30 Nov 17

In a scholarly study of more than 12,000 women it’s been uncovered that Merck’s vaccine Gardasil provides proved 100 percent effective against two strains of the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus which together are responsible for around 70 percent of cervical cancer cases. But specialists are warning women never to become complacent about cervical smear tests now, which they say will remain vital for quite a while. The existing cervical screening process, which according to Cancer Research UK is saving around 4,500 women’s lives every year, relies upon specialists identifying changes in cervical cells that could indicate a threat of cancer developing later.Physical conditioning does not have any bearing on this. For people who have no idea the rate of which their bodies adapt to high altitude, the next preventive steps are recommended. If traveling on airlines to a ski area above 8,250 feet , incorporate a layover of 1-2 days at an intermediate altitude. Avoid physical exertion for the first 24 hours. Drink plenty of liquids, and avoid alcohol consumption. Consume a high-carbohydrate diet. If mountain hiking or climbing, ascend once past 8 gradually,000 feet above sea level Increase the sleeping altitude by only 1,000 feet per a day. The mountaineer`s rule is climb high, sleep low. Which means that on layover days, a climber can ascend to a higher elevation during the day and come back to a lesser sleeping elevation during the night.