News & Views: Charity/disease awareness
To support Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, our article explores preventative measures that, if adequately implemented, could significantly reduce the burden of cervical cancer.
Since the 1960s – when more than half of all deaths in the UK were attributable to cardiovascular disease (CVD) – tremendous progress has been made in terms of improving treatments and awareness of the impacts of lifestyle among the general public. However, there has been a worrying decline in statistical improvement over the last 10 years, our article looks at why…
Non-24-Hour Sleep–Wake Disorder (N24) is a rare, debilitating disorder that affects 55%–70% of the blind population and a small proportion of the sighted population. To help raise awareness for those affected by N24, this article explains the mechanism of the disorder, the extent to which it affects their lives, the difficulties in diagnosis and available treatments.
It is estimated that 800,000 people take their lives each year globally, equating to one person every 40 seconds. For World Mental Health Day, our article aims to improve awareness of suicide, reduce stigma and let those who are struggling know they are not alone.