YOU may have heard of a few genetic disorders, like cystic fibrosis, Down's syndrome and haemophilia – but it's unlikely you'll know of them all, as around 6,000 of these often devastating conditions affect more than half a million people in the UK.
MY CHILD has recently been diagnosed with asthma – what's the best way of managing it? Pharmacist Francesca Brenca, says: "On average, three children in every UK classroom will have asthma, making it the most common long-term childhood medical condition.
IS TALKING to my one-year-old son in 'baby talk' good for his language development, or is it likely to have a negative effect? Mitsuhiko Ota, from Edinburgh University's School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language sciences, has just led a study into the language development of young children exposed to so-called baby talk.