Articles: Health

Health Matters: Female Incontinence (19 Jan 2016)

Health Matters: Female Incontinence (19 Jan 2016)

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Dr Michelle is joined by Dr Daniel Faltin from Dianuro Clinic in Geneva www.dianuro.ch who explains about urinary incontinence in women and its treatment.

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Health Matters: Gum Disease (5 Jan 2016)

Health Matters: Gum Disease (5 Jan 2016)

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Is there a link between gum disease and your general health? Dr Michelle Wright talks to Dr Torsten Seidenstricker from Adent Dental Clinics.

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Health Matters - the importance of gum health

Health Matters - the importance of gum health

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On this week's Health Matters, is there a link between gum disease and your general health? Dr Michelle Wright talks to Dr Torsten Seidenstricker from Adent Dental Clinics.

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Health Matters Teeth Whitening (16 Dec 2015)

Health Matters Teeth Whitening (16 Dec 2015)

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This week Dr Michelle Wright talks to Dr Torsten Seidenstricker from Adent Dentists all about teeth whitening.

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Estelle Balet - Freeride World Tour Champion

Estelle Balet - Freeride World Tour Champion

Estelle Balet is the Freeride World Tour Champion defending her title this coming March. www.freerideworldtour.com/riders/estelle-balet For more from WRS, tune in live at worldradio.ch/player...

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Health Matters: Children Teeth (9 Dec 2015)

Health Matters: Children Teeth (9 Dec 2015)

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Dr Michelle is joined by Dr Torsten Seidenstricker, a dentist from the Adent Dental Clinics Group.They discuss when a child should first visit the dentist, what they can expect during this visit an...

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Health Matters: Tuberculosis MSF(10 Nov 2015)

Health Matters: Tuberculosis MSF(10 Nov 2015)

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The first in a mini-series of shows looking at the work of the doctors, nurses and other experts at Medecins Sans Frontiers, the medical humanitarian organisation based here in Geneva. Dr Michelle ...

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Health Matters 18 November 2015 Meningitis MSF

Health Matters 18 November 2015 Meningitis MSF

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The second show in a mini-series looking at the work of the doctors, nurses and other experts at Medecins Sans Frontiers. This time, Dr Michelle Wright talks to Dr Gabriel Alcoba about meningitis a...

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Health Matters: Neglected diseases MSF (8th December 2015)

Health Matters: Neglected diseases MSF (8th December 2015)

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The final show in the mini-series looking at the work of the doctors, nurses and other experts at Medecins Sans Frontiers. Neglected tropical diseases are the topic and Dr Michelle is once again jo...

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Health Matters MSF Measles (24 November 2015)

Health Matters MSF Measles (24 November 2015)

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The third in the mini-series about the work of the doctors, nurses and other experts at Medecins Sans Frontiers. Dr Michelle Wright is joined again by Dr Gabriel Alcoba to discuss how much of a pro...

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Health Matters - Testicular Cancer (13 Oct 2015)

Health Matters - Testicular Cancer (13 Oct 2015)

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Testicular cancer - recent research has shown that Swiss men have a particularly high risk of testicular cancer. Dr Michelle looks into why this may be and explains why all men should "Keep their e...

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Health Matters - Ovarian Cancer (30 Sep 2015)

Health Matters - Ovarian Cancer (30 Sep 2015)

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Ovarian cancer is the gynaecological cancer that kills the most women. Listen to Dr Michelle's advice about why this is and the signs and symptoms to look out for. Find out more information about t...

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Health Matters - Nosebleeds (15 Sep 2015)

Health Matters - Nosebleeds (15 Sep 2015)

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Dr Michelle explains all about nosebleeds in children: what causes them, the First Aid measures and what to do about recurrent nosebleeds. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/health-matters.html

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Health Matters - AEDs (1 Sep 2015)

Health Matters - AEDs (1 Sep 2015)

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All about Automated External Defibrillators (or AEDs for short). If an AED is used within 3 to 5 minutes after someone has a cardiac arrest (after they collapse, their heart stops beating and they ...

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Health Matters - Drowning #2 (14 Jul 2015)

Health Matters - Drowning #2 (14 Jul 2015)

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On this week's show Dr Michelle Wright examines what can you do to help someone drowning. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/health-matters.html

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Health Matters - Drowning #1 (7 Jul 2015)

Health Matters - Drowning #1 (7 Jul 2015)

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Drownings are more common in the summer. This week, Dr Michelle Wright looks at the difference of 'wet' drowning and 'dry' drowning. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/health-matters.html

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Health Matters - Jelly Fish Stings (30 Jun 2015)

Health Matters - Jelly Fish Stings (30 Jun 2015)

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This week Dr Michelle Wright looks at the dangers of jelly fish stings. Are they dangerous and what should you do if stung? For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/health-matters.html

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Health Matters -  Jet Lag (24 Jun 2015)

Health Matters - Jet Lag (24 Jun 2015)

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With the holiday season approaching - some of us will be travelling across time-zones to have a break or visit family. Jet Lag can be a downer - what causes it and how you can limit the effects. Dr...

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Health Matters - Deep Vein Thrombosis (11 Jun 2015)

Health Matters - Deep Vein Thrombosis (11 Jun 2015)

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What can be a worry for long haul travellers is Deep Vein Thrombosis, or DVT. A blood clot can be formed if you spend too much time sitting. Dr Michelle Wright examines what the symptoms are and ho...

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Health Matters - New App Highlights Tick Danger in Switzerland (26 May 2015)

Health Matters - New App Highlights Tick Danger in Switzerland (26 May 2015)

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A new app has been launched by the Zurich University of Applied Sciences and has been approved by the Federal Office of Public Health. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/health-matters.html

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Health Matters - Helicobacter Pylori Bacteria (13 May 2015)

Health Matters - Helicobacter Pylori Bacteria (13 May 2015)

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This week Michelle talks all about a bacteria called Helicobacter pylori that can lead to indigestion symptoms and stomach ulcers. For more: www.worldradio.ch/radio/shows/health-matters.html

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Shaking off preconceptions about cerebral palsy

Shaking off preconceptions about cerebral palsy

Le Mont-sur-Lausanne based organisation, Handi-Capable recorded their own music video to the song "Shake It Off" by Taylor Swift hoping to encourage people to shake off their preconceptio...

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Geneva Diabetes Association welcomes the mHealth cycle tour

Geneva Diabetes Association welcomes the mHealth cycle tour

Geoffrey Katz from the Geneva Diabetes Association tells us what sporting events are about to roll into Geneva all in the name of raising awareness as well as performing vital research on diabetes ...

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Paddle for Cancer - and you can still row

Paddle for Cancer - and you can still row

Good luck to all those who are paddling away to raise money for ESCA. Here's more from those in the know.

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