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  • Allergies to animals

    Cats Cat cross-reactive allergies How to reduce your cat allergy Dogs Rodents Horses and ponies ... Read more

    Allergies
    April 2, 2013 at 06:03 PM
  • Food Allergies

    The occurence of food allergies have increased in the last few years, particularly in children. Severe allergies, or anaphylactic responses have also increased recently due to a range of factors. Our eating habits have changed considerably ... Read more

    Allergies
    January 29, 2018 at 03:11 PM
  • Memory Loss: Age related vs Alzheimer's Disease

    Differential Diagnosis Forgetfulness vs Alzheimer's Disease More than 50% of people over 50 years old complain of memory loss. These memory lapses are not all related to Alzheimer's disease. Differential Diagnosis It may be very difficult ... Read more

    Alzheimer's disease
    May 30, 2010 at 10:02 AM
  • Baby Checks at Birth and soon after

    Initial baby check at birth Apgar score This test checks A score of 10 A Score between 7 and 10 A score from 0 ... Read more

    Baby
    April 12, 2013 at 05:57 PM
  • Baby's development: from birth to year one

    Around 1 month Around 2 months Around 3 months Around 4 months Around 5 months Around 6 months Around 7 months Around 8 months Around 9 months Around 10 months Around 11 months Around 1 year The development of the baby differs from one ... Read more

    Baby
    June 3, 2010 at 12:52 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
  • Shaken baby syndrome

    Anatomical reasons why babies are prone to this type of accident Symptoms Behaviour to be avoided Behaviour to avoid when your baby cries Non-accidental injury ... Read more

    Baby
    October 2, 2013 at 12:17 PM
  • Presentation of CCM Health

    CCM Health is part of the CCM network and is the first help and advice community website to ... Read more

    About Us
    July 15, 2018 at 06:29 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 - Function and origins

    Building cell wall and membranes Production of bile salts Synthesis of steroid hormones Synthesis of Vitamin D Where does cholesterol come from? Cholesterol belongs to the family of lipids or fats. It is essential for building cell walls ... Read more

    Cholesterol
    November 6, 2013 at 01:38 PM
  • What to do if you forget your pill

    Combined oral-contraceptive pill (COCP) Where are you in your pack? How many pills are left in ... Read more

    Contraception
    November 15, 2013 at 07:52 AM
  • The Statistics and Diagnosis of Diabetes

    Diabetes statistics Normal blood glucose figures Diagnosing Diabetes HbA1C Diabetes Mellitus is ... Read more

    Diabetes
    March 26, 2014 at 12:06 PM
  • Diabetes treatment

    Lifestyle measures for diabetes Diabetic medicine The goal of diabetes treatment is to maintain ... Read more

    Diabetes
    March 26, 2014 at 12:08 PM
  • Cow milk allergy

    The start and disappearance of allergy to cow's milk protein The symptoms of protein allergy to cow's milk Gastrointestinal Features Other events Hospitalisation Foods containing cow's milk proteins Important advice Making a full allergy ... Read more

    Child
    July 23, 2013 at 11:51 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
  • Overview of the steps in pregnancy

    The first antenatal visit Throughout your pregnancy you will receive regular care either at the hospital, ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    June 11, 2010 at 03:24 PM
  • Pregnancy tests

    How the pregnancy test works Confirm your pregnancy as soon as possible Pregnancy tests are sold at chemists and supermarkets. The test detects chorionic gonadotropin (HGC) a hormone secreted only in pregnant women from the early ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    April 18, 2010 at 03:37 PM
  • Ectopic pregnancy

    The location of an ectopic pregnancy The diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy Symptoms of Ectopic Pregnancy Making a diagnosis Risk Factors for ectopic pregnancy Treatment of ectopic pregnancy Medical treatment Surgical treatment is considered ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    May 4, 2010 at 03:35 PM
  • Late pregnancies

    The risks of having a pregnancy later in life Lifestyles have changed dramatically over the past couple of decades with women choosing to have babies later in life. These numbers have quadrupled over the last twenty years. Women over the ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    May 6, 2010 at 03:46 PM
  • Weight, nutrition and pregnancy

    Risks for overweight or obese women The weight gain during pregnancy is gradual Monitor your diet without depriving yourself and do not eat for two Indulging and avoid excesses Food supplements or fortified products for pregnant women ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    May 9, 2010 at 03:26 PM