Tag Archive | Men’s Health

NUI Galway: Men’s Health Symposium – International Men’s Day(19 Nov)

NUI Galway: Men’s Health Symposium – International Men’s Day(19 Nov)

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at NUI Galway will host a Men’s Health Symposium focusing on the current issues that affect men’s health across their lifespan. The free event is aimed at health professionals and allied professionals, who have an interest in men’s health and wellbeing, taking place on International Men’s Day on Tuesday, […]

GLEN Welcome Ireland’s First National Sexual Health Strategy

GLEN Welcome Ireland’s First National Sexual Health Strategy

GLEN have welcomed the launch of Ireland’s first national sexual health strategy. The Strategy was launched yesterday morning (Thursday, Oct. 29) by the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar in the Button Factory in Dublin. Tiernan Brady Director of the Gay HIV Strategies project at GLEN said the strategy represented a significant step forward in improving […]

World Health Organisation Urges All Gay & Bisexual Men to Take Anti-HIV Medication

World Health Organisation Urges All Gay & Bisexual Men to Take Anti-HIV Medication

The World Health Organisation has made the recommendation that all men who have sex with men should start taking PrEP, medication that could prevent HIV infection, regardless of their current HIV status. In a revision of its HIV prevention guidelines, the WHO has urged that all MSM (men who have sex with men) begin taking […]

Health: What You Need To Know About LGV

Health: What You Need To Know About LGV

Dr Shay Keating explains what Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) is, and the treatment for this illness, which can affect both men and women Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is caused by certain strains of the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. In industrialised countries it is a rare disease but is endemic in parts of Africa, Asia, South America and the Caribbean. […]

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

Note:  Eile has previously published this article in our monthly edition September, 2013 – see sidebar icon or topbar “issues” Dr. Shay Keating writes about the advantages and disadvantages of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in the treatment of HIV Prophylaxis, in medical terms means preventing a disease or condition.  Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is any prophylactic treatment started after […]

Male Impotence: Don’t Panic

As part of EILE Magazine’s article series on sexual health, Dr Shay Keating explains the reasons behind male impotence, how easily treatable it can be, and why worrying is the last thing that will help the situation.