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African studies explore reasons to start, stick with or stop PrEP

This year’s HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P) virtual conference featured a large number of sessions examining PrEP usage and discontinuation rates among a variety of users, especially in Africa. Many of the presentations looked at factors that worked as incentives to keep taking PrEP. There is interest in this because, despite higher initiation rates in a… Read More »

Crazy week of PR & news on studies should teach us how/what to ignore

August 6, 2020 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview. He has covered health care news almost exclusively since 1973. Here is his online bio.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Getty Images On Tuesday, it was excitement over vaccine news in 12 monkeys. (Journalism example.) On Wednesday, it was excitement over… Read More »

Ketogenic diet and cancer studies

ERGO: a pilot study of ketogenic diet in recurrent glioblastoma. If you block one pathway, cancers can compensate and find nutrition somewhere else. Only four stayed on the diet for the full 16 weeks. Restricted calorie ketogenic diet for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme. Following the arrival of the coronavirus in the U. During that… Read More »