Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

This March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month, so let’s talk about ovarian cancer. With around 7,500 women diagnosed each year with ovarian cancer, it is now recognised as the sixth most common cancer found in women.  Ovarian cancer affects the ovaries and fallopian tubes when normal cells mutate and multiply in an uncontrolled way forming […]

Decrease in sperm counts globally – what does it mean for you?

Sperm counts are on the decline globally. Researchers attribute the decrease to a variety of factors, including endocrine-disrupting chemicals, higher testosterone levels and obesity. Couples trying to conceive should first try lifestyle changes before seeking fertility treatments. A man’s sperm count is the number of sperm in his ejaculate. A low sperm count can make […]

Understanding testicular cancer and why men should not be shy to get tested early

Testicular cancer is a curable malignancy that affects men between the ages of 15 and 34. It is one of the most common cancers in young men, but it is also highly treatable. Testicular cancer accounts for about 1% of all cancers diagnosed in men each year. The American Cancer Society estimates that there will […]

Is testosterone a supplementation part of the HRT treatment?

Testosterone is often perceived as a male only hormone, but scientists have shown that nothing can be further from the truth. Testosterone is produced in ovaries as well as adrenal glands and is often associated with our sex drive and libido levels. Additionally, it is responsible for regulating mood and supporting the health of female […]


‘Tis the season to be jolly…. well, we all know that means the endless round of parties and lunches with copious amounts of rich food and alcohol. And it is easy to overdo both. Whilst food can cause its own health issues, alcohol can cause lasting damage to your physical and to your mental health. […]

Weight loss and Wellness – Patients and Doctors alike

Healthy weight loss is not just about dieting or special dieting programs. It is about changing your lifestyle and including long-term changes in your daily eating and exercise habits. But what is considered a real goal of weight loss? Obesity comes with multiple health complications and by reducing excess body fat, people are able to […]

Did you know that your poop can hold a secret to long life?

The human gut microbiome is essential to human health. But what is meant by the gut microbiome? The human body harbours ecosystems of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi and archaea which together with their genomic potential and collective repertoire of activity can be known as the microbiome. In today’s busy world there are many […]

Living with Chronic Pain in Aberdeen? Our Expert Team Can Help

Chronic pain is a serious issue which affects a significant number of people. Did you know that chronic pain affects between 35 and 51% of adults in the UK?1 What is chronic pain? Chronic pain is defined as pain lasting over three months. There are many causes of chronic pain. Chronic pain can be caused […]

Men’s Health Check: Personalised health screening to optimise your wellbeing

At ROC Private Clinic we believe that regular men’s health checks can help you live life to the fullest. Our men’s health checks are designed by our expert medical team to: Pick up medical issues in the early stages Address physical and mental health problems Promote positive lifestyle changes to improve wellbeing What does a […]

Ovarian Cancer Screening: Early Detection Saves Lives

Ovarian Cancer What is ovarian cancer? Ovaries are part of the female reproductive system. They produce and store eggs. Ovarian cancer refers to any cancerous growth that develops in the ovaries. How common is ovarian cancer? There are 7,500 new cases of ovarian cancer every year in the UK. That means 21 people are diagnosed every […]