Tag Archives: Risks

What happens after curing hepatitis C? Avoiding, minimising or accepting the risks of re-infection

Swiss men living with HIV approach the risk of re-infection with hepatitis C after cure in different ways, based on recent qualitative research by Dr Patrizia Künzler-Heule and colleagues from the Universities of Basel and Zurich. They describe three distinct groups: those who choose to avoid risks and aim not to get re-infected, those who… Read More »

Refugee risks everything on NYC’s garment industry — one $350 sweatshirt at a time

An Eritrean refugee is again risking everything for a new future — launching a casual street wear line with a “Made in New York” guarantee. “Hopefully this galvanizes people and inspires others to make clothing right here in New York,” said designer Áwet Woldegebriel, who has invested his life savings in a high-priced brand that… Read More »

High cholesterol: Three natural ways to help lower your levels and reduce major risks

Cholesterol is not intrinsically harmful, in fact, your body needs it to build healthy cells. High levels of cholesterol are harmful, however, because it causes fatty deposits to develop in your blood vessels. This increases your risk of heart disease, a major cause of death in the UK and worldwide. Fortunately taking either of these… Read More »