Symptoms of COVID-19, caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus, include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Find out how to protect yourself.
Foot pain may be in the arch of the foot, along the outer side of the foot, on the sole or in the ball of your foot, or in the toes, heels or ankles.
Leg ache or leg pain is a symptom with many possible causes, that may involve muscles, nerves or blood vessels.
As people age, their bone mineral density decreases, leading to an increased risk of osteoporosis.Seniors' Health
Glucosamine and chondroitin have been widely promoted as dietary supplements for osteoarthritis, but do they work?Complementary Medicine
The painkilling effects of NSAIDs begin quickly, but the anti-inflammatory effect takes longer. Common NSAIDs include ibuprofen, naproxen, ketoprofen and mefenamic acid.Medicines
A PET (positron emission tomography) scan can be used to monitor small functional changes over time and even assess your response to treatment.Tests & Investigations
Liver disease doesn't usually cause any symptoms until the damage to the liver is fairly advanced. Here are 9 signs your liver may be struggling.Gastrointestinal Health
Although a white-tail spider bite can be painful and cause temporary skin irritation, experts say it’s very unlikely to cause skin ulcers and slow-healing wounds.Allergy
Aspirin is used to treat pain and fever and also has a role in preventing heart attacks and strokes. Find out the side effects and who should not take aspirin.Medicines
Cryptosporidium is a microscopic parasite that can infect the intestines and cause gastroenteritis symptoms such as watery diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, nausea and vomiting.Gastrointestinal Health
Bed bugs are small parasitic insects that feed on human blood by biting the skin. Their bites are small, red itchy bites on areas of skin exposed while you are sleeping.Skin & Hair
Stress affects different people in different ways - genetics and your life experiences play a part in how it affects you, and how you cope with it.Mental Health
Amnesia means loss of memory. Transient global amnesia is a sudden temporary episode of memory loss, characterised by the person repeating questions.Seniors' Health Symptoms
Our consumption of free sugar has tripled since 1960, with soft drinks, energy drinks, fruit juice and cordial the most significant sources. The World Health Organization recommends free sugars be less than 10% of your total energy intake - that's 6 teaspoons per day for women and 9 teaspoons for men.Nutrition & Weight
Syphilis is a highly infectious sexually transmissible infection. It usually starts with a painless sore on the genitals called a chancre.Sexual Health
Bursitis is inflammation of the soft tissue space between joints, usually caused by overuse, or when a joint is under pressure for extended periods.Exercise & Fitness
Pubic lice are also known as crabs. They are small parasites which can live in pubic hair, as well as the hair of the eyebrows and eyelashes.Sexual Health
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a progressive and painful condition where the median nerve is compressed as it passes through the carpal tunnel.Skin & Hair
Restless legs syndrome causes unpleasant sensations in the legs and an irresistible urge to move the legs, making it difficult to sleep.Pain
Corticosteroids are medicines used to treat inflammation. Depending on the condition, steroid injections can relieve pain for several weeks to months.Medicines Pain
Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease caused by a viral infection. Most children with chickenpox develop an itchy rash that lasts for about 10 days.Kids' & Teens' Health
Ringworm is a type of tinea - a fungal skin infection. The main symptom of ringworm in humans is round patches of dry, scaly, red skin.Skin & Hair
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