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Italian study shows growth in heart and kidney problems in people living with HIV

The closed cohort consisted of individuals who were seen for care both in 2004 and 2014. By definition, each participant was ten years older in 2014, therefore the prevalence of non-communicable diseases would be expected to increase, but not by as much as was observed. It consisted of 1517 people (33% women) with a median… Read More »

Australian experience shows high DAA uptake and rapid fall in rates of HCV viraemia among people who inject drugs

Providing hepatitis C virus (HCV) therapy with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) to people who inject drugs can achieve rapid reductions in community prevalence of viraemia, according to Australian research published in the Journal of Hepatology. Uptake of HCV treatment increased from 10% to 41% after unrestricted access to DAAs was rolled out in March 2016, and the… Read More »

A Massive New Harvard Study Shows Which Diet Burns the Most Calories. Here's Why It'll Change Everything You …

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.  If you’re going to lose weight, you have to cut out something. Each diet you try has a focus on one particular thing. This makes it easier to market, of course. Scientists at Harvard, however, thought they’d… Read More »