Hypnosis is often used to help people give up smoking, to lose weight and increase self esteem. This article describes the theories and evidence behind its use.
A mitral valve prolapse can cause a heart murmur, and can be serious in some cases. This article outlines the levels of severity.
Pneumonia is still a serious illness despite the widespread use of antibiotics. This article outlines the different types of pneumonia, the symptoms, and how it is treated.
Food safety can help to prevent many cases of food poisoning. This article looks at correct food handling, storage and cooking methods.
This article provides handy tips on compiling a first aid kit for travel in overseas countries.
A facelift is a popular cosmetic surgery procedure to reverse signs of ageing. This article looks at the different types of facelifts and possible complications that can arise.
Child abuse and neglect is a serious issue. This article looks at the signs of physical and sexual abuse, and explains how you can help to make children safe.
This article provides a thorough overview of developmental stages in children. It looks at delays in children's development, the risk factors for delays, and what tests are used to assess a child's progress.
A grizzly baby can be extremely stressful for parents. This article looks at possible causes of crying in infants, and when to seek help.
This article profiles a range of important medications known as disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs).
Spacers are used to help get more asthma medication into the lungs. They are helpful for both children and adults. This article profiles the devices and how they should be used.
Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure to remove unwanted fat. This article details the procedure and looks at possible complications.