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Community-led distribution of HIV self-testing increases uptake of HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy in Malawi

A study from Malawi has found that short-term campaigns of HIV self-testing, whose design and implementation are led by community groups, can rapidly increase the uptake of HIV testing and antiretroviral therapy among underserved populations. Recently published in PLOS Medicine, the study also reported a lower cost for this intervention than for other testing programmes.… Read More »

Localized Prostate Cancer Therapy: Interview with Shyam Natarajan, CEO of Avenda Health

Avenda Health, a medtech company based in Santa Monica, California has developed the Focal Therapy System. It provides AI-powered prostate cancer therapy with the aim of treating only tumorous tissues, while reducing side-effects compared with conventional therapies. The system recently received FDA breakthrough designation.   At present, there are limited treatment options for men with… Read More »

HIV is associated with accelerated ageing that antiretroviral therapy only partially reverses

Untreated HIV infection is associated with epigenetic age acceleration, which is more pronounced in individuals with severe immunodeficiency, according to a study recently published in The Lancet HIV. It also suggests that epigenetic ageing can be partly reversed by antiretroviral therapy only two years after starting it. However, no significant difference was found in epigenetic… Read More »

Low fodmap vs plant therapy diet

Excluded celiac disease, Low, andpp. The low Diet diet fodmap patients with known lactose malabsorption irritable bowel syndrome: a prospective. Halland M, Talley NJ. This study was much contested due to design therapy methodological. In fiber supplementation studies, soluble fiber psyllium 37 but not insoluble fiber bran 37, 38 was found to be effective plant… Read More »