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    How to protect your bones as you get older

    How to protect your bones as you get older Feature

    How to protect your bones as you get older, Fortunately, there's lots you can do to protect your bones. Among the most important tips are: Keep your alcohol intake down (id...

    How to protect your child's teeth

    How to protect your child's teeth Feature

    How to protect your child's teeth, The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents 370 councils in England and Wales, and has a remit to protect public health, has calcu...

    The best way to protect yourself from the flu

    The best way to protect yourself from the flu Feature

    The best way to protect yourself from the flu , Firstly there's a single measles and a single mumps virus, so one course of injections protects for years. But there are hundred...

    Vaccines and Immunisation Category

    Vaccines and immunisations can help protect the body against infections. They 'prime' the immune system to recognise micro-organisms such as bacteria and viruses.

    Immunosuppressive Drugs Category

    But, if your immune system is too active it can harm the body rather than protect it. Immuno-suppressant medicines lower the activity of your immune system. Medicines such as ciclosporin an...

    Anti-inflammatory Medicines Category

    Whilst inflammation helps to protect the body, long-term (chronic) inflammation can cause problems. Corticosteroids (steroids), such as hydrocortisone and budesonide , can reduce inflammat...

    Ectropion Conditions

    The affected eye makes more tears to protect the surface (cornea) of the eye and so the eye may become constantly watery. The part of the eyelid next to the nose usually droops the most.

    Pneumococcal Immunisation Conditions

    Types of vaccine There are two types of vaccine to protect against pneumococcal infection: Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) . Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV) .

    Meningococcal Meningitis Vaccine Conditions

    One type of vaccine called the MenACWY vaccine (Menveo® and Nemenrix®) protects against groups A, C, W and Y. One type of vaccine protects against group B only - the Men...

    Pneumococcal vaccine for babies (Prevenar 13) Medicines

    It helps to protect against infections such as pneumonia and meningitis. The vaccine will be injected into your child's leg or upper arm.

    Condoms for Women Conditions

    It helps to protect against sexually transmitted infections . It may help to protect against cancer of the neck of the womb (cervix) .

    Immunisation Conditions

    The actual strain varies from year to year and a new immunisation is developed each year to protect against the prevailing strain. The aim is to protect people who are more likely to...

    Immunisation for Flu (Flu Jab) Conditions

    This vaccine protects against three strains of flu, but the way it is prepared means that it also boosts the immune response.

    Preventing Skin Cancer Conditions

    People of all ages should protect their skin, but it is even more vital to protect children. Although skin cancer is rare in children, the amount of sun exposure during childhood is ...

    Rotavirus vaccine (Rotarix) Medicines

    Rotarix® vaccine will help to protect your baby against gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus infection. This is the most common virus causing sickness and diarrhoea in young children.

    Preventing Infection after Splenectomy Conditions

    It helps to protect against infections. As blood passes through the spleen, special cells kill germs (bacteria) that may be present.

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine (Cervarix, Gardasil, Gardasil 9) Medicines

    Gardasil® protects against HPV16, HPV18 and HPV6 and HPV11, which means that it protects against genital warts as well as cervical cancer.

    Contraception Barrier Methods Conditions

    Some of the options have the added advantage of protection against sexually transmitted infections and possibly also protect against cancer of the neck of the womb (cervix) . See the indiv...

    Sun and Sunburn Conditions

    People of all ages should protect their skin , but it is even more vital to protect children. Although skin cancer is rare in children, the amount of sun exposure during childhood i...

    6-in-1 Vaccine (Including DTaP, Polio, Hib and Hep B Immunisations) Conditions

    The 6-in-1 vaccine protects your baby against six different serious illnesses. Three doses are given. Further boosters without all six components are given at other times later in childhood a...

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