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  1. How to Tell if You Need Flu Treatment

    How to Tell if You Need Flu Treatment
      Nobody enjoys being ill, especially during the winter when it can be a struggle to get warm at the best of times.  Most of the time, a scratchy throat and blocked nose can be explained by the common cold virus, and you should be back to normal within a week. However, there are times that it can be difficult...
  2. The Flu Jab – Why You Should Have it This Winter

    The Flu Jab – Why You Should Have it This Winter
    Winter is only just around the corner, and it’s the season for cold weather, festivities, and wrapping up warm. But before you start getting cosy and turning up the thermostat at home, there’s something else you should think about first. Winter is also the season that flu is rife. The common viruses spread easy in cold temperatures, and flu season...
  3. Injections That Can Help With Weight Loss

    Injections That Can Help With Weight Loss
    Headline news this week revealed that obesity isn’t caused by a lack of willpower. The new discovery comes from the British Psychological Society who suggest that modern sedentary lifestyles, genetic dispositions, socioeconomic factors, and even fat-shaming all play a part in the nation’s obesity crisis. The breakthrough research introduces the idea that willpower on its own isn’t always enough...
  4. Weight loss Injections Side Effects and How to Deal With Them

    Weight loss Injections Side Effects and How to Deal With Them
      Weight loss injections are growing in popularity as a treatment for obesity, and results show that they’re effective, with most patients losing over 5% of their initial starting weight within 12 weeks of treatment. However, it can be easy to forget that they’re prescription medicines and can cause side effects that might not be pleasant. Side effects are...
  5. HIV statistics UK 2019 - HIV Diagnosis Figures

    HIV statistics UK 2019 - HIV Diagnosis Figures
    On 03/09/2019, Public Health England (PHE) published the latest data sets for HIV trends. These included figures from the beginning of January 2018 to the end of December 2018, as well as the trends for previous years, dating back to 2009. Whilst we were unable to analyse the data in terms of upper-tier local authorities (UTLA) as we did...
  6. Male Pattern Baldness

    Male Pattern Baldness
    Losing hair is a completely natural and normal part of life, in fact, we shed 50-100 hairs per day on average without even noticing, but what happens when your hair loss becomes obvious?   Male pattern baldness, also known as androgenetic alopecia, is the most common form of hair loss in men, affecting around 50% of males over the...
  7. PrEP Statistics

    PrEP Statistics
    PrEP Facts and Statistics PrEP is a ground-breaking drug that can potentially put an end to new HIV diagnoses worldwide. It stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis and has been licensed for the prevention of HIV since 2012. In the following years, we’ve seen instances of HIV decline in areas where PrEP is available, but unfortunately, not everyone has access to...
  8. HIV Statistics UK

    HIV Statistics UK
    HIV Statistics UK In January this year, the UK’s Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, pledged to end HIV transmission by 2030, meaning that the country has 11 years to bring the rate of new diagnoses down to zero, but how close to this figure are we all ready? Data from HIV Prevention England states that during 2017, there were 4,393...
  9. How to Last Longer in Bed

    How to Last Longer in Bed
    How to Last Longer in Bed   If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you’re struggling with some sexual problems that cause you to finish during sex sooner than you or your partner would like. Depending on the issue, you might either struggle to keep an erection or ejaculate soon into sex. If you relate to the latter, it...
  10. Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day

    Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day
    Most people will suffer from back pain from time to time, but it's rarely anything serious. Most types of back pain that the majority of people experience can go away either on its own, or with painkillers, physiotherapy and gentle exercise, but there are times that none of these things can help. For spinal cord injuries awareness day, we’re...

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