Tag Archives: Years

People over 50 years old or with existing kidney dysfunction are more likely to get kidney damage when using tenofovir disoproxil-based PrEP

A study published in AIDS found that people who already had some evidence of decreased kidney function on blood tests or who were aged over 50 were significantly more likely to develop kidney impairment when taking tenofovir disoproxil as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). The risk of kidney damage when taking PrEP was found to be low,… Read More »

9/11 First Responders Face Higher Cancer Risk 20 Years Later

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Twenty years on, responders to the World Trade Center attacks in New York City are showing increased risks of certain cancers, two new studies confirm. Researchers found higher-than-average rates of prostate cancer among firefighters, medics and other workers who toiled at the disaster… Read More »

Sprout’s female libido drug Addyi back in FDA’s crosshairs years after controversial approval

Sprout Pharmaceuticals’ female libido drug Addyi has traveled a winding path through FDA gatekeepers, multiple M&A deals, marketing restrictions and more. With a possible new safety flag, the controversial medicine could be set for even more scrutiny. In a rundown of potential new safety concerns on approved products, the FDA flagged the Addyi for possible risks of drug hypersensitivity.… Read More »

People display tell-tale signs of a looming stroke up to 10 YEARS before it happens

Stroke patients display tell-tale mental signs of looming condition up to 10 YEARS before they are taken ill, study claims Dutch experts examined data on 14,712 people who were followed for 30 years Each volunteer sat a series of mental and physical tests and a forensic interview  Performance of future stroke patients began to worsen… Read More »

talkhealth gains PIF TICK accreditation for 2 years running!

We are pleased to announce that talkhealth has been awarded the PIF TICK accrediation for trustworthy health information for the second year running. This accolade shows our constant dedication to providing our members with up-to-date, trustworthy and reliable health information.  We are delighted to have our certification renewed and sit alongside the cornerstones of British… Read More »