What is a RT-PCR test for COVID-19?

The COVID-19 RT-PCR test is a real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR) test for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid from the virus found in nasal swab, sputum or … Read More

Testicular Cancer

Testicular cancer is a relatively rare cancer which affects young and middle aged men. It accounts for around 1% of all cancers in men.  It is more common is people … Read More

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men.  It is located below the bladder and produces fluid which mixes with sperm produced in the testicle … Read More

Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer affects the ovaries (each about the size of an almond) on either side of the uterus.  It is the 6th most common cancer in women.  Although the cause … Read More

Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is cancer arising from the cervix just below the uterus.  It usually starts as pre-cancerous carcinoma-in-situ which can be detected using a PAP smear (see below).  The most … Read More

Dilated Pupil Examination by your Eye Doctor

Your eye doctor sometimes needs to dilate your pupil to look at your retina or optic disc in more detail in conditions such as Diabetes (click to learn more https://blog.teleme.co/2017/11/14/things-to-know-about-diabetic-retinopathy/) … Read More

Urodynamic Study of the Bladder

Urodynamic study helps to assess the bladder and urethra function in storing and releasing urine.  The results help doctors explain the cause for symptoms such as: incontinence (urine leakage) increased … Read More

CT Coronary Angiogram (CTCA)

CT Coronary Angiogram (CTCA) is a non-invasive imaging test which is allows doctors to see detailed images of the blood vessels that supply the heart and lung.  A special contrast … Read More