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Living with HIV associated with a fivefold increase in the risk of insomnia

People living with HIV are over five times more likely to report insomnia than matched HIV-negative controls, according to research from England and Ireland published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases. Sleeplessness in people with HIV was associated with poorer quality of life and in most cases was undiagnosed and untreated. Overall, 21% of people with… Read More »

Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Arrival caps increase from next month

Scott Morrison has announced Australia will lift its arrival caps again from next month, with multiple states giving their caps a healthy boost. “(There will be) an additional 140 next month in Western Australia,” he told reporters after National Cabinet met on Friday. “Another 150 in Queensland, but we have also got continued support out… Read More »

Low-Calorie Sweeteners Could Increase Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome

A study on fat samples and stem cells derived from fat indicates that low-calorie sweetener consumption could promote metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors: high blood pressure, abdominal fat, unhealthy cholesterol levels and high blood sugar, which increase the risk of heart and blood vessel disease by double, and can result in strokes and… Read More »

Florida shatters national record for the largest, single-day increase in COVID cases

Health News Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic during a press conference at Florida’s Turnpike Turkey Lake Service Plaza, in Orlando, Fla., in a Friday, July 10, 2020 file photo. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida shattered the national record… Read More »