Pregnancy and Lifestyle

Anatomy of the testes
Anatomy 26 Jun 2012

Anatomy of the testes

The testes (testicles or gonads) are the primary male reproductive organs. They produce gametes (sperm) and secrete hormones, particularly testosterone.
Alcohol Consumption: Long-Term Health Consequences
Children's health 08 Jan 2012

Alcohol Consumption: Long-Term Health Consequences

While the effect of alcohol on some health outcomes is fairly straightforward there is still much more research that needs to be done to determine…
Safe sex, alcohol and the work Christmas party
Family 08 Dec 2011

Safe sex, alcohol and the work Christmas party

Relaxing and getting to know work colleagues is a well-deserved reward for a year of hard work. But bear in mind that the combination of…
Exposure to magnetic fields in pregnancy linked to increased asthma risk
Lungs 24 Aug 2011

Exposure to magnetic fields in pregnancy linked to increased asthma risk

Women with high exposure to magnetic fields during pregnancy may have a higher risk of asthma in their children, according to a Kaiser Permanente study appearing online in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine. In this prospective study, researchers compared the daily magnetic-field exposure of 801 pregnant women in…
Diabetic eye disease: Non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy
Diseases 05 Jul 2011

Diabetic eye disease: Non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy

Non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy (background retinopathy) is the earliest stage of diabetic eye disease, causing changes in the eye's blood vessels.
Breast and nipple thrush (BNT; breast and nipple candidiasis; mammary candidiasis)
Children's health 29 Jun 2011

Breast and nipple thrush (BNT; breast and nipple candidiasis; mammary candidiasis)

Breast and nipple thrush is a yeast infection of the nipple and breast caused by the fungal organism Candida albicans. It is common with breastfeeding.
Vegetable Lasagne with a Twist
Blood 12 Apr 2011

Vegetable Lasagne with a Twist

A recipe for a calcium rich vegetable lasagna. Suitable for vegetarians, this recipe tastes fantastic served hot or cold with a side salad. Contains spinach,…
Food poisoning prevention and food safety
Cancer 30 Mar 2011

Food poisoning prevention and food safety

Food-borne diseases are diseases that are transmitted by food. Food that has been contaminated with pathogens – including micro-organisms like bacteria or toxic substances like…
Sweet potato and date salad
Blood 29 Mar 2011

Sweet potato and date salad

A deliciously healthy salad recipe packed with essential nutrients like calcium, vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids. Lisa's sweet potato salad makes a great side…