A common childhood viral infection.
This is a potentially life-threatening condition of early pregnancy and all women should be aware of the symptoms. Modern treatment aims to preserve future fertility.
About 10 percent of men will get prostate cancer. This article provides an in depth look at the symptoms, treatment and the advantages and disadvantages of screening for the disease.
A febrile convulsion can be a frightening experience. Fortunately , complications are rare and the outlook is excellent for the vast majority of children affected. This article outlines important aspects and ma…
The Hepatitis B vaccine is effective against the hep B virus. This article profiles the vaccine and its side effects.
The polio vaccine protects against polio which still occurs in some parts of the world. The vaccine is recommended as part of the childhood immunisation schedule. This article profiles the vaccine and its rare …
This article outlines risk factors, symptoms , diagnosis and treatment of this form of cancer.
High cholesterol levels are linked to heart problems. This article looks at how to reduce fat in our diets and maintain a healthy heart.
Headlice have been increasing since the 1970s. They can be hard to eradicate. This article includes some suggestions for treating the problem.
Hepatitis B can lead to serious liver disease. This article offers advice on treatment and prevention of the virus.
An estimated 10 percent of sore throats are due to strep throat. This article discusses the symptoms and the controversy over the use of antibiotics to cure it.
This article gives a broad outline of the different types of brain tumours, possible symptoms and treatment .