Tag Archives: People

‘People scared of catching Covid more judgmental & disapproving, study finds’

Now here’s an interesting one. Apparently people who are scared of catching Covid are also the most judgmental and disapproving – and not just about being careless with ­restrictions, but any wrongdoing. Yes, researchers have been looking into how we make moral judgments and it appears our morality is closely linked to concerns about our… Read More »

Liver transplant outcomes improve in people with HIV and hepatitis C

Survival after a liver transplant has improved significantly in people with HIV and hepatitis C coinfection since the introduction of direct-acting antiviral treatment for hepatitis C, US researchers report in the journal Transplantation Direct. Due to faster progression of liver damage in people coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C, people with both viruses are especially… Read More »

High Cholesterol in Younger People

SOURCES: Brandon Wilson, FH advocate, Florida. Peter Gaskin, MD, pediatric cardiologist, University of Maryland Children’s Hospital; assistant professor, pediatrics, University of Maryland, Baltimore. Mary P. McGowan, MD, chief medical officer, The FH Foundation; cardiologist, Dartmouth Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH. National Heart, Lungs, and Blood Institute: “Blood Cholesterol,” “High Blood Cholesterol: What you need to know.” American… Read More »

Living with bipolar disorder: ‘It is important for people to know that it is possible to have a mostly stable, happy life with this diagnosis’

Niall O’Keeffe is one of 45,000 Irish people living with bipolar disorder. “Bipolar disorder, or manic depression as it used to be known, can affect you in two ways,” he says. “Firstly, you can experience deep depression accompanied sometimes by suicidal ideation, then the polar opposite to that is a euphoric mood where you feel… Read More »