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  • Lung cancer

    Lung cancer statistics Types of Lung cancer What causes lung cancer? Smoking Cannabis Exposure to occupational carcinogenic factors Family History Symptoms and Signs of lung cancer Assessment of possible lung cancer Treatment of lung ... Read more

    Cancers
    June 11, 2010 at 08:21 AM
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Head Lice

    Head lice are parasites. The are grey/brown in colour and measure approximately 2 to 4 mm. Nits are the eggs and empty egg shells. Lice and nits Symptoms of head lice Live lice on the scalp Transmission of lice Preventing lice Detecting ... Read more

    Child
    July 23, 2013 at 12:45 PM
  • Facial exercises

    Smile, you are developing your facial muscles Crow's feet Smoothing your forehead Vowels Keeping toned skin without going ... Read more

    Beauty care
    October 3, 2010 at 04:26 PM
  • Laser Hair Removal

    Caution is required Contraindications to Laser hair removal Among the various existing hair removal techniques, laser hair removal is becoming much more ... Read more

    Beauty care
    June 16, 2015 at 05:14 AM
  • Medical problems encountered during pregnancy

    Back pain Nausea and morning sickness Tips for reducing the feeling of nausea Haemorrhoids Tips Tiredness Varicose veins Cramps Sleep disorders In ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    December 19, 2013 at 09:18 AM
  • The Montignac diet

    Restricted foods and those authorised under certain conditions Authorised food Positive aspects of the diet Negative aspects of the diet The Montignac diet is a variation of the combined food diet . The aim is to avoid combining foods rich ... Read more

    Diets
    November 3, 2010 at 03:54 PM
  • The Weight Watcher diet

    Positive aspects of the diet Negative aspects of the diet The 'Weight Watcher' diet was developed in the United States in the 1960s. This diet recommends a varied and well balanced intake of food, and encourages regular exercise. This ... Read more

    Diets
    November 3, 2010 at 05:02 PM
  • The Okinawa diet

    Authorised food Forbidden food or food consumed in small quantities The inhabitants of the archipelago of Okinawa in Japan have the longest life expectancy in the world as well as the most number of elderly aged 100 or more. In addition, ... Read more

    Diets
    November 5, 2010 at 02:43 PM
  • Choosing a Nutritionist

    Why consult with a nutrition specialist? Dietician or Nutritionist Qualities of a good nutritionist The first consultation is crucial Why consult with a nutrition specialist? By consulting a nutritionist you can increase your chances of ... Read more

    Diets
    November 11, 2010 at 04:44 PM
  • Nutrition of the elderly: helping them to grow old gracefully

    Ageing: an embrittlement but not a disease Hydration is often badly estimated Units of hydration Proteins: increase the quantity! Encourage the elderly to move Very useful recommendations 1.500 Kcal/day: a daily minimum caloric intake Not ... Read more

    Nutrition
    April 11, 2010 at 01:49 PM
  • 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
  • Truncus arteriosus

    The following recommendations concern persistent truncus arteriosus a long-term disease, and aim at improving the way in which patients suffering from this complex congenital heart disease are dealt with. Definition Diagnostic Clinical ... Read more

    Pathologies
    April 11, 2010 at 02:06 PM
  • Swinging: a depraved habit or an evolution in sexual practices?

    Some essential advice before trying this experience Swapping partners and feeling libertine attracts each year more and more followers. This passion is facilitated by the development of Internet. Is it better to go to a swinging club or to ... Read more

    Sexuality
    April 11, 2010 at 04:36 PM
  • Sex scams

    Penis enlargement Creams to enhance sex Illicit Substances Sex therapy General advice Sex can be exploited. There is a large market that promises to enhance sex and pleasure. Some of these are described below: Remember, if you really have ... Read more

    Sexuality
    October 8, 2010 at 07:32 AM
  • Artificial insemination

    Artificial insemination is one of the techniques used in assisted reproductive technology, or ART. This field intervenes in the lives of certain couples, when they are not able to initiate pregnancy. After performing various exams to ... Read more

    Infertility
    November 14, 2016 at 05:46 AM
  • 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
  • Constipation: risk factors

    Gender Age Diet Physical exercise Daily lifestyle Medication Other illnesses When to consult your doctor There are several risk factors in developing constipation. These include: Gender Women are 3 times more likely to be constipation than ... Read more

    Intestinal disorders
    November 7, 2010 at 01:23 PM