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5 health benefits of caffeine

It does more than just waking you up in the mornings<p>While caffeine often seems to attract bad press, sensible amounts are actually good for you. …

9 sneaky symptoms of thyroid problems

Your thyroid may be small, but it has a major impact on your entire body.<p>Your thyroid may be small, but the butterfly-shaped gland at the base of …

The best sun creams for summer sun protection

We've rounded up the top sun creams for every budget.<p>When the sun shines, it's tempting to go outside without any sun protection. But before you take …

10 allergy myths debunked

Clearing up the fact from fiction, so you get the most effective treatment<p>Not only are allergies on the rise, misinformation about allergic reactions …

How to perfect the baby bedtime routine

5 tips on getting your baby to sleep happily, every night<p>Perfecting your baby's sleep routine can be tricky, especially when you're surviving on just …

How to perfect the baby bedtime routine

5 tips on getting your baby to sleep happily, every night<p>Perfecting your baby's sleep routine can be tricky, especially when you're surviving on just …

Tetracycline: an antibiotic used to treat acne

Everything you need to know about taking a course of tetracycline for acne, rosacea or bacterial infections<p>What is tetracycline used for?<p>Tetracycline …

Immune System

7 lessons parents need to survive exam season

Here's how to keep everyone calm and positive<p>In <i>The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy</i>, we're told that, as a child, Zaphod had been diagnosed with …

Parenting

Skin-Like Discharge During Pregnancy: What Is It?

All pregnant women experience vaginal discharge. Here's why you shouldn't panic (but don't ignore it either).<p>Vaginal discharge is not only harmless …

Oxytetracycline: an antibiotic used to treat acne

Everything you need to know about taking a course of oxytetracycline for acne, rosacea or bacterial infections<p>What is oxytetracycline used …

When is the best time to get pregnant?

Learn about the fertile window, and the time of the month you're most likely to conceive.<p>Whether you're actively trying to conceive or use a form of …

Morning after pill side effects: What to expect after taking ellaOne or Levonelle

This form of emergency contraception is 95 per cent effective.<p>If you've had unprotected sex and don't want to be pregnant, the safest option is to …

Mianserin: an antidepressant

Everything you should know about this treatment for depression<p>What is mianserin used for?<p>Mianserin hydrochloride is a tetracyclic antidepressant …

4 dangerous skin cancer myths you need to stop believing

It still kills thousands of people a year, but the vast majority of cases are easily preventable<p>More than 15,000 new cases of malignant melanoma are …

Lymecycline (Tetralysal): an antibiotic used to treat acne

Everything you need to know about taking lymecycline<p>What is lymecycline used for?<p>Lymecycline is a tetracycline-type antibiotic that is most often …

Trimipramine

We explain everything you should know about taking this antidepressant<p>What is trimipramine used for?<p>Trimipramine maleate is a tricyclic …

Imipramine

Imipramine is an antidepressant medicine sometimes prescribed to treat bedwetting in children - what should you know about it?<p>What is imipramine used …

Doxepin capsules

We look at the things you should know about taking this antidepressant medicine<p>What is doxepin used for?<p>Treating depression. Doxepin has a sedative …

Nortriptyline

Nortriptyline is an antidepressant medicine that is sometimes also prescribed to treat nerve pain - we look at everything you should know about …

6 questions you'll Google in the first weeks of your baby's life

Don't panic, we may be able to help<p>The first few weeks with a newborn can be overwhelming, especially for first-time parents. It's easy to feel out …

Quiz: What irritates your baby's skin?

Do you know which of these is fact or fiction?<p>Your baby's body is incredibly sensitive, so it's no surprise that we're constantly on the lookout for …

Skin Care

What Is the Lectin-Free Diet?

Some food experts say lectins are making you fat and sick. But here's what you should know before you try a lectin-free diet.<p>As the gluten debate …

HPV vaccine (Gardasil)

The HPV vaccine is given to genital warts and cancers caused by the sexually-transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) - we explain everything you need …

Fucithalmic eye drops (fusidic acid 1%)

These antibiotic eye drops are only available on prescription, we explain everything you should know about using Fucithalmic eye drops to treat your …

Lofepramine

Lofepramine is an antidepressant medicine - we look at everything you should know about taking it<p>What is lofepramine used for?<p>Treating depression.<p>How …

Fluanxol (flupentixol)

We look at everything you need to know about this treatment for depression<p>What is Fluanxol used for?<p>Treating depression, either with or without …

High Blood Pressure

10 unusual things you could be allergic to

You may not have thought of these less obvious allergies<p>Sniffles, sneezing, runny nose—if this sounds like you every spring, you're far from alone. …

Is it possible to get pregnant two days before your period?

Whether you're trying to conceive or aren't ready for a baby, here's what you need to know about your fertility window.<p>You probably have lots of …

Oilatum shower gel

Everything you need to know about using this moisturising shower gel<p>What is Oilatum shower gel used for?<p>This shower gel is used instead of soap when …

Oilatum junior bath additive

Everything you need to know about adding this bath oil to your child's bath<p>What is Oilatum junior bath additive used for?<p>This moisturising bath oil …