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Digestive Immunity: Immune system directly related to Diet and Supplements

Digestive Immunity: Immune system directly related to Diet and Supplements

July 30, 2014 | Digestion
Research now shows that the average Western diet can actually weaken the body's immune system. An impaired digestive system can result in a variety of symptoms such as gas, bloating, diarrhoea, constipation,...
Wart Treatment Options: Have you tried everything?

Wart Treatment Options: Have you tried everything?

July 29, 2014 | Skin Conditions, General
Common skin warts, also known as verruca vulgaris, are small round or oval bumps on the skin. While they are often the same color as a person's skin, they may be darker or lighter than the skin around it. A single wart may occur by itself, or they...
Early Stage Breast Cancer Treatments - An overview

Early Stage Breast Cancer Treatments - An overview

July 28, 2014 | Hormone replacement, Women's Health
Cancer is a condition in which cells escape their normal cycle of life and death. This is achieved through a system of genetic mutations and changes that allow them to become 'immortalised' (or very resistant, but not completely immune to, cell...
Meningococcal B vaccine: Approved in Australia - Should I vaccinate my child?

Meningococcal B vaccine: Approved in Australia - Should I vaccinate my child?

July 27, 2014 | Infant and Children
A brief overview of bacterial meningitis Bacterial meningitis is a severe, highly contagious, and sometimes fatal infection of the covering of the brain called the meninges. Most cases are caused by the bacterium, Neisseria meningitidis. Neisseria...
Hyperhidrosis in Adults : Current Evidence-Based Treatment Options

Hyperhidrosis in Adults : Current Evidence-Based Treatment Options

July 26, 2014 | Skin Conditions, General
Why Do Human Beings Sweat? The main purpose of sweating is the regulation of body temperature. Sweating causes a decrease in core body temperature through evaporative cooling of liquid sweat at the skin surface. All warm-blooded creatures, like...
Vomiting and Diarrhoea in Infants - Know what to do

Vomiting and Diarrhoea in Infants - Know what to do

July 25, 2014 | Digestion, Infant and Children
Vomiting and diarrhoea in infants is something that no parent wants to face, but inevitably must at some point in time. It is helpful to have an understanding of the common causes of these conditions and know the management principles that can help...
Sleep Apnoea: Are you tired even after a sleep? An undiagnosed condition

Sleep Apnoea: Are you tired even after a sleep? An undiagnosed condition

July 24, 2014 | Men's Health, Sleep Disorders, Age related illnesses, General
Sleep apnoea is when your breathing is interrupted during sleep. The interruptions can be in the form of transient cessation of breathing or shallower breathing. The interruptions may be few to many every hour of sleep. The consequence is that you...
Bladder Pain Syndrome (Interstitial Cystitis): Understanding and treating

Bladder Pain Syndrome (Interstitial Cystitis): Understanding and treating

July 23, 2014 | Pain, General
Bladder pain syndrome Bladder pain syndrome, or interstitial cystitis (BPS/IC), is a condition characterised by pain and/or other abnormalities in the course of bladder function, i.e. urination1. The symptoms may be variable between patients, and...
Snoring: A symptom not a disease, what can be done?

Snoring: A symptom not a disease, what can be done?

July 22, 2014 | Men's Health, Sleep Disorders, Age related illnesses, General
Snoring is quite common. Some estimates suggest every third man and every fourth woman snores to some degree. And it only gets more frequent with age. Snoring may be mild and harmless, but it can also have serious implications for the snorer’s...
Thyroid function: Hypothyroidism - What happens to the body?

Thyroid function: Hypothyroidism - What happens to the body?

July 21, 2014 | Hormone replacement, Heart, General, Women's Health
What happens to the body when Thyroid function declines? Thyroid hormones are produced by a fleshy gland in the neck, just in front of the voice box/Adam's apple, called the thyroid gland. Virtually every cell in the body needs thyroid hormone to...
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