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  • Sports: do they improve mental health?

    Sports: plays a huge role in promoting and maintaining mental wellbeing. Anxiety Depression Being physically active must ... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 2, 2013 at 08:01 PM
  • Terms of Use for CCM Health

    Scope [Image: Health.ccm.net gives free and open access to a great number of documents within various health disciplines. Health.ccm's files are written by Dr ... Read more

    Terms of Use
    June 14, 2016 at 08:13 AM
  • The first signs of Alzheimer's Disease

    Is early diagnosis useful? First signs: loss of memory of recent facts Is early diagnosis useful? Early diagnosis helps you plan for the future, and start available treatment. You will also be able to discover advice and support for both ... Read more

    Alzheimer's disease
    May 28, 2010 at 09:10 AM
  • 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
  • The diagnosis of asthma

    Detailed History Physical Examination Assessing Lung Function Peak flow meter How to measure your peak flow Reversibility Testing Other Lung function tests Chest X-ray A diagnosis of asthma is made after a number of things A detailed and ... Read more

    Asthma
    June 15, 2013 at 01:18 PM
  • Treating asthma

    Blue Inhalers or Relievers (Bronchodilator drugs) Advice on the use of your Blue inhaler (fast acting bronchodilator) Long acting bronchodilators ... Read more

    Asthma
    November 12, 2013 at 04:48 AM
  • Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding is best for your baby and is chosen by about half the mothers . However, for whatever reason not all mothers can manage it and they should not feel guilty or consider themselves a 'bad mother' if they do not breastfeed their ... Read more

    Baby
    June 15, 2010 at 05:42 AM
  • Alternative or complementary treatment and cancer

    Differences between complementary medicine and alternative medicine Complementary medicine Alternative medicine Why are these medicines so popular? Patients feel unheard "Natural" treatment Patient choice Concerns with current treatment ... Read more

    Cancers
    January 15, 2011 at 09:00 AM
  • The Statistics and Diagnosis of Diabetes

    Diabetes statistics Normal blood glucose figures Diagnosing Diabetes HbA1C Diabetes Mellitus is now an epidemic affecting more than ... Read more

    Diabetes
    March 26, 2014 at 12:06 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
  • Parvovirus Infection (Erythema infectiosum)

    The Parvovirus (Erythema infectiosum), is also called 5th disease. It is caused by the parvovirus B19, which is transmitted by respiratory tract, hand to mouth contact, blood products or during pregnancy. Parvovirus is a very common and ... Read more

    Child
    July 23, 2013 at 12:43 PM
  • Carcinogenesis process

    Oncogenesis mutation and deregulation initiation, a phase normally repressed by carcinogen agents (environmental ... Read more

    Nutrition
    April 13, 2010 at 10:14 AM
  • Football: benefits and contraindications

    Football is the most popular and practiced sport all over the world and it remains an intense and constant sport activity, which requires a good physical condition and regular training. ... Read more

    Sport and health
    November 12, 2013 at 03:58 AM
  • Sports and decrease in cholesterol levels

    Treating hypercholesterolemia Begin steadily 30 minutes of walking per day Seek medical advice Use a pedometer Do not forget to ... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 3, 2013 at 01:00 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Allergies to animals

    Cats Cat cross-reactive allergies How to reduce your cat allergy Dogs Rodents Horses and ponies Laboratory animals Birds ... Read more

    Allergies
    April 2, 2013 at 06:03 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
  • Bottle feeding baby

    Advice about bottle feeding Which formula milk should you choose for the baby? How to prepare a bottle feed Sterilising Equipment The number of bottle feeds and the quantities to give Good position for bottle feeding Cleaning the feeding ... Read more

    Baby
    April 14, 2010 at 05:24 PM