At certain times in peoples’ lives their relationship with their doctor becomes incredibly important. Whether you are having regular check-ups during a pregnancy or are being monitored for health conditions like high blood pressure or diabetes, it is important that you feel comfortable with your doctor’s surgery. In the following video, The Guardian’s health columnist and General Practitioner Dr Ann Robinson answers your general health questions, from how to choose a doctor to what herbal supplements to take.
The Guardian’s health columnist Dr. Ann Robinson explains how to change doctors, and what factors you should consider if you are switching or choosing your new GP.
A visit to the outpatient clinic can be a confusing experience. Watch this video for tips from Dr. Ann Robinson and the importance of preparing to visit the hospital.
If you think taking a herbal supplement is good for you, then watch this video to learn the facts. Are herbal supplements safe? Herbal supplements, like vitamins, are not regulated by any official body. They can be dangerous, especially if you are on medication.
The premature death of singer Whitney Houston may have been caused by the combination of misuse of prescription drugs and alcohol. In this short film we discuss how Xanax and alcohol can cause serious health risks. Learn more about Whitney Houston’s death and the dangers of drug and alcohol misuse here.
Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba collapsed during the fa cup quarter final at White Hart Lane against Tottenham. It is reported that his heart stopped for seven minutes before his life was saved by the efforts of first responders and a consultant cardiologist who leapt down from the stands to assist. So what caused his collapse?
Is Whitney Houston the latest in a list of celebrities whose deaths were caused by legal drugs? Michael Jackson, Marilyn Monroe, Amy Winehouse and Heath Ledger all died after taking legal or prescription drugs. In this video we look at which drugs are killing the stars.
The death of Whitney Houston in the bathtub of an LA hotel room was ruled as accidental drowning which took place after the singer took cocaine. According to the coroner, Ms Houston also suffered from atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries
Ever wondered how the Paralympic games are structured so that the level of disability doesnt create an unfair advantage or disadvantage. Watch to find out the about the different categories...
Learn about the structure and future developments of Prosthetics and prosthetic limbs for both the athletes of the Paralympics and the everyday public.
Testosterone injections have hit London’s banking district! Find out about these hormone shots by watching the following video.
Weigh up the benefits and draw backs of combined methods of contraception for women!
Do you know your IUD from your IUS? Your implant from your injection? Get clued up on long acting contraceptives now!
Did you know that there is a female condom? If so do you also know what a diaphragm is? Find out more information about barrier contraceptives.
Jane Asher, president of Arthritis Care, explains how you can eat a healthy balanced diet to improve the symptoms of your arthritis.