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  • Exercise and cholesterol

    Start carefully 30 minutes walk every day Ask for medical advice Use a pedometer Do not forget to eat a healthy diet Many studies have proved that exercise plays a fundamental role in treating cardiovascular disease and controlling ... Read more

    Cholesterol
    October 18, 2010 at 04:45 AM
  • Cholesterol transport

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

    Cholesterol
    October 15, 2010 at 02:35 PM
  • The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill

    How effective is the combined pill? How does the combined pill work? Contraindications to the ... Read more

    Contraception
    April 3, 2013 at 12:57 PM
  • The Contraceptive Vaginal Ring

    How effective is the contraceptive vaginal ring? How does it work? Advantages Disadvantages and Risks Further sources on information The contraceptive vaginal ring is a flexible, transparent, plastic ring, measuring 54 mm across and is 4mm ... Read more

    Contraception
    September 2, 2010 at 05:29 PM
  • Male Sterilisation (Vasectomy)

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

    Contraception
    November 9, 2014 at 01:17 PM
  • Sweet Potatos Against Sunburn

    What is beta carotene? Two German scientists have proven the link between beta carotene and the resistance of the skin to Ultra Violet Rays. The scientists Wolfgang Köpcke of the CHU of Münster and Jean Krutmann of the Institute of ... Read more

    Beauty care
    June 16, 2015 at 05:07 AM
  • The different kinds of hair loss

    The hair follicle Pathological loss The hair follicle We have approximately a hundred thousand ... Read more

    Beauty care
    December 11, 2013 at 03:59 AM
  • Fighting against dry or fragile hair

    Why do we suffer from dry hair? Hair care Why do we suffer from dry hair? The hair follicle is composed ... Read more

    Beauty care
    December 9, 2014 at 04:39 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
  • 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 detox diet and fasting

    Risks of this diets Advice before fasting People who should avoid this diet The detox diet or fasting is currently very trendy. Its theory rests on the idea that "we clean our body and purify it from all its toxins". In this diet, solid ... Read more

    Diets
    November 5, 2010 at 04:23 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
  • Metabolic syndrome: waist circumference and heart attack risks

    Waist circumference Fat: localisation supersedes the weight Abdominal obesity: an aggravating factor Diabetes Cholesterol, arterial hypertension Measure the waist circumference: a simple gesture to carry out during a consultation Do not ... Read more

    Nutrition
    November 6, 2009 at 03:55 AM
  • 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
  • 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 the ... Read more

    Pathologies
    April 11, 2010 at 02:09 PM
  • Treatment of atrial fibrillation

    Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a long-term disease (LTD). Doctors need to know how to deal with patients affected by this heart disease. AF, which is a severe chronic disorder of the heart rhythm, affects 1% of the population, but from the age ... Read more

    Pathologies
    April 11, 2010 at 02:00 PM
  • Female sexual disorders

    Dyspareunia: Painful sexual intercourse Vaginismus Primary vaginismus Secondary vaginismus How to treat ... Read more

    Sexuality
    November 19, 2013 at 10:27 AM
  • Treatments for male sexual dysfunction

    Medical treatment: Phosphodiesterase inhibitors Injections Penile vacuums Surgery There is ... Read more

    Sexuality
    April 2, 2013 at 06:09 PM
  • Female orgasm and ejaculation

    Orgasm Female ejaculation Orgasm Some women never reach orgasm, although this can improve with ... Read more

    Sexuality
    April 2, 2013 at 08:00 PM