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  • How to avoid excessive perspiration

    Good personal hygiene Drink a lot to help prevent the consequences of perspiration Shoes and socks Walk barefoot as often as possible ... Read more

    Beauty care
    August 23, 2014 at 05:57 PM
  • 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
  • How to carry out weaning?

    Breast feeding and/or bottle-feeding is recommended up to 6 months, before this, your baby's digestive system is still developing and introducing foods earlier can risk infections and allergies. If your baby is showing signs of hunger then ... Read more

    Baby
    July 24, 2013 at 11:52 AM
  • Cancer screening tests

    Blood Tests Full Blood Count (FBC) Tumour markers Other blood tests Cervical smear Endoscopy Radiology Ultrasonography Mammography Biopsy Computerised Tomography (CT Scan) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI scan) Blood Tests Your GP or ... Read more

    Cancers
    January 26, 2011 at 04:24 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mesotherapy for losing weight or reducing cellulite: a scam?

    Dangers of mesotherapy Mesotherapy consists in injecting homeopathic medicine under the skin. Originally this method was used to ... Read more

    Diets
    November 12, 2010 at 03:29 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
  • 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
  • Xeroderma Pigmentosum

    Statistics Symptoms Investigations and Diagnosis Management Follow-up Sources Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP) is a rare genetic disease where your skin damages easily by UV light and is unable to repair itself. XP patients also can develop eye ... Read more

    Pathologies
    November 12, 2013 at 04:35 AM
  • Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in children

    This page offers some recommendations on how to care for children suffering from this rare disease, the idiopathic nephrotic syndrome, a long-term illness. Definition Therapeutic education Lifestyle Diet Treatments Symptomatic treatment ... Read more

    Paediatrics
    November 9, 2009 at 10:05 AM
  • Male sexual disorders

    Statistics What is a normal erection? Causes of erectile dysfunction Medical Causes Other Causes Premature ejaculation Erectile dysfunction is the medical term used for not being able to get or maintain an erection, making it difficult to ... Read more

    Sexuality
    February 8, 2011 at 07:29 PM
  • Fellatio

    According to a recent investigation, 80% of men and women practice fellatio. Fellatio, kissing the sex, consists in ... Read more

    Sexuality
    April 11, 2010 at 04:25 PM
  • Choose your sport carefully

    Enjoy yourself first Don't rush: try several different sporting activities before making a decision Don't force yourself Playing team sports Exercising in a gym Exercising alone The outdoors and nature Enjoy yourself first ... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 2, 2013 at 06:38 PM
  • Developing one's abdominal muscles

    Developping abdominal muscles Developping the major abdominal muscles Stimulate the oblique muscles and refine your waist and silhouette Tips ... Read more

    Sport and health
    November 7, 2013 at 11:15 AM
  • The causes of female infertility

    Genetic abnormalities Fallopian tube disorders Ovulation disorders Cervical mucus disorders Diethylstilbestrol Genetic abnormalities Turner's syndrome is an inherited condition where the ovaries are completely absent and hence no eggs can ... Read more

    Infertility
    October 1, 2010 at 12:10 PM
  • The assessment of female infertility

    Temperature Gynaecological examination Hormonal blood tests Hysterosalpingography (HSG) Laparoscopy Endometrial biopsy If you have not been able to become pregnant within one year, your GP may initiate some investigations for you and your ... Read more

    Infertility
    October 2, 2010 at 06:05 AM