Tag Archives: People

“They’re just making me feel worse”: beliefs about HIV treatment among African and Caribbean people living in the UK

Qualitative research with African and Caribbean individuals living in the UK who have difficulties with adherence has revealed negative perceptions regarding antiretroviral therapy (ART). Interviewees had doubts about the need to take ART and concerns about taking ART, such as disclosure and side effects. Understanding these perceptions could guide future efforts to increase ART uptake… Read More »

Why People Diet, Lose Weight and Gain it All Back – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

You — and your diet — have been firing on all cylinders. The weight is melting off, and you’re feeling your best. But then there is that seemingly inevitable backslide, with pound after pound creeping back on despite your best efforts. It’s the ultimate Catch-22. Advertising Policy Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center.… Read More »

Medical News Today: Alternate-day fasting has health benefits for healthy people

A new study shows that strict alternate-day fasting may be a valid alternative to counting calories and may have similar results, while also benefitting various biological processes. Fasting may have benefits for healthy people, new research suggests, although there are some caveats. People often alter their diets — in order to lose weight, improve their… Read More »

Harvard study: People who use dating apps such as Tinder are more likely to have eating disorders

People who use dating apps are more likely to have eating disorders, abuse laxatives or use other unhealthy weight management practices than people who don’t date online, Harvard researchers found in a new study published Friday in the Journal of Eating Disorders. The study, which surveyed more than 1,700 U.S. adults between the ages of… Read More »