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What is Menopause?

By Dr Gendy, Consultant Gynaecologist, 12th February 2018

Menopause is a natural biological process and is transitional period where a woman progresses from her childbearing years into the next non-fertile phase. It should not be considered a disease or a condition. It is important to note that this biological change does not occur overnight! As the ovaries get smaller and stop producing hormones oestrogen and progesterone (which…

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Review by Jodi Brigen, Breast Augmentation with Uplift

By Jodi Brigen, 6th February 2018

When and what made you consider about Breast Augmentation with Mastopexy? I have thought for a number of years about having breast surgery but always knew I should wait until I have children. My son is now 15 months old and I breastfed him until he was 5 months old. I have lost quite a…

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EarFold Treatment

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 5th January 2018

Prominent or protruding ears – are, to many people, a cause of embarrassment, misery and even self-centeredness! Believe me, it is affecting nearly 2% of the population in the UK itself. Name calling, tagging, bullying, being at the receiving end of the jokes are merely some of the social trauma suffered by people having protruding…

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Breast augmentation review by Sarah

28th December 2017

Why did you consider Breast Augmentation? Around 20 years back, when I was an impressionable teenager and once i'd realised that in actual fact I wasn't going to develop anymore. I gave my body the benefit of the doubt and assumed I would possibly be a late developer and that after maturing and having children…

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How does a CT scan actually work?

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 28th December 2017

The human body is a structure comprising of numerous muscles, tissues, organs and blood vessels, all working together. Just one malfunctioning organ can have massive consequences on the body.   With the advancement of medical technology, CT scans are able to provide detailed images of various organs, providing doctors with an invaluable diagnosis tool to…

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5 Things you wish you knew about AIDS

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 2nd December 2017

  As young people are so vulnerable to HIV infection, it is essential to be well informed about HIV risks and prevention strategies. In the UK, the number of young men being diagnosed with HIV has doubled in the space of a decade. AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. -         Acquired means you can…

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All you need to know about Mammograms

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 16th November 2017

A mammogram is the best tool a doctor can use to detect early signs of Breast Cancer. At an early stage, Breast Cancer does not cause any pain and may have no eye-catching symptoms. Early detection can make a significant difference in how effective cancer treatment can be and a Mammogram is the best test…

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Concierge to the stars! Account Management of Professional Sporting Clubs

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 13th November 2017

9pm. Saturday night. Summer weather. Music playing. Phone rings. It’s the club doctor. Put the drink down. Pick the phone up. Step outside. In the sporting industry - one of the most important factors for the medical team is how fast can a scan take place. Clubs want to know in a moment’s notice if…

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How to spot a melanoma

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 14th October 2017

There were 15419 cases of melanoma diagnosed in 2014 in the UK, which represents a 119% increase since 1993. Regular monitoring of your skin is essential. You need to be more vigilant if, 1. You have more than 100 moles 2. You have a family history of melanoma 3. You have had intermittent intense exposure…

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Why bananas are better for your health than you ever imagined!

By Raja Pitalia, Business Manager, Pall Mall Medical, 5th October 2017

How much do you know about bananas? These curvy yellow fruits are grown in over 104 countries and we consume over 100 billion a year making them by far one of the most popular fruits in the world. There are around 50 recognised species of these tropical fruits and each being well known for containing…

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