What has smoking got to do with my Sexual Health?

From today, 1st April 2015, there will be no more smoking on all hospital grounds across Scotland. This is a welcome development. The annual cost to NHS Scotland of treating smoking related diseases is estimated to be more than £409 million. Smoking affects almost all areas of health including sexual health. Here are some waysContinue reading “What has smoking got to do with my Sexual Health?”

My phone can diagnose HIV but how do I get the drugs?

A device attached to your phone could soon be used to diagnose HIV in 15 minutes! This exciting new device could help the poorest people across the world to take control of their own health. Uses only a finger prick of blood. Cost only $34 to manufacture. Small enough to fit into one hand DoesContinue reading “My phone can diagnose HIV but how do I get the drugs?”

Afrocaribbean Health Events -2015 Dates

Its here again!! The popular afrocaribbean health events will hold in Aberdeen on the following dates in 2015: 25th April 2015 RCCG Fountain of Love, 31 Palmerston road, AB11 5QP. 23rd May 2015 Garthdee 20th June 2015 Cove Venues will be communicated shortly. Please save the dates and be a part of these healthy lifestyleContinue reading “Afrocaribbean Health Events -2015 Dates”

Afrocaribbean Health and Wellness Team: Improving health in the black community.

The Parliamentary Ethnicity and Health report of 2007 shows that Black and minority ethnic (BME) groups generally have worse health than the overall population. For instance, it reports that there is up to 7 times higher rates of new diagnosis of psychosis among Black Caribbean people than among the White British. Health Survey for England 2004 reports a prevalence of HypertensionContinue reading “Afrocaribbean Health and Wellness Team: Improving health in the black community.”

10 Top Sexual Health Checks to do before the wedding night.

I love weddings, they are so exciting! I always see it as a new beginning for the people involved. It’s an opportunity to celebrate a great life together. It’s a chance to have an amazing adventure with your friend (hopefully you are marrying a friend!) However before you get to the wedding night, there areContinue reading “10 Top Sexual Health Checks to do before the wedding night.”