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HIV prevention treatment shows gaps among key populations

A large, detailed look at patients taking HIV-prevention drug therapy finds strong adherence soon after patients get the prescription, but less consistent use thereafter, particularly among groups considered high priority for receiving the medication. The study, published August 26 in JAMA Network Open, examined data from 13,906 members of Kaiser Permanente in Northern California referred […]

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Cardiac arrest from opioid overdose has unique features affecting prevention and treatment

Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests triggered by opioid overdose are a significant cause of death among adults 25 to 64, according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association, the nation’s largest voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all. The statement published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation. In the U.S., […]

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Which suicide prevention strategies work?

A new study from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons has found that suicide mortality can be reduced by a federally coordinated approach employing scientifically proven options. Columbia researchers J. John Mann, MD, Christina A. Michel, MA, and Randy P. Auerbach, Ph.D., conducted a systematic review, determining which suicide prevention strategies work and […]

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The Truth About Air Filters and COVID Prevention

Long before COVID-19 had us all spending a lot more time inside our home and worrying about airborne everything, the quality of the air indoors was making people sick. Air pollution can come from pretty much anything—candles, grooming products, burning firewood, printers, and even your cooking. These pollutants intermingle with those that enter through drafty […]

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Zack Snyder Fans Raised More Than $150,000 for Suicide Prevention

Movie buffs are raising money for suicide prevention to support filmmaker Zack Snyder, who stepped down from Justice League after the loss of his daughter. For background, Snyder developed and wrote the script before leaving the project. As Men’s Health previously reported, filming for the movie finished in October 2016, and Snyder stepped down as […]

Health Problems

Hypoglycaemia prevention could cut hospital stays

Preventing in-patients with diabetes from developing hypoglycaemia could dramatically reduce the length of time they spend in hospital—according to new research from the University of East Anglia and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Hypoglycaemia happens when blood glucose levels decrease to below normal levels. The researchers reviewed 15 international studies, comparing outcomes for people […]

Health Problems

Cholesterol-lowering drugs under-prescribed for prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Statins, the most commonly used effective lipid-lowering drugs, are significantly underutilized to treat lipid abnormalities in patients with and at risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), according to a retrospective study of more than 280,000 patients in Alberta, Canada. Investigators report in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, published by Elsevier, that only two-thirds of these […]

Personal Health

Food against dementia: 20 foods that can help

What we eat, promotes cognitive decline or stops him. The diet is therefore, in the eyes of the American neurologist, Dean and Ayesha Sherzai, the most important Lifestyle factor in the fight against Alzheimer’s. In her book, “The Alzheimer’s solution” to lead you to the best and worst food for the brain. A brain healthy […]