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  • Sex therapy

    How can sex therapy help? Where to find help with sexual problems? Many couples have sexual difficulties which they ... Read more

    Sexuality
    February 6, 2011 at 07:14 PM
  • The role of psychology in cancer

    Depression Psychological help No-one can prove with certainty how psychological factors can influence the initiation of cancer , but some situations could constitute a favourable background to its development. Any form of stress such as ... Read more

    Cancers
    June 26, 2010 at 09:56 AM
  • 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
  • Pregnancy can be difficult to live through

    First and foremost, an understanding the reasons for these fears Effects of anxiety on the mother of the baby The baby blues Postpartum depression can also affect fathers. Postnatal depression Ways to help avoid becoming depressed Negative ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    October 29, 2013 at 07:51 AM
  • Cycling: benefits and contraindications

    Cycling: benefits and contraindications Benefits of cycling Cardiovascular and muscular endurance Skill and balance Cellulite Practice regularly ... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 2, 2013 at 06:39 PM
  • On primary and secondary dressings (HAS)

    The HAS published in October 2007 an assessment report of the primary and secondary dressings. In addition to the description of the methods of investigation on the subject, this document includes useful information for health ... Read more

    Treatments
    September 21, 2014 at 04:51 PM
  • Constipation: risk factors

    Gender Age Diet Physical exercise Daily lifestyle Medication Other illnesses When to consult your doctor There are several risk factors in developing constipation. These include: Gender Women are 3 times more likely to be constipation than ... Read more

    Intestinal disorders
    November 7, 2010 at 01:23 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Treating constipation: dietary advice

    Fruit Fluids Constipation is largely dependant on diet. A regular diet of 3 meals a day containing enough fibre and fluids, together with some physical exercise can help prevent constipation in the first place. You must also remember to ... Read more

    Intestinal disorders
    November 12, 2010 at 10:26 AM
  • 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
  • Cholesterol - Function and origins

    Building cell wall and membranes Production of bile salts Synthesis of steroid hormones Synthesis of Vitamin D Where does cholesterol come from? Cholesterol belongs to the family of lipids or fats. It is essential for building cell walls ... Read more

    Cholesterol
    November 6, 2013 at 01:38 PM
  • Aphrodisiacs

    Dangers: do not forget that some aphrodisiacs can be dangerous The word aphrodisiac comes from the Greek ... Read more

    Sexuality
    April 13, 2010 at 12:04 PM
  • DNA test: find out your baby's sex 7 weeks into the pregnancy

    Testing kits are now available in the UK to find out the sex of your baby from the seventh week of pregnancy. By sending a drop of blood , ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    April 2, 2013 at 07:59 PM
  • How did allergies come to be such a plague

    Housing Pets Pollen Our eating habits Excess hygiene Almost 1 in 3 people are affected by an allergy-related problem and the figures are ... Read more

    Allergies
    October 12, 2014 at 05:41 PM
  • Shaken baby syndrome

    Anatomical reasons why babies are prone to this type of accident Symptoms Behaviour to be avoided Behaviour to avoid when your baby cries Non-accidental injury ... Read more

    Baby
    October 2, 2013 at 12:17 PM
  • What to do if you forget your pill

    Combined oral-contraceptive pill (COCP) Where are you in your pack? How many pills are left in your pack? The progesterone-only pill ( ... Read more

    Contraception
    November 15, 2013 at 07:52 AM
  • Weight, nutrition and pregnancy

    Risks for overweight or obese women The weight gain during pregnancy is gradual Monitor your diet without depriving yourself and do not eat for two Indulging and avoid excesses Food supplements or fortified products for pregnant women ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    May 9, 2010 at 03:26 PM
  • Sex scams

    Penis enlargement Creams to enhance sex Illicit Substances Sex therapy General advice Sex can be exploited. There is a large market that promises to enhance sex and pleasure. Some of these are described below: Remember, if you really have ... Read more

    Sexuality
    October 8, 2010 at 07:32 AM