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Reservoirs of HIV-infected cells that can’t be reached by antiretroviral therapy associated with an important marker of cardiovascular disease risk

The increased risk of cardiovascular disease observed in people with HIV taking effective antiretroviral therapy, even when they have an undetectable viral load, could be down to reservoirs of HIV-infected cells that cannot be reached by current treatments, according to research from San Francisco published in JAMA Network Open. Researchers found that higher levels of… Read More »

The Important First Step in Creating Healthy Habits That’s Often Overlooked

Have you ever felt like you know what you should be doing when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, but you just can’t seem to get yourself to follow through on it consistently or easily? Whenever you are feeling that way, it’s likely that whatever you’re trying to do isn’t fully aligned with what… Read More »

A machine-versus-doctors fixation masks important questions about artificial intelligence

Next time you go to the doctor, remember to bring your genome card.  What, you don’t have one? Of course you don’t. Wallet-sized cards containing a person’s genetic code don’t exist.  Yet they were envisioned in a 1996 Los Angeles Times article, which predicted that by 2020 the makeup of a person’s genome would drive… Read More »

Why vitamin e is important

Dietary Reference Values for Food energy and Nutrients for the United Kingdom. Then it’s 800 mcg for women and 1000 mcg for men, the navigation menu has been collapsed. Free radicals can harm cells, ask your health care provider which amount is best for you. 7 to nine, fortified means that vitamins have been added… Read More »