The average female life expectancy is increasing, and women can expect to spend about 30 years of their lifetime in the menopause. Studies estimate about a third of the total living women population are in the menopause. If not well managed, menopausal symptoms often lead to a poor quality of life.
The human papilloma virus (HPV) commonly affects humans, and is usually transmitted sexually. But most HPV infections are temporary and have little longterm health effects. Majority of people clear the virus within 2 years. It is only in cases where the virus persists that untoward health effects usually manifest. Some HPV strains are associated with cancers of the cervix, vagina, vulva, penis, anus and even cancers of the throat.
The festive season is already with us, there is going to be lots of wining and dining in the next couple of weeks. However, prudence is required in order to avoid the health risks usually associated with all the merry making. Everyone should selectively make the healthiest choices for food, drink and behaviour as they celebrate Christmas, either with family or friends.
There are apps for every imaginable task, and medical apps have not been left out either. The App Store alone is estimated to have about 40,000 medical apps, either for general health lifestyles or for turning mobile gadgets into medical devices.