prevention

Monkey pox: Ottawa invests $350,000 for awareness and prevention

Monkey pox: Ottawa invests $350,000 for awareness and prevention

It was the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Steven Guilbeault, who carried the message of his government, replacing the Minister of Health Jean-Yves Duclos. The announcement took place at the offices of the RÉZO organization, which works with gay, bisexual and trans men. RÉZO is one of three organizations selected by Ottawa that …

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Breast cancer prevention: the importance of choosing the right plants

Breast cancer prevention: the importance of choosing the right plants

Women who reduce their intake of animal products in favor of plants have a reduced risk of breast cancer. However, this protection is not observed when the meat is replaced by ultra-processed vegetarian or vegan foods. More and more people, especially younger people, are deciding to reduce or even completely eliminate the consumption of meat …

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HIV prevention: taking pre-exposure prophylaxis on demand is as effective as taking it continuously

HIV prevention: taking pre-exposure prophylaxis on demand is as effective as taking it continuously

The ANRS-Prevenir study has confirmed that on-demand pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is an alternative as effective and safe as daily PrEP in HIV prevention. Among the 3,056 study volunteers, all at high risk of infection, the incidence of HIV on PrEP was low (1.1 cases per 1,000 person-years of follow-up) and did not differ between the …

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