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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
  • Asthma: statistics and definitions

    Asthma statistics Typical asthma attack Other asthmatic symptoms which are less typical and for some can delay diagnosis Some asthmatic people never suffer from asthma attacks Identifying the symptoms of asthma Tiredness is sometimes the ... Read more

    Asthma
    December 31, 2010 at 09:00 AM
  • Breastfeeding

    Breastfeeding is best for your baby and is chosen by about half the mothers . However, for whatever reason not all mothers can manage it and they should not feel guilty or consider themselves a 'bad mother' if they do not breastfeed their ... Read more

    Baby
    June 15, 2010 at 05:42 AM
  • 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
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, GORD

    Gastroesophageal Reflux, GOR Benign symptoms of reflux More severe symptoms of reflux Coping with reflux Differences between vomiting and regurgitation Gastroesophageal Reflux, GOR More than 30% of children suffer with problems of ... Read more

    Baby
    April 12, 2010 at 09:37 AM
  • Natural Family Planning

    How effective is natural family planning? How does it work? Advantages Disadvantages Other techniques Further sources on information Natural family planning allows you to closely monitor your or your partner's menstrual cycle so you can ... Read more

    Contraception
    September 5, 2010 at 10:40 AM
  • Common Cold - Symptoms and causes

    Common Cold Causes Symptoms Complications Risk factors for acquiring a cold Treatment Recurrent runny nose symptoms Common Cold Common cold is a very common illness especially amongst children, and is the complaint that is seen most ... Read more

    Child
    November 12, 2013 at 04:12 AM
  • 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
  • DNA test: find out your baby's sex 7 weeks into the pregnancy

    Testing kits are now available in the UK to find out the sex of your baby from the seventh week of pregnancy. By sending a drop of blood , ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    April 2, 2013 at 07:59 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 vegetarian diet

    Positive aspects of the diet Negative aspects of the diet A Vegetarian diet normally excludes meat. A Vegan diet further excludes all animal proteins from the food: this diet is based on eating fruits, vegetables and cereals. It is ... Read more

    Diets
    November 5, 2010 at 03:40 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Abuse, addiction and polyconsumption: how to identify them

    Polyconsumption of pyschoactive substances Identification Intervening Reminders Assessment of gravity factors Polyconsumption of pyschoactive substances Polyconsumption of pyschoactive substances is defined by "people consuming at least ... Read more

    Pathologies
    April 28, 2015 at 05:51 PM
  • From three months, a baby has a sense of numbers

    Recent research has showed that the brain of a three month old baby reacts to numbers. All human beings, whatever their culture and education, have a concept of numbers, a capacity to perceive in a fraction of a second how many objects are ... Read more

    Paediatrics
    September 22, 2010 at 06:26 AM
  • Oesophageal Atresia

    Here are some recommendations concerning the diagnosis, care and management of children affected by the congenital malformation of oesophageal atresia (OA). The OA concerns 150 to 200 newborns each year. Definition Diagnosis Clinical ... Read more

    Paediatrics
    November 11, 2009 at 11:12 AM
  • Tips to regain sexual desire

    There are ups and downs in most relationships, and therefore there will inevitably be times when your sex life will also be affected ... Read more

    Sexuality
    April 2, 2013 at 06:11 PM
  • Treatments for male sexual dysfunction

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

    Sexuality
    April 2, 2013 at 06:09 PM