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Haemochromatosis

Haemochromatosis is an inherited condition in which the body absorbs too much iron from food, leading to a build-up of iron. Early detection and treatment can prevent complications.

Gastrointestinal Health

Itch

Itching (medical term pruritus) can be one of the most distressing physical sensations we experience.

Skin & Hair Symptoms

Toothache

The pain of toothache is caused by the exposure of tooth nerve endings - it can be a dull ache or a sharp pain.

Pain Symptoms

Iron and your body

The main role of iron in the body is in the red blood cells where it helps carry oxygen. Iron is also important for our immune systems (to fight disease), brain function and muscle strength.

Women's Health

Contraception: vaginal ring

The vaginal ring (brand name NuvaRing) is a type of hormonal contraception. When used properly, the vaginal ring is an effective and safe way of preventing pregnancy.

Women's Health

Pregnancy planning

Whether you are thinking about having a baby for the first time or have been pregnant before, with a little planning you can give yourself the best chance of a healthy pregnancy and baby.

Babies & Pregnancy

Contact dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is the result of of direct contact with a trigger substance, such as a chemical or produce such as a detergent.

Skin & Hair