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  • Marfan syndrome

    2011-02-07
    Marfan syndrome is a genetic condition that affects the body's connective tissues. An expert describes the indicators of the conditions and ...
  • First aid

    2011-02-07
    A first aid instructor explains why it is important to have some first aid skills so that you can act in a life-threatening situation or sim...
  • Building self-esteem in children

    2011-02-07
    It is important to build children's self-esteem from very early age in order for them to be able to deal with strong emotions and develop po...
  • Hirsutism

    2011-02-07
    Hirsutism causes excess hair growth in women, such as on the face and chest. An expert explains the causes or hirsutism, treatments such as ...
  • Acquired dyspraxia: Dom's story

    2011-01-24
    Dom's traffic accident caused severe head injuries and he was in a coma for several months. As a result, he was diagnosed with dyspraxia, a ...
  • Being a parent with a disability

    2011-01-24
    Reesha has two daughters Ria, 14 and Lea, 8. She also has cerebral palsy, a condition that affects movement and co-ordination. Reehsa descri...
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT)

    2011-01-24
    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is also known as hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy. An expert explains what the disease is, how it a...
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

    2011-01-24
    Prader-Willi syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes characteristics such as obesity due to an excessive appetite. A psychiatrist ex...
  • Autistic spectrum disorder: Graeme's story

    2011-01-24
    Graeme took a dyslexia test at the age of 24, which showed he had signs of autism. He describes how he was finally diagnosed with Asperger s...
  • Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

    2011-01-24
    A transient ischaemic attack (TIA), or 'mini-stroke', is caused by a temporary fall in the blood supply to part of the brain, leading to a l...
  • Gestational diabetes

    2011-01-24
    Cathy Moulton, a Diabetes UK care adviser, explains how gestational diabetes affects pregnant women. Kimberly, who was diagnosed with gestat...
  • Measles: Rachel's story

    2011-01-24
    Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can cause fever, coughing and distinctive red-brown spots on the skin. Rachel's daughter L...
  • Kidney dialysis: Matthew's story

    2011-01-13
    A kidney transplant is not suitable for everyone, and lifelong dialysis may be the only option. Head chef Matthew talks about how he juggles...
  • Disorders of sex development

    2010-12-15
    Intersex refers to conditions that cause people to be born with a mix of male and female genital features. A urologist explains different in...
  • Early menopause

    2010-11-26
    An expert explains the different types and physical symptoms of menopause, why some women experience it in early and the methods to cope wit...

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