Extended findings from trials that resulted in U. S. approval of the cervical malignancy vaccine Gardasil think it is extremely effective in avoiding precancerous lesions of the cervix. The vaccine prevents infection with 4 strains of the sexually transmitted individual papilloma virus (HPV), the leading cause of cervical cancer. In two studies involving nearly 18,000 […]

Our understanding of mental health is so poor that we still see mental health as a euphemism for mental illness. So says therapist Enda Murphy in the pages of his new book, Flagging the Screenager. Written by Enda and Dr Harry Barry, the book aims to guide parents as their child grows from adolescence into […]