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  • 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 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
  • Most questions on hearing

    What are the first signs of a hearing loss? A bad understanding of spoken words in a noisy place Making the interlocutor repeat Increasing the sound of television Speaking louder Can we delay the ageing process of the ear? Can tinnituses ... Read more

    Hearing
    March 25, 2010 at 05:52 AM
  • Thumb or dummy?

    Thumb sucking Disadvantages of the thumb Using a dummy Disadvantages of the dummy Sucking his thumb or a dummy can help the baby to fall asleep, to relax or calm down. Thumb sucking often starts as early as the 4th month of pregnancy. It ... Read more

    Baby
    June 3, 2010 at 02:56 PM
  • The baby's vaccinations

    Tuberculosis The vaccination schedule DTaP/IPV/Hib Meningitis C Haemophilus influenzae (Hib) Pneumococcal MMR DtaP/IPV Cervical cancer vaccine - Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Td/IPV Hepatitis B Summary of the vaccination schedule 2nd months ... Read more

    Baby
    June 23, 2010 at 03:27 PM
  • Cervical cancer

    Statistics of Cervical Cancer Risk Factors and Causes Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) Screening for Cervical Cancer: Cervical Smear Symptoms of Cervical Cancer Assessment and Treatment Vaccine against Cervical Cancer ... Read more

    Cancers
    July 1, 2015 at 05:18 AM
  • 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
  • Cholesterol transport

    Lipoproteins LDL HDL Cholesterol is transported in the blood as lipoprotiens. Lipoproteins Lipoproteins are produced in the liver and ... Read more

    Cholesterol
    October 15, 2010 at 02:35 PM
  • Male Sterilisation (Vasectomy)

    How does male sterilisation work? Advantages Disadvantages and Risks Further sources on information How does male sterilisation work? A vasectomy is ... Read more

    Contraception
    November 9, 2014 at 01:17 PM
  • Peanut allergy

    The peanut is part of the bean (Legume) family Peanuts are increasingly used Figures increasing steadily Peanut allergy does not tend to disappear Presentation of peanut allergy Carry a card or wear a `MediAlert' bracelet indicating your ... Read more

    Child
    July 9, 2010 at 06:39 AM
  • 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
  • Scabies

    Scabies is a contagious condition caused by a parasite invisible to the naked eye, a tiny mite called 'sarcoptes scabei'. The ... Read more

    Child
    November 12, 2013 at 05:11 AM
  • German measles - Rubella

    German measles is a viral disease which lasts approximately for one week. Definition The rubella virus Symptoms Diagnosis Contagion Treatment Risks ... Read more

    Child
    November 10, 2016 at 06:19 AM
  • Hair loss treatment

    Hair grows, lives and falls out and is the natural order of things. In most cases especially male pattern baldness it is a normal physiological process, but for those who struggle to come to terms with it and for others where their hair ... Read more

    Beauty care
    October 19, 2016 at 05:10 AM
  • 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
  • Systemic necrotising vasculitis

    The following long-term disease guide aims at optimising how to deal both in the diagnosis and the care of patients affected by systemic necrotising vasculitis by health professionals. Definition Diagnosis Clinical signs Confirmation of ... Read more

    Pathologies
    April 11, 2010 at 02:09 PM
  • Proper use of antiseptis in children

    Here is a list of the various skin conditions in childhood and recommendations in antiseptic products for use in paediatrics. Infections of the child Infections related to the care of the child Infection control Disinfectant and the child ... Read more

    Paediatrics
    April 11, 2010 at 03:20 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
  • Asexuality

    In the last few years, "asexuality" has become more recognised. An asexual person does not feel any sexual attraction ... Read more

    Sexuality
    February 6, 2011 at 04:34 PM