"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick." Thomas Adams, 1618"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick."
Thomas Adams, 1618

Posts Tagged ‘prevention’

The Health of Nations

March 9, 2015 – A review has been published in The Lancet today. The Health of Nations Prevention of infectious diseases and other global health threats will rely on tackling poverty, a senior researcher argues. Peter Ranscombe reports. Tackling poverty in developing countries is the key to fighting infectious diseases and other threats to global health, according to Professor Peter…

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World Cancer Day 2015

The International Prevention Research Institute, today released its 2015 World Cancer Day Statement. In it, Professors Peter Boyle, Derek Yach and Twalib Ngoma, make the point that despite ongoing challenges, Cancer Prevention is not Beyond Us. Their statement reinforces the 2015 World Cancer Day theme that Cancer Control is not Beyond Us.

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Mouthwash use and the Prevention of Plaque, Gingivitis and Caries

A monograph has been published as Special Issue of the journal Oral Diseases (Boyle P, Koechlin A and Autier P. Mouthwash use and the Prevention of Plaque, Gingivitis and Caries. 2014; 20 (s1):1-68). Careful quantitative assessment of data regarding use of mouthwash reveals that there is clear evidence of benefit from use in terms of…

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Further doubt cast on benefit of vitamin D supplementation for disease prevention

NEWS RELEASE Lyon, France, 6 December 2013 — A comprehensive review of the evidence suggests that low vitamin D levels are not a cause but a consequence of ill health, casting strong doubt on the value of vitamin D supplements to protect against acute and chronic disorders such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, and even…

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ECCO 2013, Amsterdam: ‘The State of Oncology' (Interview of Professor Boyle)

ECCO 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Friday 27 September – Tuesday 1 October Prof Peter Boyle discusses ‘The State of Oncology’ during the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECCO 2013), a proposal for a new financing model to tackle the major disparities that exist in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of cancer in countries worldwide has…

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ECCO 2013

ECCO 2013, Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Friday 27 September – Tuesday 1 October Prof Peter Boyle, in a presentation entitled ‘The State of Oncology’ during the 2013 European Cancer Congress, discussed a proposal for a new financing model to tackle the major disparities that exist in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and outcome of cancer in countries…

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Dr. Greco joins iPRI

iPRI is delighted to announce that Dr Donato Greco joins as Senior Research Fellow. He has founded and later directed the National Centre for Epidemiology of the National Institute of Health of Italy, where he served for 32 years. Donato Greco was born in Naples, Italy, and graduated in medicine with a specialisation in infectious diseases,…

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Today is World No Tobacco Day

Today, Thursday 31 May, is World No Tobacco Day, a day dedicated to highlighting why tobacco is harmful, and why quitting is life-saving. Tobacco remains the single most important preventable cause of chronic disease on a global scale. While in high-income countries the fight against tobacco is increasingly successful, the epidemic of use of smoking…

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