Tag Archives: Living

“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 treatment (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 »

Drug reverses signs of liver disease in people living with HIV

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston report that the injectable hormone tesamorelin reduces liver fat and prevents liver fibrosis (scarring) in people living with HIV. The study was conducted by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Cancer Institute,… Read More »

Complex Hydrogel Structures to Host Living Cells Printed Using New Technique

Hydrogels are one of the hottest materials in biomedical research these days, as anyone following this publication will attest to. They’re biocompatible, have the squishy consistency of soft tissues, and they can be tinkered with to host living cells, deliver drugs, and hopefully one day serve as replacements for diseased tissues and organs. Hydrogels’ unique… Read More »

7 Simple Ways To Start Living Healthy

Do you want to live a healthier life? It’s easy to say this, but we are bombarded with so much conflicting information that it’s hard to know what to do. For example, fat used to be considered toxic, while sugar was fine in moderation. Now we’re seeing high fat, low sugar, low carb diets are… Read More »