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  • Sore throat - swollen ganglion

    Definition Symptoms Other symptoms Causes Viral or bacterial angina Nasopharyngitis Allergy Laryngitis Other causes Definition Sore throats cause ... Read more

    Winter diseases
    November 23, 2013 at 06:20 AM
  • What do cigarettes, cigars and beedies contain?

    What are the effects of nicotine? Tar Carbon monoxide, CO Additives Irritants Cigars Light-brand cigarettes Beedies Rubbing tobacco Cigarettes are made ... Read more

    Tobacco
    November 13, 2013 at 10:59 AM
  • Shisha and cannabis is increasingly becoming very trendy

    Shisha Cannabis Shisha Shisha is made up of 25% of tobacco mixed with molasses and a fruit flavour which gives it an acidic and ... Read more

    Tobacco
    February 4, 2011 at 05:27 AM
  • Intestinal worms - Oxyuriasis

    What do they look like? Symptoms Transmission Diagnosis Treatment Avoiding a recurrence What do they look like? Threadworms are small white worms, approximately 0.5 cm long. Threadworms are parasites and infect the human digestive systems. ... Read more

    Child
    November 12, 2013 at 04:19 AM
  • Babies and acute diarrhea

    Babies and acute diarrhea Recognising the first signs of dehydration Oral rehydration salts (ORS) and fluids to avoid acute dehydration Seek urgent medical help if your child is showing signs of dehydration Babies and acute diarrhea ... Read more

    Baby
    July 24, 2013 at 01:04 PM
  • Allergy to pollen

    The number of people affected by hay fever (allergy to pollen) is on the increase Conditions for pollen to cause allergic reactions ... Read more

    Allergies
    April 2, 2013 at 06:13 PM
  • Urticaria (Hives)

    Acute urticaria (hives) Chronic urticaria Investigating chronic urticaria Causes of chronic urticaria Non -immunological causes of urticaria Urticaria (hives) is a skin reaction that can look similar to the marks caused by a nettle sting. ... Read more

    Allergies
    December 7, 2010 at 10:47 AM
  • Putting on weight and psychological factors

    Factors to consider before embarking on a diet Psychological causes for putting on weight Stress, anxiety Other psychological causes Personal history and childhood Psychological effects of putting on weight Do I consult help before ... Read more

    Diets
    November 13, 2013 at 11:06 AM
  • Baby Checks at Birth and soon after

    Initial baby check at birth Apgar score This test checks A score of 10 A Score between 7 and 10 A score from 0 to 2 Newborn ... Read more

    Baby
    April 12, 2013 at 05:57 PM
  • The Coil - IUD and IUS

    How effective is the coil? How does it work? Advantages Disadvantages and Risks Further sources on information The coil is a small T- ... Read more

    Contraception
    May 30, 2014 at 07:41 AM
  • Avoiding weight gain after weight loss

    Stick to the healthy balanced diet you have adopted and it will guarantee you success Keeping active and maintaining sports is very important Other tips Loosing weight involves a lot of life long changes and hard work. It is therefore, ... Read more

    Diets
    November 1, 2010 at 10:52 AM
  • Wilson's disease

    Statistics and Genetics Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Further help and support Wilson's Disease is a rare inherited disorder in ... Read more

    Pathologies
    November 12, 2013 at 04:37 AM
  • Playing squash: benefits and contraindications

    Squash playing: benefits and disadvantages Benefits of squash Disadvantages Principal pathologies Useful advice First appeared in Pakistan at the beginning of the 20th century, squash is one of the most practiced sports in the world. A ... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 11, 2010 at 07:11 PM
  • Treatment of arteriosclerosis obliterans of the lower limbs

    The HAS published in April 2006 recommendations on how to deal with chronic obliterating atherosclerotic arteriopathy of the lower limbs ... Read more

    Treatments
    April 11, 2010 at 09:20 PM
  • Male and Female Condoms

    How effective are condoms? Advantages Disadvantages Female condoms Spermicides Further sources on information Male and female condoms are ... Read more

    Contraception
    November 6, 2013 at 01:35 PM
  • Advice before doing sports

    Seek medical advice Exercise regularly A moderate 30 minute activity 5 times a week An activity of high intensity 3 ... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 3, 2013 at 01:02 PM
  • Sports: wellbeing and a better quality of life

    Wellbeing and a better quality of life Wellbeing Improvement of self-esteem Improvement of the quality of life Sleep Regular ... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 12, 2013 at 06:25 PM
  • Ear infection (otitis media) : symptoms and treatments

    Otitis media is an infection and inflammation of the middle ear. It is the second most frequent infection in children after a cold. Ear infections can happen separately, or present with another infection such as a cold or sore throat. One ... Read more

    Child
    July 23, 2013 at 12:43 PM
  • Dust mite allergy

    What do they look like? Where do we find them? Some frightful figures Storage dust mites Symptoms caused by an allergy to dust mites Cross allergies Advice to avoid dust mites Anti dust mite products Vacuum-cleaning and Cleaning The vacuum ... Read more

    Allergies
    February 4, 2010 at 05:40 AM
  • Bowel cancer

    Bowel cancer incidence increases with age. About one in 20 people will develop bowel cancer during their lifetime, accounting for the third most common cancer in the UK. It causes 16,000 deaths yearly in the UK. Bowel cancer screening has ... Read more

    Cancers
    October 18, 2016 at 11:16 AM