fbpx

Tag: researches

World AIDS Day – HIV treatments, vaccine and Covid-19 Pandemic.
closeUp, Health, News

World AIDS Day – HIV treatments, vaccine and Covid-19 Pandemic.

Covid-19 Pandemic has put all HIV patients in serious risks and slowed down all testings and treatments. According to UNAIDS: The lockdowns and border closures imposed to stop COVID-19 are impacting both the production of antiretroviral medicines and their distribution, potentially leading to increases in their cost and to supply issues. Recent modelling has estimated that a six-month complete disruption in HIV treatment could lead to more than 500,000 additional deaths from AIDS-related illnesses. If services to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV were similarly halted for six months, the estimated increases in new child HIV infections would be 162% in Malawi, 139% in Uganda, 106% in Zimbabwe and 83% in Mozambique. The global experience of tackling HIV can help info...
Skin Cancer risk is higher among gay and bisexual men: a study reveals.
closeUp, Lifestyle

Skin Cancer risk is higher among gay and bisexual men: a study reveals.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston has recently released a new research which has collected info from around 450k adults every year since 2014, has shown that the rates of skin cancer are higher among gay and bisexual men if compared to heterosexual men and women. Researchers found that the rate of skin cancer was 8.1% among gay men and 8.4% among bisexual men. These data have to be compared with heterosexual men’s rate which is 6.7% and those of heterosexual women which is 6.7%. There are data the Independent reported. Dr Arash Mostaghimi, which led this research in Boston, said: “If we never ask the question, we’d never know that these difference exist. This information helps inform the world about how to allocate health resources and how to train providers and leaders. When we loo...
Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com
Verified by MonsterInsights