Tag Archives: Health

Coronavirus’s public health fear factor

The COVID-19 epidemic has shattered the idol of data-driven, evidence-based medical and public health practices that emerged in the 1990s. Had we stuck to an evidence-based model, we would have never ventured beyond three understandable, sustainable, fiscally sensible tactics that apply to all respiratory infections: Stay home when you are sick — even with a… Read More »

Irish pharmacies encouraging men to speak up during International Men’s Health Week

This week is International Men’s Health Week, so the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) has encouraged men to visit their local pharmacy for practical advice on a range of topics from health issues to fitness and nutrition. According to community pharmacist and IPU member Tomás Conefrey, “Men can often ignore concerns and miss signs of potentially… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

Men’s health awareness

Men’s health has become a well-documented and talked about area of interest, especially in June when National Men’s Health Week is celebrated.¹ In order to maintain the highest quality of life, there are several steps men can take to improve their health. Being up to date with preventative healthcare and leading a healthy lifestyle are key.  Office… Read More »