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  • 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
  • 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
  • Whooping cough

    Whooping cough is a very contagious bacterial infection caused by a bacterium called Bordetella ... Read more

    Child
    November 12, 2013 at 05:13 AM
  • Facial exercises

    Smile, you are developing your facial muscles Crow's feet Smoothing your forehead Vowels Keeping toned ... Read more

    Beauty care
    October 3, 2010 at 04:26 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
  • Infectious diseases during pregnancy

    German measles CMV, cytomegalovirus Screening for the CMV virus German measles German measles ... Read more

    Pregnancy
    April 28, 2010 at 09:09 AM
  • The Hollywood diet, pineapple or grapefruit

    Negative aspects of the diet In the Hollywood diet you can eat fruits at will, except bananas. The pineapple ... Read more

    Diets
    November 3, 2010 at 04:27 PM
  • Planning a Pregnancy & Pre Conceptual care

    Before and during pregnancy, the behaviour or risk situations of a woman are numerous and can have serious consequences on the embryo and foetus. Here are a few recommendations to protect the embryo, then the foetus and to ensure the best ... Read more

    Paediatrics
    April 2, 2013 at 06:36 PM
  • Sodomy Anal Penetration

    Is sodomy practiced by a great number of couples? This practice has developed with the ... Read more

    Sexuality
    March 25, 2015 at 06:06 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
  • Cycling: benefits and contraindications

    Cycling: benefits and contraindications Benefits of cycling Cardiovascular and muscular endurance Skill and ... Read more

    Sport and health
    April 2, 2013 at 06:39 PM
  • Adult bacterial Urinary Tract Infections: advice

    The Afssaps published a document on the diagnosis and the antibiotherapy of the Community ... Read more

    Treatments
    April 11, 2010 at 09:13 PM
  • Why do we perspire?

    Definition of perspiration Sudoriferous glands Localisation of the sudoriferous glands Quantity of produced sweat Thermoregulation Perspiration and smell The 2 types of sudoriferous glands Eccrine glands Apocrine glands Definition of ... Read more

    Beauty care
    October 9, 2010 at 03:54 AM
  • Fighting stretch marks

    What is a stretch mark? Appearance and localisation Prevention Treatment At home For professionals Stretch ... Read more

    Beauty care
    October 12, 2010 at 05:46 AM
  • Techniques used during pregnancy and labour

    Traditional breathing techniques used for relaxation and pain during childbirth This method relies on relaxation, and breathing exercises that helps decrease the intensity of the pain during contractions and enables you to regain your ... Read more

    Childbirth
    August 11, 2010 at 09:49 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
  • Severe Asthma: Risks, Symptoms, Treatment

    Most severe asthma attacks, and the resulting deaths, can be avoided. This FAQ will ... Read more

    Asthma
    January 29, 2018 at 01:51 PM
  • Bottle feeding baby

    Advice about bottle feeding Which formula milk should you choose for the baby? How to prepare a bottle feed Sterilising Equipment The number of bottle feeds and the quantities to give Good position for bottle feeding Cleaning the feeding ... Read more

    Baby
    April 14, 2010 at 05:24 PM
  • Hypoglycemia

    Causes of hypoglycaemia Signs of hypoglycaemia Risk factors for hypoglycaemia How to avoid hypoglycaemia Treatment of hypoglycaemia If you are diabetic, it is vital that you can recognise the symptoms of hypoglycaemia. Hypoglycaemia is ... Read more

    Diabetes
    July 30, 2010 at 06:17 AM
  • 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