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People with HIV taking newer antiretrovirals at higher risk of fatty liver disease

People with HIV were more likely to develop fatty liver disease if they took antiretroviral treatment that contains an integrase inhibitor or tenofovir alafenamide (TAF), a German research group has found. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) develops through accumulation of fat in the liver. People with diabetes and / or high body mass are more… Read More »

Pfizer Covid shot protects people from hospitalization even as effectiveness against infection falls, Lancet study confirms

Safeway pharmacist Ashley McGee fills a syringe with the Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccination at a vaccination booster shot clinic on October 01, 2021 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The effectiveness of Pfizer and BioNTech‘s Covid-19 vaccine against infection tumbles over several months, falling from a peak of 88% a month after… Read More »

Woman with fibromyalgia blasts people who judge her for parking in disabled spot

A young woman, with fibromyalgia, has hit out at people who judge her for parking in disabled spaces because she “doesn’t look disabled.” Rhiannon, from Melbourne Australia, took to TikTok following an altercation with an old man, who questioned whether she should have the right to a disabled badge, purely based on the way she… Read More »

Biden says delta Covid variant is ‘particularly dangerous’ for young people

President Joe Biden speaks about reaching 300 million COVID-19 vaccination shots, in the State Dining Room of the White House, Friday, June 18, 2021, in Washington. Evan Vucci | AP President Joe Biden on Friday doubled down on his administration’s plea to Americans to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as quickly as possible, warning the highly… Read More »