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  • Is it OK for asthmatics to do exercise?

    The importance of keeping fit and being sporty when asthmatic Advice to follow Choosing a sport when you are asthmatic It is important for all asthmatics to enjoy a normal life including doing sports and exercise. For some children and ... Read more

    Asthma
    January 22, 2011 at 04:27 PM
  • The role of plant sterols

    Where are sterols found? A similarity with cholesterol Cholesterol absorption is limited Where are sterols found? Plant sterols, also called phytosterols and are naturally found in many plants, in particular cereals, fruits and vegetables. ... Read more

    Cholesterol
    October 16, 2010 at 02:51 PM
  • Sports: treatment of chronic bronchitis and COPD

    Sports: Treating Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Chronic bronchitis Chronic bronchitis and COPD Evolution into respiratory failure Benefits of a physical activity: at least 2 hours per week A study conducted on 6790 ... Read more

    Sport and health
    November 30, 2010 at 09:45 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
  • Relaxation: methods and techniques

    Benefits and contraindications Relaxation: for whom? Contraindications Different relaxation methods Before having specific treatments or medical ... Read more

    Beauty care
    November 13, 2013 at 12:44 PM
  • Fighting against dry or fragile hair

    Why do we suffer from dry hair? Hair care Why do we suffer from dry hair? The hair follicle is composed of 3 parts: ... Read more

    Beauty care
    December 9, 2014 at 04:39 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
  • Planning a Pregnancy & Pre Conceptual care

    Before and during pregnancy, the behaviour or risk situations of a woman are numerous and can have serious consequences on the embryo and foetus. Here are a few recommendations to protect the embryo, then the foetus and to ensure the best ... Read more

    Paediatrics
    April 2, 2013 at 06:36 PM
  • The assessment of male infertility

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

    Infertility
    October 3, 2010 at 06:05 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
  • Nutrition, diet and diabetes

    The general principles of diabetic nutrition Preferable foods The glycaemic index Fats Protein Foods to avoid Snacks Some useful tips Beverages Diabetes and Alcohol Contraindications to alcohol ... Read more

    Diabetes
    July 31, 2010 at 10:53 AM
  • Diabetes treatment

    Lifestyle measures for diabetes Diabetic medicine The goal of diabetes treatment is to maintain a stable blood glucose and a Hba1C of ... Read more

    Diabetes
    March 26, 2014 at 12:08 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
  • Sports and physical activities during pregnancy

    Keeping active and doing certain sports is good for you during pregnancy. However, it is advised to see your GP or ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    May 10, 2010 at 01:46 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 or grapefruit diet ... Read more

    Diets
    November 3, 2010 at 04:27 PM
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy

    Patches Allergy to patches NRT Gum Inhalator Tablets (Microtabs) Lozenge Nasal Spray Combined use of different NRT products It is possible to take nicotine substitutes and to continue smoking Symptoms of nicotine overdose How to get the ... Read more

    Tobacco
    July 24, 2013 at 11:48 AM
  • Pre and post natal mortality

    Reducing maternal deaths Fighting infections Women still die during labour. In the USA in 2004 there were 13 deaths per 100000 live births. In the UK in 2008 there were 7.4 deaths per 1000 births - its lowest level recorded. Post partum ... Read more

    Childbirth
    August 18, 2010 at 11:10 AM
  • Caesarean section

    Common reasons for a Caesarean section General Information about having a Caesarean section How long should I wait before having another baby after a Caesarean section? Will subsequent babies be born by Caesarean section? The maximum ... Read more

    Childbirth
    August 25, 2010 at 04:35 PM
  • Planned birth and induced birth

    Induced labour When will I be induced Reasons induce labour Risks and disadvantages of an induced birth Induced labour In the UK just over 20 percent of births are induced. This is nearly always on medical grounds for reasons that either ... Read more

    Childbirth
    August 27, 2010 at 07:54 AM
  • 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