Tag Archives: Serious

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are late, with serious impact on health outcomes

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are among people whose immune systems have already been seriously weakened by HIV, an international team of investigators report in BMC Infectious Diseases. Just under half a million people, half of them in Russia, are estimated to have received a late HIV diagnosis between 2010 and 2016. Late… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Being this height increases your risk of developing the serious condition

Type 2 diabetes causes the body not to respond to insulin properly and this causes the blood sugar levels to become too high. If blood sugar isn’t controlled properly and stays too high, a number of problems can occur such as kidney failure, nerve damage, foot ulcers, heart disease and stroke. It’s estimated that around… Read More »

What we learned from John Singleton: Why Black men need to get serious about their health

Getty Images When the news broke in April that filmmaker John Singleton had died from a stroke, at only 51 years old, fans and colleagues were shocked by the untimely and completely unexpected loss. In the wake of this tragedy, we’ve since found out that a number of other celebrated Black men are dying from… Read More »

That choking feeling could be serious

IMAGINE if food caused pain, nausea, reflux, was hard to swallow or even suddenly became stuck in your throat. That can be the reality for someone living with eosinophilic esophagits (EoE) which is a chronic, allergic inflammatory disease of the oesophagus. Mark Swift, lives in Parkes, NSW, remembers his “first choke” as just a three-year-old… Read More »

How do you know when a stubbed toe is serious?

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