FREE HPV vaccine for Boys and young men
There has been an awareness campaign by the government recently about Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and an increased funding for its vaccines (called Gardasil) for both boys and girls. So let’s learn about it.
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) is one of the most common medical conditions. Whilst, it is not a disease in itself, it is a major contributor to heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and dementia. Lifestyle changes including stress management, salt reduction, weight control and a healthy diet with plenty of fruit and vegetables greatly help, but many people require medication to control their blood pressure.
Hepatitis is often mentioned in the media. Hepatitis is a cluster of diseases characterised by inflammation of the liver. This large organ performs many essential functions in the human body, including filtering the blood, making proteins and hormones, storing vitamins and detoxifying the body. Alcohol, obesity, certain medications and chemical injury can cause a noninfectious hepatitis resulting in poor liver function. The most common types are Hepatitis A, B and C- three unrelated viruses.