• Wednesday, August 17, 2022

HEALTH

Why It’s Important to ‘Look Before You Flush’

Why It’s Important to ‘Look Before You Flush’ (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

By Dr Jyoti Sood  A recent survey reveals that only 16 per cent of adults aged 50 and over in England say they check the colour of their urine every time they go to the toilet, with women being less likely to check every time (12 per cent vs 20 per cent of men). Blood in urine is a key symptom of bladder and kidney cancer but you’ll only notice blood in your urine if you look before you flush the toilet. People may not be familiar with these cancers but over 8,000 people are diagnosed with bladder cancer in England each year and…

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