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Many pregnant women resume smoking post-birth

Posted in Smoking 04 Apr, 2016

It's a well-known fact that smoking is harmful not only for smokers, but also anyone else around them. This is especially true for pregnant women, who are carrying a new life inside. Mothers who...Read more

UK Teen Pregnancy Rates Continue To Fall

Posted in Contraception 18 Mar, 2016

According to the most recent figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), UK teenage pregnancy rates have continued to decline. In 2014, the under 18 conception rate was the lowest since...Read more

Smoking Bans Associated With Reduction In Smoking And Smoking-Related Illness

Posted in Smoking 10 Mar, 2016

When the UK smoking ban for enclosed public spaces came into effect a decade ago, it was hailed as a monumental step forward for public health. After progressive legislative restrictions over the...Read more

Half of Asthmatic Children In UK May Be Misdiagnosed

Posted in Asthma 09 Mar, 2016

Chances are you know a child with asthma ; it's one of the most common chronic diseases in childhood, affecting 1.1 million children in the UK alone. However, new research suggests that up to...Read more

Brexit would be bad for the pharmaceutical industry

Posted in General Health 08 Mar, 2016

Should we stay or should we go? The Clash asked that question in their punk rock classic , and the British government is now asking the same. The Brexit public referendum is scheduled for June...Read more

Lab-Grown Mice Sperm Show Promise

Posted in Erectile Dysfunction 04 Mar, 2016

Promising New Research with Lab-Grown Sperm While not discussed as frequently as male sexual health problems such as erectile dysfunction or premature ejaculation , male infertility is a...Read more