Tag Archives: PREVENTION

Demand for mental health and suicide prevention services soars during Covid-19 pandemic

Demand for mental health supports and suicide prevention services have soared across Ireland during the 13-month Covid-19 pandemic.  he revelation from Ireland’s first Professor of Public Mental Health, Prof Ella Arensman, has verified mounting anecdotal concerns that the pandemic is having a significant mental health impact through extended isolation, lack of social interaction, financial stress… Read More »

Top Cataract Prevention Tips

Cataracts are a common eye problem that causes cloudy and blurry vision. They are prevalent in older people and often require surgery at a certain point. Despite this, it’s possible to take action early and lessen or even prevent cataracts. There are a variety of ways in which you can do this, but first, let’s… Read More »

‘Prevention is better than cure with insect bites,’ says Dr Miriam Stoppard

Hardly anyone escapes summer without suffering a few insect bites, some just irritating, some so bad they interfere with sleep, and a few serious enough to cause a full-blown allergic reaction, known as anaphylaxis. I’ve had all three over the years but my family who were staying with me in the countryside this year didn’t… Read More »

Women and Heart Disease Prevention

A woman suffers a heart attack every 90 seconds in the United States. If you think you or someone you know is having a heart attack, call 9-1-1 immediately. The good news is that if you seek help quickly, treatment can save your life and prevent permanent damage to your heart muscle. Treatment works best… Read More »

FDA Approves Merck’s Gardasil 9 for the Prevention of Certain HPV-Related Head and Neck Cancers

Print this page KENILWORTH, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE) June 12, 2020 — Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded indication for Gardasil 9 for the prevention of oropharyngeal and other head and neck cancers caused by HPV Types… Read More »