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  • 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
  • Beauty care

    Beauty care and the way we look is becoming more important to us in our daily lives. The media portrays ... Read more

    Beauty care
    September 29, 2010 at 08:51 AM
  • The Atkins diet

    Food forbidden in the Atkins diet Food allowed in the Atkins diet Food allowed but in moderation Positive aspects Negative aspects This diet forbids the consumption of all carbohydrates in any meal. Food forbidden in the Atkins diet http ... Read more

    Diets
    November 1, 2010 at 02:34 PM
  • The loss of sexual desire

    Possible reasons for this lack of desire Lack of communication Lack of time Stress Lack of passion Medical reasons Where ... Read more

    Sexuality
    April 3, 2013 at 12:50 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
  • Sport, physical activities and cardiovascular diseases

    Exercise and sport: Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease Remodelling of the lining of the blood vessels takes place Principal diseases concerned Moderate physical activity Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most common cause ... Read more

    Sport and health
    November 26, 2010 at 04:10 PM
  • Sports and decrease in cholesterol levels

    Treating hypercholesterolemia Begin steadily 30 minutes of walking per day Seek medical advice Use a pedometer Do not ... 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
  • Antenatal classes

    Antenatal classes are recommended for pregnant women especially those expecting their first child. They ... Read more

    Childbirth
    August 10, 2010 at 04:29 PM
  • Techniques used during pregnancy and labour

    Traditional breathing techniques used for relaxation and pain during childbirth This method relies on relaxation, and breathing exercises that helps decrease the intensity of the pain during contractions and enables you to regain your ... Read more

    Childbirth
    August 11, 2010 at 09:49 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
  • Home birth

    Choosing a home birth Reasons why women choose a home birth Assessing the risks of a home birth Choosing a home birth ... Read more

    Childbirth
    August 28, 2010 at 08:21 AM
  • Allergies to animals

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

    Allergies
    April 2, 2013 at 06:03 PM
  • Consult an allergist

    History Taking Skin prick tests Patch tests Blood testing Provocation tests Other examinations Where does one find an allergy specialist? Allergies are very common and are easily self managed. However, where a persons life is debilitated, ... Read more

    Allergies
    December 21, 2010 at 05:15 AM
  • Pregnancy and asthma

    Asthma can cause or increase the risks of Consequences of asthma on the foetus During pregnancy, asthma worsens for a third of the women, decreases for another third and remains stable for the remaining third. Asthma medication will not ... Read more

    Asthma
    January 20, 2011 at 11:02 AM
  • Baby's development: from birth to year one

    Around 1 month Around 2 months Around 3 months Around 4 months Around 5 months Around 6 months Around 7 months Around 8 months Around 9 months Around 10 months Around 11 months Around 1 year The development of the baby differs from one ... Read more

    Baby
    June 3, 2010 at 12:52 PM
  • What Causes Cancer

    The type of cancer that you can get is dependent on where in the body the abnormal cell ... Read more

    Cancers
    December 10, 2017 at 01:02 PM
  • Breast Cancer

    Throughout the world, one million breast cancers are discovered each year, causing 400,000 deaths. Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer in women, accounting for approximately 45,500 cases in the UK each year. One in nine women develop ... Read more

    Cancers
    October 18, 2016 at 11:14 AM