What Is Laser Prostate Treatment?

Enlarged prostrates can be caused by several different conditions. One of the most important ones is, of course, cancer. That said, many people will undergo laser prostate treatments because of more benign conditions, such as prostatic hyperplasia, for example. Usually, it is a urinary infection that will first indicate there is a problem with the prostate gland but it can be picked up through routine health check-ups, as well. Whatever the reason for an enlarged prostate, your doctor may recommend laser prostate surgery. [Read More]

Benefits of Ultrasound Technology

Ultrasound technology is one of the safest imaging techniques. In this technique, high-frequency sound waves are used to generate a detailed internal image. Ultrasound rays do not pose any safety risks to the patient unlike other imaging procedures such as X-ray and MRI.  Here are some applications of ultrasound technology: Pregnancy- Ultrasound is the preferred imaging procedure to use in pregnancy because it poses no risk to the unborn foetus. Ultrasound technology is used in all stages of pregnancy. [Read More]

3 Ways to Make Hearing Aids Cool

Remember back then when glasses were considered geeky? Remember when your parents had to drag you to the dentist just because you didn't want to wear braces? Although you knew the important role these devices played, you simply did not want to use them because they were not considered cool. That has all changed over the last decade or so because glasses and braces have been made cool. If you have hearing problems and must wear hearing aids but don't want to use the boring types you see around, there are ways you can make the devices cool. [Read More]

Tips for Recovering from Your Knee Replacement Surgery

As an invasive surgery that has the power to transform your life, knee replacement has a long recovery period. As with many other types of operation, you can hasten your recovery by following your surgical team's advice. If you want to return to normal faster, here are some tips for a speedy recovery. Keep the Joint Straight While your replacement knee has a chance to settle in and heal, you need to keep the joint as straight as you can. [Read More]