Tag Archives: Increase

Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

‘The joys of walking’: Pro-pedestrian groups hope increase in strolling will last beyond pandemic

Pro-walking groups are encouraged that people have embraced strolling as a way to get out of the house while social distancing and hope that some of the changes along city streets will prove to be permanent. Apple’s Mobility Trends shows that the number of people walking has risen since the initial shutdown from the pandemic… Read More »

Dr Miriam Stoppard: Fewer teens are smoking despite vape increase

Teenagers given good health ­information, I believe, will ­always act responsibly, by and large. This is proved by ­national surveys in several countries indicating smoking among the young has ­continued to fall in recent years, ­despite a rapid growth in e-cigarette use. Health professionals have feared vaping might act as a gateway to regular smoking… Read More »