Health A-Z - Conditions and treatments

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Map of Medicine

Visit the Map of Medicine guides to see the ideal, evidence-based patient journey for common conditions.

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Medicines

It's vital to know what medicines you are taking. Find out about side effects, interactions, dosages and more.

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Quick answers

Get answers to hundreds of common health questions. Select a topic:

Contraception 

Infections

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Clinical trials

You can now search clinical trials worldwide for almost every condition in A-Z. Also, read everything you need to know about clinical trials and medical research

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PIP implants

If you are concerned about French-made PIP breast implants, visit this special section to read all the latest NHS information about the issue

PIP implant information

Mental health

One in four people in the UK has a mental health problem at some point. Read up on:

Depression

Anxiety

Eating disorders

Online clinics

Get personal health advice from doctors, nurses and other specialists. Clinics open now:

Over 50 health

Cancer

Early diagnosis saves lives. Know the symptoms of the three biggest killers:

Lung cancer

Bowel cancer

Breast cancer

Helplines

Carers Direct 0300 123 1053
ChildLine 0800 1111
Samaritans 08457 909 090 
NHS111 111

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Medicines A-Z

Browse for medicines by name or condition