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  • Physical activity and sport: Obesity prevention

    Sport: Prevention of Obesity The benefits of physical activity on obese people Intensity and frequency of sports activity Exercise has an important role in prevention of type 2 diabetes In 2007 the Chief Medical Officer for England ... Read more

    Sport and health
    November 27, 2010 at 01:28 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 professionals ... Read more

    Treatments
    September 21, 2014 at 04:51 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
  • Consequences of tobacco on health

    Cancer: figures worth remembering Cardiovascular diseases Allergies Asthma and chronic bronchitis Asthma ... Read more

    Tobacco
    March 18, 2014 at 10:51 AM
  • 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
  • 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 ... Read more

    Baby
    April 12, 2013 at 05:57 PM
  • 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
  • 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
  • Aphrodisiacs

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

    Sexuality
    April 13, 2010 at 12:04 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
  • The assessment of male infertility

    Sperm analysis What will affect the result? Normal sperm values Abnormal sperm counts Other tests Sperm analysis ... Read more

    Infertility
    October 3, 2010 at 06:05 PM
  • Rollerblading

    Rollerblading Benefits of roller blading Disadvantages in rollerblading Pathologies On a practical level Various ... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 11, 2010 at 07:15 PM
  • The Treatment and Prognosis of Alzheimer's Disease

    Medical Treatment of Alzheimer's Specific medical treatment Non-medical treatment Prognosis Although there is no cure for Alzheimer's disease, there is medical treatment which can help to slow down progression to improve your symptoms and ... Read more

    Alzheimer's disease
    May 31, 2010 at 07:55 AM
  • Head Lice

    Head lice are parasites. The are grey/brown in colour and measure approximately 2 to 4 mm. Nits are the eggs and empty egg shells. Lice and nits Symptoms of head lice Live lice on the scalp Transmission of lice Preventing lice Detecting ... Read more

    Child
    July 23, 2013 at 12:45 PM
  • What do cigarettes, cigars and beedies contain?

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

    Tobacco
    November 13, 2013 at 10:59 AM
  • Anti-vitamin K

    Dealing with overdosing and situations with haemorrhagic risks and accidents for patients treated with anti-vitamin K. Anti-vitamin K is an anticoagulant used by about 1% of the French people and is also the first factor provoking ... Read more

    Treatments
    April 12, 2015 at 04:39 PM
  • The baby's sleep

    The number of hours of sleep per day Advice to ensure your baby sleeps well Sing a song or a lullaby How to lay your baby down? Sleep allows the baby to recover, grow and develop its brain . The number of hours of sleep per day ... Read more

    Baby
    June 22, 2010 at 03:16 PM
  • Urinary tract infection

    A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is a frequent occurrence in children It affects girls more often than boys and more commonly in under 5's. It is caused by bacteria (germs) that get into the urine, usually from the bowel. An infection can be ... Read more

    Child
    July 23, 2013 at 12:44 PM
  • The Hollywood diet, pineapple or grapefruit

    Negative aspects of the diet In the Hollywood diet you can eat fruits at will, except bananas. The pineapple ... Read more

    Diets
    November 3, 2010 at 04:27 PM
  • Swinging: a depraved habit or an evolution in sexual practices?

    Some essential advice before trying this experience Swapping partners and feeling libertine attracts each year more and more followers. This passion is facilitated by the development of Internet. Is it better to go to a swinging club or to ... Read more

    Sexuality
    April 11, 2010 at 04:36 PM