Treatments

Alarm for bed wetting
Children's health 11 Jan 2012

Alarm for bed wetting

There are several options available for treatment of bedwetting. The use of a bed wetting alarm is generally the first step for families who are…
5-HT3 Receptor Antagonists (Serotonin Blockers)
Men's Health 30 May 2011

5-HT3 Receptor Antagonists (Serotonin Blockers)

5-hydroxytryptamine receptor antagonists (5-HT3 RAs), also known as serotonin blockers, are a group of drugs used to control nausea and vomiting.
Stainless Steel Crowns (SSC)
Children's health 17 Mar 2011

Stainless Steel Crowns (SSC)

A stainless steel crown (SSC) is a preformed metal crown used for the restoration of severely decayed milk teeth.
Quitting Smoking: Managing the Associated Weight Gain
Fitness 15 Dec 2010

Quitting Smoking: Managing the Associated Weight Gain

Weight gain can be an unfortunate side effect of quitting smoking. Many people trying to quit smoking use food as a substitute for nicotine, which…
Quitting smoking: Managing the associated mood changes
Treatments 11 Dec 2010

Quitting smoking: Managing the associated mood changes

For some, smoking is used as an avenue to relieve negative moods, to relax and reduce emotional distress. While smoking may appear to provide these…
Reconstructive Surgery: An Introduction
Children's health 17 Nov 2010

Reconstructive Surgery: An Introduction

Reconstructive surgery refers to plastic surgery which is performed on body parts which are abnormal, either in terms of their shape (disfigured) or function (dysfunctional).
Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Quitting Smoking
Cancer 26 Oct 2010

Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Quitting Smoking

Cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) is a promising psychological intervention for people who want to quit smoking because changing and restructuring thought processes, combined with new learning…
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)
Heart 15 Oct 2010

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)

Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a pharmacological intervention for smoking cessation. NRT delivers a dose of nicotine into the bloodstream which replaces the nicotine that…
Anticoagulants
Blood 04 Oct 2010

Anticoagulants

Anticoagulants are substances that work against the process of blood clotting. Normally, clotting only occurs when there is blood loss from a damaged blood vessel.…