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  • Marfan's Syndrome

    What is Marfan's Syndrome? What causes Marfan's Syndrome? Statistics Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Follow-up Sources What is Marfan's Syndrome? Marfan' syndrome is the most common disease affecting connective tissue. Marfan syndrome causes ... Read more

    Pathologies
    August 8, 2010 at 05:57 PM
  • 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
  • Bronchiolitis

    Bronchiolitis is inflammation of the small airways of the lung. It is a contagious viral infection, mostly affecting babies during the winter months. It affects nearly 30% of newborns of whom more than 50% are under 6 months and it accounts ... Read more

    Baby
    October 11, 2016 at 06:27 AM
  • 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
  • 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
  • Making facial imperfections disappear

    A gentle wash Consult a dermatologist Camouflage make-up Rosacea, acne, spot scars are examples of facial imperfections that ... Read more

    Beauty care
    June 24, 2015 at 04:56 AM
  • Shapeless legs

    Causes of shapeless legs Keep active and eat healthily Stimulate your blood circulation The phenomenon of tired legs is rather difficult to treat. However, daily exercises and refining your diet can help defining your ankles. Causes of ... Read more

    Beauty care
    November 5, 2013 at 01:47 PM
  • 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
  • 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
  • Withdrawal symptoms from stopping smoking

    Withdrawal symptoms Behavioural difficulties Withdrawal symptoms Withdrawal symptoms occur as a result of stopping smoking and nicotine levels drop. Reduced or no nicotine disturbs the balance of the central nervous system causing ... Read more

    Tobacco
    February 8, 2011 at 04:54 PM
  • Adult bacterial Urinary Tract Infections: advice

    The Afssaps published a document on the diagnosis and the antibiotherapy of the Community bacterial urinary tract infection ... Read more

    Treatments
    April 11, 2010 at 09:13 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
  • 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
  • Allergy to latex

    Where is latex found? People who are likely to develop an allergy to latex Reactions caused by an allergy to latex can be sometimes violent Cross- ... Read more

    Allergies
    December 19, 2013 at 09:08 AM
  • Febrile convulsion

    A febrile convulsion is caused by a fever higher than 38 °C, without any other associated neurological disease. Age of occurrence of febrile convulsions Symptoms Features of a Febrile convulsion Investigations Complex febrile convulsions ... Read more

    Child
    November 12, 2013 at 04:17 AM
  • Sweet Potatos Against Sunburn

    What is beta carotene? Two German scientists have proven the link between beta carotene and the resistance of the skin to Ultra Violet Rays. The scientists Wolfgang Köpcke of the CHU of Münster and Jean Krutmann of the Institute of ... Read more

    Beauty care
    June 16, 2015 at 05:07 AM
  • 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
  • Taking medicine: consult your doctor before taking medicine

    Consult your GP or pharmacist before taking any medication during pregnancy . Side effects from some medication can cause harm and defects to your baby. ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    May 15, 2010 at 12:43 PM
  • The food combining diet

    Principles of the diet Positive aspects Negative aspects Food combining diets are not based on any scientific experiment but consist of consuming the same food groups during the same meal, for all your meals that day. The principle is that ... Read more

    Diets
    November 2, 2010 at 05:22 PM
  • The body and erogenous zones

    Women Men Knowing your and your partner's body and erogenous zones will help your sex life inifintely. This will help for you and ... Read more

    Sexuality
    April 3, 2013 at 12:49 PM