COVID Breakthrough Infections More Likely in People Living With HIV

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Even after vaccination, living with HIV ups the odds for COVID infection, new research shows. The study found that vaccinated people living with HIV have a 28% higher risk of developing a “breakthrough” COVID infection compared to those who don’t have the AIDS-causing … Read more

Mutant Gene Stops At-Risk People From Getting Alzheimer’s

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) — The APOE4 gene is the most powerful genetic factor driving a person’s risk for developing late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. “It probably increases your risk two or threefold if you have one APOE4 copy, and if you have two APOE4 copies, it probably increases your … Read more

Clinical Trial Upgrades Will Open Care Up to More People

May 26, 2022 – Trishna Bharadia has multiple sclerosis and works as a patient engagement consultant and is often asked to take part in clinical trials. Mostly, though, she turns them down. She has to: A resident of rural England, Bharadia lives hours away from most clinical trial sites. Even if one were closer, the … Read more

Holistic Program May Help People With Alzheimer’s, Dementia

May 19, 2022 – In 2018, David Elliot, an 83-year-old retired international businessman, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. His health care providers encouraged his wife, Susan, to join a caregiver support group and encouraged David to join a group for patients as soon as possible. The Elliots had been told that if such care wasn’t … Read more

Expert Q&A: Common Skin Problems in People of Color

Skin is the human body’s largest organ. In fact, it accounts for about 15% of a person’s body weight. Not only does it cover your entire body, manage your temperature, and help you detect hot and cold, but it’s also one of the first lines of defense against harmful ultraviolet radiation, infection, and disease. It’s … Read more

Hostile behaviour toward people with a visible difference on the rise – study

The charity’s research also found just over a quarter of people with a visible difference have been stared at whilst at work, while nearly one in five reported that they have been passed over for development opportunities, promotion, wage increases or client/customer contact in the workplace. Source link

Vegan Diet Aids Weight Loss in People With Diabetes

By Robert Preidt HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 6, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Are you overweight or struggling with type 2 diabetes? Try going vegan, researchers suggest in a new data review. Vegan diets are high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes and seeds and have no animal-derived foods. The meta-analysis of 11 studies published through … Read more