Heat, chemicals and a poor diet may all cause hair damage and hair loss. It may also be a symptom of some health problems, or an adverse effect of some medicines.
Factors that can cause unhealthy or unsightly nails include poor hygiene, infections, trauma, underlying health problems, and poor nutritional status.
German measles (or Rubella) is a common, mild, contagious viral infection which mainly affects children. However, it can cause major complications to an unborn child if contracted during pregnancy.
Measles is highly contagious and is a very severe childhood disease rarely contracted by adults. Immunisation is now recommended for all children as this disease can have serious complications. This is an infectious viral disease, characterised by small red dots that occur all over the body.