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“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 »

Prudential to charge higher insurance rates for people who vape — the same as smokers

Man vaping while driving a car is seen in Gdansk, Poland on 9 July 2019 Police warn that vaping while driving may increases the risk of car accidents, due to reduced visibility caused by a large cloud of smoke which may momentarily blind drivers. Michal Fudra | NurPhoto | Getty Images Prudential Financial plans to… Read More »