Tag Archives: Prevention

Essential Reads: Strategies for the Prevention of Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression (PPD) is a relatively common problem, affecting between 10% and 15% of women after delivery. Although it is difficult to reliably predict which women in the general population will experience postpartum depression, it is possible to identify certain subgroups of women who are at increased risk for postpartum affective illness. For example, women… Read More »

Top Cataract Prevention Tips

Cataracts are a common eye problem that causes cloudy and blurry vision. They are prevalent in older people and often require surgery at a certain point. Despite this, it’s possible to take action early and lessen or even prevent cataracts. There are a variety of ways in which you can do this, but first, let’s… Read More »

$2.16M Grant to Tailor HIV Prevention PrEP for Women of Color [VIDEO]

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York state received a $ 2.16 million federal grant to study HIV prevention among women of color. Specifically, the study will examine the use of the daily tablet Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), according to a press release from the university. This is an important… Read More »