Calcium carbonate provides relief from heartburn

2014-07-09 13:32

Does heartburn keep you from living life to its fullest? A calcium carbonate antacid may be the answer to your woes.

Levodopa beats newer drugs for Parkinson's

2014-06-12 11:22

The dopamine drug levodopa still outperforms newer medications for the long-term care of people newly diagnosed with Parkinson's.

New thyroid cancer drug shows promise

2014-06-02 11:54

A new drug, lenvatinib, is showing promise in the treatment of radiation-resistant thyroid cancer.

Why was Oscar vomiting?

2014-03-10 15:05

Oscar Pistorius was vomiting constantly during the pathologist’s testimony in his trial on Monday. After seeing some pictures of Reeva's body, he started vomiting again on Thursday.

Inadequate treatment leads to chronic migraines

2013-07-01 10:43

People who receive inadequate treatment for acute migraine headaches are more likely to develop chronic migraines, according to a new study.

The ‘joys’ of pregnancy

2013-03-14 11:45

When you’re too busy with nausea, pain and discomfort to ‘glow’.

How can I know I'm pregnant?

2012-03-13 13:54

Some typical signs that you may be pregnant.

Could I be pregnant?

2011-02-04 07:52

Hot flushes, funny smells – unusual bodily reactions could be very early signs of pregnancy.

Travel first aid kit

2010-09-22 11:15

Be prepared for most travel emergencies this festive season.

Preggy pampering - rite of passage!

2010-07-21 10:06

When the body goes through so many changes, a little pampering is deserved.


POTS disease severely impacts quality of life

2014-06-17 13:52

Postural tachycardia syndrome causes a racing heartbeat when people stand up and occurs mainly in young well-educated women.

New drug cures constipation caused by painkillers

2014-06-10 16:18

The new once-daily drug naloxegol showed rapid and sustained improvement in constipation for patients taking narcotic painkillers.

Symptoms of migraine

2014-05-30 12:45

Migraines are severe headaches, experienced as an intense throbbing pain that can last up to 72 hours.

Simple vision test spots 79% of concussions

2014-02-27 14:43

A simple vision test was able to detect 79% of concussions among American college athletes followed over a season.

Obesity may increase migraine risk

2013-06-27 09:39

A study found that the risk for migraine rose with body weight, especially in younger women and whites.

And baby makes five... but sadly Kate suffers from hyperemesis gravidarum again

2012-12-04 10:40

Will and Kate have just announced they're expecting their third child but Kate will once again have to tough it out with the medical condition known as hyperemesis gravidarum.

Good morning, sickness

2011-04-29 08:53

The second trimester dawns, so when does all that promised blooming begin, asks Suki Lock.

Bleeding in pregnancy

2010-10-15 12:56

Too scary to think about, but it does happen. Pregnant midwife Sally-Jane Cameron looks at the causes.

‘Pregnancy is killing my sex life’

2010-08-30 13:25

Nausea does nothing to spark passion, says this third-time preggie mom.

Don't let the bugs bite

2010-07-14 13:30

What you didn’t know about insect infections.

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