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ADVANCE study shows high frequency of major weight gain in women receiving dolutegravir with TAF

Metabolic syndrome – including obesity – developed significantly more frequently in people who received dolutegravir, tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) and emtricitabine compared to other regimens in the South African ADVANCE study, Michelle Moorhouse reported on Thursday at the 17th European AIDS Conference in Basel, Switzerland. Furthermore, updated follow-up from the study showed that close to 60%… Read More »

Mindfulness meditation study shows changes in neural responses to pain and fear

Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to alter how the brain processes fear memories. In a study that will appear in the Nov. 1 issue of Biological Psychiatry, a team led by researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) report that mindfulness meditation appears to help extinguish fearful associations. A common way to… Read More »

New cancer vaccine shows promise, helped kill cancer cells in patient

A vaccine undergoing testing at the Mayo Clinic has reportedly removed cancer cells in a breast cancer patient. Florida resident Lee Mercker became the first patient to participate in a clinical trial for a new vaccine after being diagnosed in March with early-stages of the disease. She told First Coast News she had “DCIS stage zero” breast… Read More »

Women in healthcare face more harassment, have fewer opportunities and lower wages, study shows

Women in medicine continue to face significant gender-based obstacles in the workplace, according to a new study, 2019 Women in Medicine, a by CompHealth. Both female and male physician respondents reported that women experience increased harassment, fewer opportunities and lower wages. Although both women (83%) and men (73%) indicated a belief that the medical industry… Read More »