Medical Statistics

  1. Smoking Prevalence in UK Films

    Smoking Prevalence in UK Films
    With it being Stoptober this month (a campaign to help smokers quit the habit for 28 days and beyond), we’re looking at how the media has or hasn’t contributed to the number of people smoking in our society by researching the level of exposure to the British audience.   From James Bond to the Marvel franchise, some of our most...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. The Biggest Threats to Men’s Health and How to Deal with Them

    The Biggest Threats to Men’s Health and How to Deal with Them
    There are all sorts of conditions which could challenge a man’s health during their life, but certain issues are more common than others. For the best chance of experiencing a long and healthy life, it’s worthwhile for men to know what are the biggest dangers they’re most likely to encounter. Past research can provide clues as to what these...
  6. Morning After Pill Statistics UK 2019 - Emergency Contraception Online by Numbers

    Morning After Pill Statistics UK 2019 - Emergency Contraception Online by Numbers
    The Emergency Contraception Capital of the UK   Manchester is the UK’s capital of emergency contraception, as data shows people are likelier to be searching for the morning after pill there than in any other city in the UK The city is closely followed by Leeds and then Oldham The biggest day for searches around the morning after pill...
  7. International Women’s Day - Your Body Your Choice

    International Women’s Day - Your Body Your Choice
    This international women’s day, we wanted to focus on women's choices when it comes to reproduction. The female reproductive system is often a topic of discussion, and usually, it's controversial. Even in the 21st century, there are politicians and religious institutes that believe a woman's body isn't her choice. There are still some places in the world where women...
  8. Sildenafil and Viagra NHS Prescription Statistics

    Sildenafil and Viagra NHS Prescription Statistics
    Sildenafil and Viagra NHS Prescription Statistics We don’t like talking about it, but 1 in 5 men will experience it. And contrary to popular belief, erectile dysfunction can affect men at any age. Survey after survey shows that most sufferers won’t go to their GP about it, despite there being plenty of treatment options available on the NHS. One such treatment...

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