10 December 18

Coughing is a common reflex, which can indicate other more serious problems. We look at the diagnosis and the treatments.

10 December 18

A cough is a reflex action to clear your airways of mucus and irritants such as dust or smoke. It's rarely a sign of anything serious. A "dry cough" means it's tickly and doesn't produce any Read

10 December 18

Influenza is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system, including your nose, throat, bronchial tubes and lungs.

28 June 18

Up to 28% of the population suffer some type of allergy, so what does cause allergic reactions?

30 May 18

Depomedrone is a corticosteroid medicine used to reduce inflammation in a variety of conditions that provoke an inflammatory response. 


Depomedrone is an Read
30 November 17

Cholesterol is a waxy substance that's found in the fats (lipids) in your blood. While your body needs cholesterol to continue building healthy cells, having high cholesterol can increase your Read

28 November 17

Worms that infect humans can be divided into three groups:

Roundworms, whipworms, hookworms



A patient with a mild infection may not show any symptom. Read

16 November 17

Measles is a common childhood disease that now can be prevented with a vaccine. Signs and symptoms of measles include cough, runny nose, inflamed eyes, sore throat, fever and a red, blotchy skin Read

27 October 17

Chickenpox was once considered a rite of passage for most children, before the vaccine became available. However, when chickenpox does occur, it's highly contagious among people who aren't immune Read

20 October 17

When to call the GP - For the Parents of Baby's