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  • Home birth

    Choosing a home birth Reasons why women choose a home birth Assessing the risks of a home birth Choosing a home birth ... Read more

    August 28, 2010 at 08:21 AM
  • The midwife

    A Doula A midwife is a specially trained healthcare professional who becomes involved with your antenatal ... Read more

    August 31, 2010 at 11:07 AM
  • Allergy to latex

    Where is latex found? People who are likely to develop an allergy to latex Reactions caused by an allergy to latex ... Read more

    December 19, 2013 at 09:08 AM
  • Sexual allergies, rare allergies and indoor plant allergy

    Sexual allergies Allergies to seminal fluid (sperm) Allergy to wine Eczema by proxy Allergy to the handle of a toothbrush Allergy transmitted by kissing Allergy to house plants The most frequent plants in question Sexual allergies There ... Read more

    December 20, 2010 at 04:59 AM
  • Allergy to medicine

    Advice when you suspect an allergy to medicine Allergy to anaesthetic medication Any medicine can cause an allergic reaction. An acute urticaria can occur within a few minutes to a few hours after taking some medicine. All forms of ... Read more

    December 20, 2010 at 05:30 AM
  • The Brain in Alzheimer's Disease

    Plaques Tangles In Alzheimer's disease, the brain is affected and starts to develop "plaques" and "tangles". The first brain cells affected are in a part of the brain called the hippocampus, which controls the memory. Plaques Nerve cells ... Read more

    Alzheimer's disease
    May 28, 2010 at 08:43 AM
  • Symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

    Memory loss: the first symptom Agnosia Reduction in Judgement Language disorders Spatio-temporal confusion Changes in Personality Apathy and Agitation Apraxia Disease Denial The symptoms of Alzheimer's disease are very important as they ... Read more

    Alzheimer's disease
    May 30, 2010 at 05:40 PM
  • Is it OK for asthmatics to do exercise?

    The importance of keeping fit and being sporty when asthmatic Advice to follow Choosing a sport when you are asthmatic It is important for all asthmatics to enjoy a normal life including doing sports and exercise. For some children and ... Read more

    January 22, 2011 at 04:27 PM
  • Tinnitus

    Who suffers with tinnitus? What causes tinnitus? What can be done about tinnitus? Further information Tinnitus ... Read more

    November 14, 2010 at 02:48 PM
  • 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

    April 12, 2010 at 09:37 AM
  • Breast Cancer

    Throughout the world, one million breast cancers are discovered each year, causing 400,000 deaths. Breast cancer is the most frequent cancer in women, accounting for approximately 45,500 cases in the UK each year. One in nine women develop ... Read more

    October 18, 2016 at 11:14 AM
  • Cancer and lifestyle factors

    10 recommendations to fight cancer Anti-cancer food Physical activity in cancer Only approximately 15% of cancers have a genetic cause . Many patients who are not predisposed to cancer genetically could probably avoid the disease by ... Read more

    June 25, 2010 at 08:00 AM
  • Presentation of, how does it work ? is part of the network, the first ... Read more

    About Us
    April 3, 2013 at 12:46 PM
  • 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

    October 16, 2010 at 02:51 PM
  • Contraceptive Implant

    How effective is the contraceptive implant? How does it work? Advantages Disadvantages and Risks Further sources on information The contraceptive implant is a small flexible plastic tube which is placed under you skin in your arm. It ... Read more

    October 29, 2013 at 10:30 AM
  • The Statistics and Diagnosis of Diabetes

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

    March 26, 2014 at 12:06 PM
  • The complications of diabetes

    Long-term Complications Statistics Atherosclerosis Microvascular problems Diabetic retinopathy Diabetic nephropathy Diabetic neuropathy Recurrent Infections Complications involving blood sugar control Hypoglycaemia Hyperglycaemia Diabetic ... Read more

    July 24, 2013 at 11:51 AM
  • Insulin treatment

    Types of insulin How to store insulin? Insulin Injection technique Blood sugar monitoring The insulin pump Insulin is routinely prescribed for people with Insulin Dependent Diabetes (Type I) and many Type II diabetics . Treatment involves ... Read more

    July 30, 2010 at 10:57 AM
  • German measles - Rubella

    German measles is a viral disease which lasts approximately for one week. Definition The rubella ... Read more

    November 10, 2016 at 06:19 AM
  • Mumps

    Mumps is an infection caused by a viral disease called paramyxovirus and most commonly affects the salivary glands and the parotid glands At which age are children affected? Symptoms Treatment of mumps Complications Orchitis Other ... Read more

    November 12, 2013 at 04:13 AM