Category Archives: Education

Very poor knowledge of HIV among staff at major London hospitals

Knowledge of HIV transmission, ‘Undetectable = Untransmittable’ (U=U) and infection control is limited among nurses and other staff working on general hospital wards, Moses Shongwe of Barts Health NHS Trust told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. HIV-related stigma, particularly in healthcare settings, is a significant barrier to people accessing care, he said.… Read More »

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 »

These are NSW’s new virus rules

NSW residents will at midnight enjoy the easing of several restrictions including the hard border with Victoria. From 12.01am on Monday, residents of both states will for the first time in more than four months be able to freely cross into the other jurisdiction without needing a permit. More people will also be able to… Read More »

FDA Approves Sutab (sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate, and potassium chloride) Tablets for Colonoscopy Preparation

FDA Approves Sutab (sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate, and potassium chloride) Tablets for Colonoscopy Preparation BRAINTREE, Mass., Nov. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sebela Pharmaceuticals® today announces that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Sutab® (sodium sulfate, magnesium sulfate, and potassium chloride) tablets. Sutab, a sulfate-based tablet preparation for colonoscopy, was developed and will be… Read More »

Friday Faves

Hi friends! Happy Friday! I hope you’ve had a lovely week. Thank you so much to those of you who have already signed up for Fit Team. The price will jump next week so you can lock in the $ 19/month and receive everything on Black Friday. Think of it like a pre-order and I’ll… Read More »

Ex-BuzzFeed star Kelsey Darragh shares her top tips on managing mental health

Covid-19, lockdowns, quarantine, now more than ever, people are struggling with their mental health. Healthista spoke to Kelsey Darragh who has written a book from her own personal experiences, in order to help people manage their mental health Kelsey Darragh is a comedian, actor, video producer, podcaster, and now: author of Don’t F*cking Panic: the… Read More »