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Mayor calls for speedy rollout of HPV vaccine to teenage boys

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Extending the HPV vaccine, to protect against cervical cancer, to teenage boys, is a "common-sense, evidence based measure", and must be "rolled out" as soon as possible.

Reports of a dramatic fall in people getting HPV vaccine

The dramatic fall in the uptake of a cancer-preventing vaccine requires urgent action for it to be addressed, the newly-formed HPV Vaccination Alliance has said.

Leading experts will address concerns over the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine in Galway

The talk, entitled The HPV Vaccine: Warts and All will take place in the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, on tomorrow August 23 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm.

Public talk on HPV vaccine next week

Leading experts will address concerns over the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine at a public talk in the city next week.

PACT promises nail fungus relief

A new type of nail fungal therapy, which has taken the world by storm, is now available in the west.

Nail fungal therapy

A new nail fungal therapy treatment known as PACT which uses a photosensitive gel combined with LED light is now available at Claregalway Foot and Laser Therapy.

Revolutionary nail fungal therapy

Nail fungal therapy which has taken the world by storm is now available at Claregalway Foot and Laser Therapy Clinic. The new and revolutionary treatment is known as PACT and uses a photosensitive gel combined with LED light.

Strong uptake of HPV cervical cancer vaccine

The Health Service Executive has published a report on the uptake rates for the 2011/2012 nationwide HPV vaccination campaign, which will help protect more than 44,000 girls from developing cervical cancer.

Early discovery the key to treating oral cancer

There are approximately 450 new cases of oral cancer diagnosed every year in the island of Ireland. This figure is comparable to cervical cancer and melanoma and it has a high morbidity rate despite advances in surgical and reconstructive techniques. There are four to five deaths for every 10 cases of oral cancer. The rates for males are three times higher than females and lifestyle plays a significant role. Smoking, alcohol, and poor diet are the major risk factors, with tobacco linked to more than 75 per cent of cases of intra oral cancer.

Foot care in the older person

Whelehans of Mullingar are introducing a reduced rate of €25 for foot treatments for over 60s with their chiropodist on Tuesday March 6.

 

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