UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »

How to get the best night’s sleep

If you’re waking up feeling tired every morning, or struggling to get to sleep at night, or just getting nowhere near the six to eight hours rest you should be — and really, who is? — then research has identified the culprit, and it’s not stress, or diet or late-afternoon coffees. In fact, the saying… Read More »

Asymptomatic ‘Casedemic’ Is a Perpetuation of Needless Fear

As coronavirus testing takes place en masse across the U.S., many are questioning whether the tests are accurate enough to trust, especially in people who are asymptomatic. Positive reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests have several drawbacks that make mass testing problematic and rife for misleading fearmongering. For starters, the PCR test is not… Read More »

Cleveland clinic fodmap diet

Your doctor may find that medication is also necessary to before it really started to. I think I was here for less than a year keep your symptoms at bay. If you have irritable bowel syndrome IBS, knowing what to eat can feel like the holy grail. For some patients, the right diet, along with… Read More »