This is a very important ,effective vaccine, now being made freely available to all new-Zealanders, starting the programme under the age of 27. It will greatly reduce the rate of cervical and some other cancers…
This is a complex area with many influences. This article provides an overview of some recent observational research on the topic, with guidance on interpretation .
An analysis of many studies shows evidence of benefits for overall health, including reductions in vascular problems (eg stroke) and cancer.
Strokes worldwide are a largely preventable disease. This summary of a recent study guides you on what to focus on.
Men may face a confusing choice of options for managing prostate cancer. This article summarises the latest research to help in decision making.
Early treatment of HIV important to reduce transmission
This mosquito borne virus is in the news , because of its ability to cause microcephaly in babies and the potential risks to spectators and athletes at the Rio Olympic Games .
This news will be good for parents treating young children at home. It is important to note that this applies to mild dehydration. The more severely dehydrated child may require medical assessment and further …
This is an interesting study in that it highlights potential benefits of sun exposure .This needs to be tempered with the known risk of increased skin cancers .
This is the kind of research that will bring a smile to chocolate lovers faces.
Poor dental and gum health may be an important risk factor for heart disease.
It is interesting to see some science supporting the risks of very long working hours;in this case a risk of stroke.