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Large US study confirms that people switching from TDF to TAF experience rising blood fat levels

A US study of 6451 people with HIV who switched from antiretroviral drug regimens containing the older form of tenofovir, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF), to regimens containing the newer form, tenofovir alafenamide (TAF), shows rises in participants’ cholesterol and triglycerides – blood lipids (fats) that raise the risk of cardiovascular disease. The risk was moderated… Read More »

“Blood test finds 50 types of cancer” – we’ve been down this path before

Shoddy, incomplete, fawning news coverage of screening tests is one of the most clearly established problems in health news coverage – something HealthNewsReview.org has revealed countless times over the past 15 years. A public relations news release 22 days ago – from “a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early” – touted study… Read More »

Diabetes diet: The £1 fruit to lower your risk of high blood sugar symptoms – Dr Sara

Diabetes is a serious medical condition that causes blood sugar levels to become too high. If you already have diabetes, you could benefit from adding more berries to your diet, according to This Morning‘s Dr Sara. Diabetes is a common medical condition that’s been diagnosed in about five million people across the UK. Type 2… Read More »

AstraZeneca vaccine: Risk of developing blood clots broken down by age – MHRA latest

There is a mood of triumphalism in Britain that can be ascribed to the successful vaccine rollout. Restrictions continue to be lifted in accordance with the roadmap laid out by the Prime Minister and overwhelmed hospitals are now in the rearview mirror, the latest data suggests. Despite the rosy picture, fears about the coronavirus vaccines… Read More »