The Importance of Making Pre-Employment Medicals Part of Your Recruitment Process
24 January 2017
No employer wants to be held liable for pre-existing injuries or conditions when they are hiring someone to fill up a vacancy in their company or business. But that possibility can never be ruled out completely.
Pre-employment medical examinations or assessments play a critical role in the recruitment process. These medicals are usually carried out on candidates shortlisted for a job, at any of the employer-recommended medical facilities, to reveal any health problems that may hamper an individual's ability to safely and competently do the job they had applied for.
Protecting Your Teeth in Contact Sports
30 November 2016
Protecting your teeth whilst taking part in martial arts training is hugely important if you want to minimise the risk of damaging or breaking the enamel. Whilst this may seem like only superficial damage, it can actually lead to more complex issues such as infections in the gums which can in some cases, lead to infections in other parts of the body. One of the easiest ways to stop this is to buy an orthodontist-approved mouthguard.
Understanding prostate cancer surgery
28 November 2016
Prostate cancer surgery, also known as prostatectomy is a procedure carried out by a surgeon to remove the prostate gland along with the cancer contained within it. Usually, the operation also involves the removal of the tubes that carry semen (seminal vesicles). It is a major operation, and therefore, it is not suitable for everyone with prostate cancer. Rather, it is recommended for younger, otherwise fit men whose cancer has not spread beyond the confines of the prostate gland or those with a high grade, fast growing tumour.
Why Am I So Tired After Waking?
23 November 2016
If you seem to still be tired each morning after waking from sleep, there may be an issue with how you are sleeping. Here are some potential medical issues that can lead to your sleep not leaving you refreshed.
Not getting enough sleep
If you are cutting your sleep short each night, even by a few minutes, you can find that you accumulate a sleep debt which is not repaid at the end of each night of sleep.