Bones & Joints
Bones & Joints
Expert insight into UTIs
Consultant Urological Surgeon, Ian Pearce, answers six frequently asked questions about urinary tract infections (UTIs).
The psychological trauma of urology disease
A major study has shown that cancer patients are three times more likely to commit suicide than the general public but that urological cancer patients are five times more likely.
Patient privacy and social media for urologists
Examining the use of social media amongst urologists today: benefits, pitfalls and guidance around the use of patient data in the public domain.
Understanding chronic bladder illness from the patient’s perspective
Supporting people with all forms of chronic bladder illness, including bladder pain syndrome/interstitial and bacterial cystitis, UTI and recurrent UTI, overactive bladder and continence issues.
Prostate cancer 2018: our time is now
This year, Prostate Cancer UK have grabbed the attention of the media, the nation and the government. We have a golden opportunity to push through our plans to stop prostate cancer killing men.
How many people suffer from bladder incontinence?
In a recent survey it has been found that 65% of men and women need to urinate more than once every two hours, and 18% have pain during urination.
The 'wait and see' approach is dangerous
‘As men get older it is said that he who is master of his destiny often becomes a servant to his bladder’
Erectile dysfunction just isn't talked about
"I've survived cancer four times in total, but when I had my prostate removed in 2010 following a diagnosis of prostate cancer I suffered a common side effect – erectile dysfunction."
How ex-England footballer, Ray Clemence, dealt with his prostate cancer
"Men don’t talk, and we need to talk,” says ex-England footballer on prostate cancer.
Incontinence: an unspoken side effect of prostate cancer treatment
For many men, incontinence is the most difficult aspect of their prostate cancer journey.
Getting more men to seek help for erectile dysfunction
An estimated 3,000 men in the UK are currently eligible for a penile prosthesis, yet fewer than 25% go on to have the treatment, despite the high success rates.
Campaign calls for public to 'look before they flush'
Blood in urine is key symptom of bladder and kidney cancers - both in the top ten most common cancers in England - but new research finds that only 16% of those most at risk check the colour of their urine every time they go to the toilet.
YO Sperm test: They play rugby - but can they swim?
Watch what happens when four Belsize Park Rugby Players come together… have their lifestyles impacted their sperm health?
Fertility: Why are we ignoring 50% of the issue?
London-based Urologist, Jonathan Ramsay, argues that treating cases of poor quality sperm instead of going straight to IVF could go a long way to improving infertility outcomes.
How urine can help tackle today’s healthcare crises
Urine is the diagnostic key to myriad conditions across urology, antenatal health, STIs, diabetes and increasingly certain cancers.
Urological Surgery Q and A with Mark Speakman
Learn about urological surgery in the UK and what surgical information is available to the public.
Urology expert panel: Investigating incontinence and prostate problems
Marcus Drake, Professor Mandy Fader and Kate Lough discuss the topics of incontinence and prostate problems.
Kenney Jones prostate cancer case study
Kenney was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2013. Since then he has been supporting Prostate Cancer UK and raising money through his Rock n Horsepower events.
Seek help sooner for symptoms of urological disorders
New developments in the field of urological health are exciting — but patients need to see their GPs earlier when symptoms occur, says Professor Chris Chapple from the European Association of Urology (EAU).
Prostate Disease Q and A with Dr Jon Rees
Dr Jon Rees answers some questions on prostate health and PSA tests.
The experts view on erectile dysfunction (ED)
Learn about erectile dysfunction through our Q and A with Consultant Urologist David Ralph.
Spot the warning signs of prostate cancer
Prostate cancer can be difficult to diagnose, but if you notice any symptoms you should ask your doctor for advice as early detection is key and treatments have improved.
Surviving prostate cancer: one father’s road to recovery
One young father-of-three describes his journey of living with prostate cancer – and how he has thrived since his diagnosis.
Prostate cancer treatment is free; the side effects can be too high a price to pay
Despite being shellshocked after diagnosis of prostate cancer, Lloyd Bantleman was keen to find out about all his treatment options and their potential side-effects.
Petrolheads, prostate cancer and a Peugeot 205
While living with the side-effects of a radical prostatectomy, motorsport fanatic David Cox became a part of Prostate Cancer UK’s movement ‘Men United’ and transformed his Peugeot 205 GTI into a Men United-mobile in a bid to raise awareness among his mates at the racetrack.
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