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12 December 2004

I have a thyroid problem and have to take thyroxin. What causes thyroid problems?

12 December 2004

Is it normal for you to have a body temperature lower than 36.7celsius ?

12 December 2004

What ingredients go into antibiotics, and how do they work?

12 December 2004

Some roofs have clean lines across them caused by copper cables that have been lain across them in the past. Why?

05 December 2004

I have a blocked eustacian tube. How did this happen and how can I clear it?

05 December 2004

Why do babies get jaundice when they are born, and why does a session on a sun bed help get rid of it?

28 November 2004

I had syphilis about 40 years ago. Why can I not give blood, and why am I now allergic to penicillin?

28 November 2004

Why does Indian tonic water stop restless legs?

21 November 2004

Can aspartame, the food sweetner, cause or worsen epilepsy?

31 October 2004

How do antidepressants work?

17 October 2004

why don't I get tired?

17 October 2004

What causes narcolepsy?

17 October 2004

Why don't I ever dream?

17 October 2004

I'm getting less and less sleep due to back pain and recently I developed red and dry eyes - what can you...

17 October 2004

I've been diagnosed with a phase delay sleep disorder following Glandular Fever, and I've tried various ways...

17 October 2004

is it true that people in Switzerland get the day off if their biorhythms go off kilter?

17 October 2004

What causes sleep apnoea?

10 October 2004

my father had a stroke 6 years ago, I'm very interested in cell transplant treatments. How far has this treatment...

10 October 2004

an alternative to aspirin. I was wondering if it's safe to take it all the time?

10 October 2004

I came back from holiday and thought it would be nice to keep the suntan topped up. Although you're advised to...

10 October 2004

what is a stitch, what causes it and how can we deal with it?

10 October 2004

If your eyes respond to light, then how can you see black?

10 October 2004

what causes hydrocephalus in babies, babies with large heads?

10 October 2004

What causes bad breath? I had a bad stomach and bad breath yesterday - could they be linked?