This article gives an overview of why medicines are taken in different ways. Advice of when to take some of the more common medications is provided in the lists at the end.
An overactive thyroid gland can lead to ill health. This article details the symptoms and treatment of the disorder.
Anxiety is a common condition which varies in intensity and severity.This article provides a good overview of the various forms it may take and descibes treatment options which may be very helpful.
Lack of menstrual periods can be a symptom of an underlying problem. This article looks at some of the causes and what treatment is available.
Sports physician Dr Ruth Highet outlines her personal approach to these common problems in athletes.
This is a heart medicine used to treat arrhythmias. This article profiles how it works and when it is recommended.
Amoxycillin is a penicillin that is used to treat a wide range of infections. This article profiles the medication, its uses, and side effects.
This method of treatment involves the insertion of pellets which deliver a radiation dose.This article outlines what is involved.
Pregnant women over 35 should consider whether to have an amniocentisis to test for fetal abnormalities. This article details the procedure, the risks and benefits.
Most women have experienced thrush at some time in their lives, and some women find it difficult to cure the condition. This article looks the current treatments available.
A sprained ankle is a common sports injury. This article outlines the recommended treatment, recovery, and the signs of a more serious injury.
Altitude sickness is a common problem for mountain climbers and travellers to some areas. A high altitude is considered any height above 2500 metres (8000 feet) because altitude sickness is uncommon at heights…