Category Archive: Research summary

  1. E-cigarettes: what do(n’t) we know?

    E-cigarettes represent perhaps the most polarising issue in contemporary public health. Many have firmly backed them as a mechanism for reducing adult smoking rates. Others…

  2. Making theory more useful

    Is it possible to synthesise theory? Many of you will be familiar with the idea of synthesising evidence – finding out what research exists, assessing…

  3. Sexual health and social disadvantage

    Chlamydia is the most common treatable sexually transmitted infection in the UK, and is particularly common in sexually active men and women aged under 25….

  4. Smoking in cars with children

    By Nilufar Ahmed The debate on smoking in cars was reignited this week, with the House of Lords backing an amendment to the Children and…

  5. Inequalities in uptake of the HPV vaccine

    By Harriet FisherHuman Papillomavirus (HPV) is a highly prevalent, sexually transmitted infection. Most people will be infected at least once in their lifetime, and the…