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Middle-aged people with HIV and no hepatitis co-infection have a twofold increase in the risk of liver fibrosis

Having HIV almost doubles the risk of liver fibrosis, according to European research published in the online edition of the Journal of Infectious Diseases. Investigators in Denmark and the Netherlands compared rates of liver fibrosis between people living with HIV and people without HIV. Importantly, none of the participants had hepatitis B virus (HBV) or… Read More »

Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Reduce the risk of heart disease diet

This helps ensure that you’ll get all of the nutrients your body needs. Show me the recipes. If you do smoke, quitting will lower your risk for heart disease. Aortic stenosis Aortic stenosis may be congenital present from before birth, but is often diagnosed during teenage years Interestingly, some studies have also found that regularly… Read More »

Older Patients at Risk When Dentists Prescribe Opioids

MONDAY, Sept. 28, 2020 — Seniors who take depression and anxiety drugs shouldn’t be prescribed opioid painkillers by their dentist because it puts them at increased risk for problems, researchers warn. They analyzed 2011-15 dental and medical data for 40,800 patients aged 65 and older across the United States. There were 947 emergency room visits… Read More »