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World Aids Day – ‘I found out I was HIV positive while I was pregnant’

At 28, a routine test revealed that pregnant Florence Odabeyi was HIV positive, having contracted the virus ten years before from her first sexual partner.  On World AIDS Day Florence, now 46, tells Healthista her compelling story [embedded content] When Florence Odabeyi became pregnant at the age of 28 she was overjoyed and when during her first trimester… Read More »

Medical News Today: New genetic culprit found for early progressive hair loss

Many people face hair loss, but only a few experience it from as early as childhood. This occurs in a rare hereditary condition called hypotrichosis simplex. Now, finally, researchers have been able to identify the gene responsible for this form of hair loss. One gene may drive the mechanisms behind a rare form of hair… Read More »

‘How I found my discomfort zone’

Editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan Farrah Storr, reveals how stepping into her ‘discomfort zone’ and using her BMD Method aka the ‘HIIT training for your life’ has allowed her to face the things that scare her most with confidence [embedded content] Exams – one thing we’ve all had the pleasure or displeasure of experiencing. Outside an exam room… Read More »