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  1. FAQ - HPV vaccination FAQs

    09/07/19

    The pros and cons and options for vaccination against the HPV virus which causes cancers and genital warts. Since 2008, the NHS has offered a free HPV vaccine to girls and the vast majority are vaccinated. Boys are not currently vaccinated but in July 201 ... More

  2. FAQ - HPV virus FAQs

    13/07/18

    The HPV virus and the serious diseases it can cause. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name for a group of viruses that affect the skin and moist areas around the body. (It is completely different from HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.)  There are around 2 ... More

  3. FAQ - Winter colds and flu

    18/01/21

    How to deal with cold and flu this winter – and help the NHS at the same time. The NHS is under pressure. In the winter, more than ever. In winter 2017, hospitals were urged to delay non-urgent elective care (which could include a diagnosis, treatment or ... More

  4. FAQ - Loss of sex drive FAQs

    18/01/21

    Loss of interest in sex (or loss of libido) isn’t unusual. It affects up to one in five men at some point. Loss of libido is no fun. Usually, it’s short-term – after a life-changing event like pregnancy or childbirth. But if it lasts longer, it can be a s ... More

  5. FAQ - Foot Care FAQs

    29/04/16

    Whether on site or in the office, don't put your foot in it at work. If you’re on your feet most of the day at work, your legs and feet are probably the most important piece of equipment you use at work. You can replace a lost screwdriver or broken c ... More

  6. FAQ - ED drugs

    20/01/21

    FAQs on the drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence. What drugs are there for erectile dysfunction? A class of drugs called Phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE-5) inhibitors is widely used and effective. They increase the blood flow to your penis ... More

  7. FAQ - New Alcohol Guidelines FAQs

    22/04/16

    In January 2016, the recommended maximum alcohol intake for men was reduced by a third in new official guidelines. What is the new Department of Health guidance? What do the new guidelines say? The Chief Medical Officers’ guideline for both men and women ... More

  8. FAQ - How much sugar? FAQs

    19/04/16

    In July 2015 new recommendations on sugar were published. The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) final report on carbohydrates and health, published by Public Health England in July has led to new recommendations on how much sugar to eat. W ... More

  9. FAQ - Exercise FAQs

    19/04/16

    How to get active, the easy way. Don’t underestimate it. If exercise were a drug, we’d all want to take it. Exercise boosts physical and mental wellbeing and helps you live longer.  Scientists now reckon being inactive is even more of a health risk than b ... More

  10. FAQ - Bowel Cancer FAQs

    02/09/22

    You can beat this cancer by not being embarrassed to talk about it. What is bowel cancer? Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK (the third most common type in men). There are 40,000 new cases every year. Nine in ten cases are in ... More

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