Tag Archives: Taking

HIV infections among black gay men taking PrEP, probably due to poor adherence

Awareness and use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States increased significantly between 2014 and 2017, according to research published in the 1 November edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. The study also showed that PrEP was… Read More »

Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Adds Years To Your Life, But Only By Taking Them Away From Others

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI—Researchers at the University of Rhode Island published a study Friday revealing that the Mediterranean diet can, in fact, add years to one’s life, but only by taking them away from others. “Our study confirms that a diet rich in foods such as olive oil, fish, and green vegetables can extend one’s lifespan… Read More »

Be Careful When Taking Food Supplements

  When it comes to food supplements many people think that it can not hurt and it might help. Well it ain’t necessarily so. Some recent studies have shown that taking folic acid, calcium and selenium supplements may in each instance increase a person’s risk of developing cancer.   The literature is complicated to understand, but… Read More »