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The pros and cons of Pethidine

29th April 2009
What is it?Pethidine is a narcotic, controlled drug, which was introduced in 1939. It's most commonly given intramuscularly by injection into the thigh or buttock, although it can also be administered intravenously. It takes around 20 minutes to take effe... Read >

5 health tips for Christmas

24th November 2008
Christmas and good health may not seem to go together particularly well, so you need to pay extra attention, if you want to stay illness-free this December. Here are 5 tips for staying healthy this Christmas.1. Reduce stressStress is one of the biggest he... Read >

How many units are you drinking?

18th November 2008
We're always being told to count our units and make sure we don't drink too much, but how many of us actually know how many units of alcohol are in our regular drinks?So, whether you're a fan of bottled beers, a glass of red or a quick gin and tonic, let ... Read >