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Juvenile Arthritis - A clinical overview of treatment options

Juvenile Arthritis - A clinical overview of treatment options

August 27, 2014 | Pain, Infant and Children
What is Juvenile Arthritis? Juvenile arthritis is the most common paediatric soft tissue condition, affecting approximately 1 in 1000 children1. The condition is known by a number of names, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, but current...
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: What Is It and When Is It Indicated?

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: What Is It and When Is It Indicated?

August 26, 2014 | Behaviour, Depression, Infant and Children
What Is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? There are different ways to experience every situation. Our interpretations, responses, thoughts and emotions hold the key to how we approach, react and handle the events of our lives. And so the basic concept...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Definitions and Treatments

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Definitions and Treatments

August 24, 2014 | Depression, General
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a name routinely applied to a condition that is associated with the consistent, debilitating experience of lethargy, in addition to other hallmark symptoms1. This fatigue is often considered idiopathic, i.e. it is...
Restless Leg Syndrome: A full review

Restless Leg Syndrome: A full review

August 19, 2014 | Sleep Disorders, Age related illnesses, General
What Is Restless Leg Syndrome? Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a major cause of insomnia. It is a common, distressing neurologic movement disorder of the limbs characterised by discomfort of, and urge to, move the legs, primarily during rest or...
Hearing Loss - What is Hearing Loss?

Hearing Loss - What is Hearing Loss?

August 18, 2014 | Age related illnesses, Ear, Nose and Throat
Hearing loss is not a technical term and it is just what it says. It is the inability to perceive sound normally. There is no cut-off value, before which there is perfectly normal hearing and beyond which comes absolute deafness. Hearing loss always...
The Philosophy of the Alkaline Diet - A Base-ic diet

The Philosophy of the Alkaline Diet - A Base-ic diet

August 17, 2014 | Digestion
Alkaline diets are eating patterns developed to control the pH of the body and its tissues. They were developed in response to observations that the general diet of the vast majority of people (mostly in industrialised and developing countries)...
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - What you need to know

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome - What you need to know

August 16, 2014 | Infant and Children
What is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome? Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a term that has been used since the 1970s to describe the unexpected death of an infant or young child, where subsequent investigations have failed to demonstrate a cause...
7 Current and future options of insulin delivery systems - Overcoming needlephobia

7 Current and future options of insulin delivery systems - Overcoming needlephobia

August 15, 2014 | Diabetes
People with type 1 diabetes and some with type 2 diabetes must receive insulin delivery in order to process the sugars they eat. Unfortunately, insulin is not available in an oral medication because the acids and enzymes in the digestive system...
6 sexually transmitted diseases explained

6 sexually transmitted diseases explained

August 14, 2014 | General
Sexually transmitted diseases are poorly discussed in most populations as a result of the sensitivity of the subject matter. Here we will detail a list of 6 more common sexually transmitted diseases, a basic understanding of what they are and...
Poor Gut Health and Autoimmune Diseases: An emerging research area

Poor Gut Health and Autoimmune Diseases: An emerging research area

August 13, 2014 | Digestion, General
Understanding the process of protein digestion and autoimmune diseases New research is currently being investigated assessing the role of poor protein metabolism associated with autoimmune diseases. Proteins are large molecules found in a variety of...
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