Dr Ralph Rogers Blog

Telemedicine will be vital in the future of medicine

It is clear to me that Telemedicine will play a major role in the development of medicine in the coming years and decades. But what is it? And how can it revolutionise medical care? Telemedicine is the use of telecommunication technologies to provide medical...

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Stretches to soothe sciatica

Sciatica can seriously suck. Characterised by pain that travels from the lower back, through the buttock and down one leg, it can leave the sufferer in near-constant pain and discomfort. The pain can be set off by the slightest movement – a bend in the wrong...

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IFATS in Miami

Exploring new solutions for Regenerative Medicine in Miami I spent last week in Miami collaborating with some of the best minds in the field of Regenerative Medicine, and it was fantastic! It started off with an incredible opportunity to work with the world-renowned...

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The tragic tale of the lynx that got away

Growing up I was never a cat-lover; we grew up with big, crazy dogs, and one of my favourite animals is the Irish Setter, bright but a bit crazy – a little like me. But in recent years I’ve fallen for our feline friends. I love their independence, intelligence and...

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The looming crisis of Antibiotic-resistance

The story of the discovery of the first antibiotic, penicillin, is amazing. You were probably taught the story at school – the discovery was a total accident. Dr Alexander Fleming, a Bacteriologist at St Mary’s Hospital in London, discovered Penicillin in 1928 whilst...

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Should the government control our alcohol intake?

It's common knowledge that I'm against the idea of a 'Nanny State'. I believe people should use their own initiative and make their own decisions in order to stay healthy, rather than being controlled by external rules and regulations. However, I do think there can be...

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Osteoarthritis and Golf – Regenerative Medicine – Lipogems

For golf-lovers, being diagnosed with osteoarthritis can be a devastating blow. In osteoarthritis, the cartilage in joints has worn away, usually causing pain in the knees. Which any keen golfer will know is the absolute worst. In golf we walk long distances, traverse...

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Let’s talk about sickle cell

This month is Black History Month, a time to celebrate and recognise the achievements and worth of black people now and historically. As part of that, it’s important to recognise the issues that specifically affect the black community. There is often limited awareness...

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Banning chocolate in hospitals – will it make any difference?

“Hospitals in England to ban supersize chocolate bars”, read the headlines this week. Really... seriously? I couldn’t help my incredulous reaction to this move. Surely the impact of occasional treats is negligible on health – and are we really going to control what...

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Regenerative Medicine – Greek Style

The definition of Regenerative Medicine is the process of regenerating or replacing human cells to restore or establish normal function. This is not a new concept, but modern medicine is working hard to generate new and innovative treatments. This weekend I was...

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Why do young people have strokes?

Suffering a stroke is devastating at any age, but for young adults it is catastrophic. A stroke is simply caused by decreased blood flow to the brain. In older adults the most frequent cause is a blood clot that forms inside the heart or a blood vessel, which breaks...

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