestos was the most preferred building and thermal insulating material especially in the 1980's due to its strength and inability to burn. However, it emerged that the abrasion, breaking and crumbling of the asbestos released fine asbestos fibres into the air which, when inhaled causes several life-threatening conditions such as lung cancer.
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  • Have You Been in for a Smear Test Recently?

    When was the last time that you went for cervical screening? This can be a very sensitive subject that many women choose to ignore, but you may do so at your peril. There are many different screening programs available in your locality, and you should get the information as soon as possible, as it just might save your life. What do you need to know? Why Is It Important? Doctors recommended that anyone who has been sexually active in the past and who is over the age of 25 should attend a screening session.
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  • Alternative Medicine Options

    With bacteria becoming increasingly resistant to modern medicine it seems like the perfect time to try to use organic and natural means to improve health and wellbeing. Whilst your GP will be able to provide advice and guidance for many common illnesses and ailments, preventative measures are always going to be the best approach to take when trying to increase your longevity and minimise your risk of becoming sick. This guide will provide some alternative medicines in a bid to limit the amount of time you need to spend visiting your local medical clinic, and perhaps give you something to consider next time you reach for the man-made pills.
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  • 3 Cleaning Hacks to Extend the Durability of Your Dentures

    Dentures are affordable and easy-to-use restorations for replacing missing teeth. They blend in seamlessly with the rest of the natural teeth and allow you to showcase a beautiful smile even after losing one or more teeth. However, these tooth restorations require regular cleaning and proper maintenance to preserve their appearance and functionality. Without adequate care, they can become loose, fall and crack, forcing you to get a new set. This article will teach you some simple cleaning tips that will prolong the durability of your dentures.
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  • A Brief Outline of What You Need to Know About Peripheral Vascular Disease

    If you hear the phrase cardiovascular disease, you probably immediately associate it with a heart attack. Heart attacks are one of the most critical forms of this condition, but you can also develop peripheral vascular disease. PVD comes about when the blood vessels outside of your heart become clogged by fat deposits. When this accumulation of fatty compounds is not addressed, your blood circulation in these peripheral blood vessels becomes compromised.
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  • Understanding The Benefits Of Circumcision

    If you are trying to decide whether you should opt for your young male child to have a circumcision, or have one yourself if you are uncircumcised, you will want to consider the following benefits. This way, you will have some quality information that should help you make your decision. Here are some of the things to consider: Less Likely To Experience As Many Urinary Tract Infections Urinary tract infections can be painful and they can really cause some emotional distress if they are recurring.
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  • How Meditation Can Bring Happiness to Your Relationship

    People who are in successful relationships make it look easy, but in truth, there's normally a lot of hard work going on behind the scenes. If you're in a long-term relationship and things are always easy, consider yourself extremely lucky. For most people, it isn't so simple to maintain a happy partnership, and that's why getting a bit of extra help in the form of relationship counselling has become fairly common.
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  • Physiotherapy: Can It Be Beneficial For Your Recurrent Back Pain?

    Although back pain is prevalent among adults, the varying degrees of discomfort that it causes typically means people will have various ways of treating it. Reaching out for over the counter medications to numb the pain may seem convenient, but this could inadvertently cause you to develop a dependency on these drugs. Not to mention that self-medicating does not address the primary cause of your chronic back pain. If you would like to improve your mobility and subsequently increase how productive you are, you may want to deliberate on routinely visiting a physiotherapy clinic.
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  • Post Prostate Cancer Surgery Expectations

    There are incomparable issues and concerns related to prostate surgery, that are not present with most other surgical procedures. The reason for this is that the prostate is connected to two extremely important body functions: the ability to urinate and erectile dysfunction. Even though the risk of complications linked to urinary and sexual function has dramatically decreased over the years, there are still issues associated with this, and they both need to be carefully monitored after surgery.
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