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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 »

New Study Shows Disturbing Amounts of Plastic in Baby Poop

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New study links common condition to a raised risk of dementia – 4.9 million in UK have it

Dementia is a general term for a cluster of symptoms associated with progressive brain decline, such as memory loss. There is currently no cure for dementia but studies continue to deepen our understanding of the risk factors that contribute to it. It has long been known that diabetes is associated with a higher risk of… Read More »

CDC study finds childhood obesity increased at ‘substantial and alarming’ levels during COVID pandemic

Child obesity levels in the U.S. increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly among children who were already obese from the outset, according to the findings of a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The CDC’s Dr. Alyson Goodman, who contributed to the report, said the results signal a “profound… Read More »