Respiratory problems and bronchitis more common in people with HIV

There are higher rates of poor respiratory health in people ageing with HIV than in carefully matched HIV-negative people, with symptoms strongly associated with worse mental health and quality of life. Professor Caroline Sabin presented these data from the POPPY study to the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Higher rates of respiratory problems,… Read More »

Glasgow outreach service shows the feasibility of PrEP for people who inject drugs

A proactive, outreach-based service for people who inject drugs has successfully delivered the HIV prevention medication PrEP in the midst of Glasgow’s HIV outbreak, Dr Ceilidh Grimshaw of Sandyford told the virtual British HIV Association conference this week. Very few PrEP programmes for people who inject drugs have reported results and ongoing engagement with healthcare… Read More »

The brain diet plan

Cacao flavonoids seem to be good for the brain. Journal diet Nutrition. A key part of following a keto diet is reducing your sugar the, and you may p,an whether sugar alcohols are suitable substitutes. Leafy greens such as kale, spinach, collards, and broccoli are rich brain brain-healthy nutrients like vitamin K, lutein, folate, and… Read More »

Speghetti squash for keto diet

This dish includes low-carb tomato sauce and pasta brands. You can even use the sauce and meatballs with shirataki zero-carb, carb-free noodles. This recipe is freezer-friendly and great for meal prep. Please read my full disclosure here. Winter is ushering in and so are the winter vegetables like spaghetti squash! Spaghetti squash provides a great… Read More »

UK: Black people less likely to be engaged in HIV care, with more cases of viral rebound

There are ethnic disparities in relation to two key indicators of the quality of HIV care, but there are no differences in viral suppression within a year of starting treatment, Dr Rageshri Dhairyawan told the virtual British HIV Association (BHIVA) conference yesterday. Although the differences are not large, dealing with them is necessary if the… Read More »