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What causes blue fingernails? Sometimes it's more than just the cold. Learn more here.
Strawberry tongue is a symptom of a number of conditions that result in the tongue becoming swollen, red and bumpy.
Signs and symptoms associated with fever
Fever is normally accompanied by various other symptoms. Here's what to look out for ...
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The emotion that increases smoking cravings
New research by Harvard University links a single emotion to increasing addictive behaviour, particularly when it comes to smoking. Find out what this here.
Pregnant or planning to be? Nutrition is WAY more important than you may realise
Pregnant or planning to be? While malnutrition is often a problem in the developing world, a recent analysis of studies shows that women may not be meeting the requirements of a healthy, nutritious diet, both before and during pregnancy.
What happens when half of the brain is removed?
In an intriguing study, researchers examined six adults who underwent hemispherectomies (i.e. surgery to remove one side of their brain). These procedures were performed during childhood to reduce epileptic seizures. What they found surprised them...
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What is considered a normal blood sugar level?
It is important to know what a healthy blood sugar level is and what is considered high and low blood sugar...find out more about these factors here...
Types of swelling and lumps in the body
There are a variety of different lumps, bumps and swellings that originate from beneath the skin's surface. Here are some common lumps and bumps that occur in various parts of the body ...
STD testing and at home STD test options
Everything you need to know about STD testing - including anonymous std test and at-home options
Genital herpes symptoms
Signs and symptoms of genital herpes may appear within a few days following initial contact. Here's how to recognise them.
Breast implant types, shapes and textures
There are several options available to a woman when it comes to the type, shape and texture of breast implant which may be used. Here are the pros and cons of each ...
Side effects and complications of Botox
The side effects of Botox typically include swelling and bruising at the injection site. Some of the complications of Botox are often more complex...
Breast Lift (Mastopexy)
A breast lift is a plastic surgery procedure designed to restore and reshape the breasts. Find out all you need to know here ...
What risk factors and complications are associated with liposuction?
Liposuction is considered a major surgical procedure and thus, comes with certain risk factors and potential complications to take into consideration. Here's what to keep in mind...
Rhinoplasty (Nose Job)
Are you keen to have a 'nose job'? Whether for functional or purely aesthetic reasons, there's plenty to consider before having a rhinoplasty procedure. Here's everything you need to know ...
Filler treatment safety, risk factors and complications
Filler treatment is reasonably safe, but does carry some degree of risks and potential complications. Here's what you should know before booking an appointment ...
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What to expect during life insurance physicals and medical exams
If you've applied for life insurance you may be required to undergo a routine physical or specific medical examination. Here's why and what to expect.
Dealing with difficult family members over the holidays
The Holiday Season is fast approaching - does the thought of toxic family members fill you with dread? Here's how to deal with it all.
Types of stretch marks
Learn more about the types of stretch marks, what causes them and the best ways to deal with them.
Apple cider vinegar dosage
Apple cider vinegar should always be diluted to prevent health complications, but there are some other recommendations in place...
Why added sugars may trigger depression symptoms
We're constantly warned that added sugars cause weight gain but mounting evidence indicates that they may trigger depression symptoms too.
Isolation Exercises vs. Compound Exercises
Learn the difference between these types of exercises AND which ones are best to achieve your fitness goals.
What are sunless tanning injections and are they a safer option
We explore tanning injections and how safe they actually are and the effects they may have...
Pregnancy & Fertility
Stages of Pregnancy
A look at the various stages of pregnancy and what to expect from week to week during this exciting time.
Egg freezing FAQs
What risks are involved? Is egg implantation painful? How long can eggs remain frozen? Find answers to these questions here ...
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)
An in-depth look at PCOS and how it can influence the odds of conceiving.
One of the initial signs of pregnancy is morning sickness, also known as nausea / vomiting of pregnancy (NVP). What is it exactly and should you worry about the health of your pregnancy or developing baby?
Debunking fertility myths
Some things are simply just not to be believed when it comes to fertility. Here we debunk some common myths about fertility ...
Which birthing option is best?
How you deliver your baby is a very personal decision. If you have the choice, what is best for you may not be the same for another. Here are things to consider about which options are best ...