STIs increasing among gay men, according to PHE report

New statistics show that sexually transmitted infection rates amongst gay and bisexual men are spiralling across England.

A report published by Public Health England on 23 June gave a startling insight into the nation’s carefree/careless attitudes towards sex it seems, with to quote: “high levels of condomless sex” in general and “rapid” transmission of infections in HIV-positive men.

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UK seizure of £15.8 million worth of counterfeit and unlicensed medicines and devices

counterfeit drugsToday (18 June) The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced that a staggering haul of fake and unlicensed medicines and devices have been seized across Britain as part of an ongoing global operation.

The huge haul totals around £15.8 million and the seizures represent the biggest to be recorded in the UK. The types of drugs to be counterfeited include massive amounts of the usual suspects that are often imitated; erectile dysfunction and slimming pills, in addition to anaemia and narcolepsy tablets. Fake condoms and unlicensed foreign medicines were also seized.

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Quit smoking for 15 years…and it could be like you had never smoked!

quit smokingAll smokers take note: new research has shown that those successfully quit smoking for a sustained period of 15 years, can massively decrease the chance of suffering with heart failure or even dying.

U.S. Scientists made the remarkable discovery that people who stopped smoking almost two decades previously, had a comparable risk to those that had never smoked before.

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Female Viagra drug Flibanserin on the cusp of FDA approval

female viagraSince Pfizer’s male impotence wonder drug Viagra first burst onto the scene an incredible 17 years ago, it was subsequently joined by Eli Lily’s Cialis and Bayer’s Levitra by 2003.

Over the next 12 years the industry has witnessed variations on these such as the lower-strength Cialis Daily tablets for the more ‘active’ male and Levitra orodispersible tablets – especially suitable for men who aren’t comfortable with swallowing pills, wanting to take it with some discretion and without the requirement of a glass of water.

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Lazy Brits are not exercising enough, study finds

lifestyle changesNew research has painted a damning picture of Britain’s adults…Almost half of us are simply never doing any exercise.

The British Heart Foundation carried out a study and made the alarming discovery that a shocking 44% of adults do not engage in any form of moderate-intensity exercise, meaning British activity levels are shamefully amongst the worst across Europe.

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