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Woman with fibromyalgia blasts people who judge her for parking in disabled spot

A young woman, with fibromyalgia, has hit out at people who judge her for parking in disabled spaces because she “doesn’t look disabled.” Rhiannon, from Melbourne Australia, took to TikTok following an altercation with an old man, who questioned whether she should have the right to a disabled badge, purely based on the way she… Read More »

Liver transplant outcomes improve in people with HIV and hepatitis C

Survival after a liver transplant has improved significantly in people with HIV and hepatitis C coinfection since the introduction of direct-acting antiviral treatment for hepatitis C, US researchers report in the journal Transplantation Direct. Due to faster progression of liver damage in people coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C, people with both viruses are especially… Read More »

Wearables Are Good For Older People, Too — The Latest From Laurie Orlov

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a whole lot of digital transformation for people staying home. For digital natives, that wasn’t such an exogenous shock. For older people who are digital immigrants, they will remember their initial Zoom get-together’s with much-missed family, ordering groceries online in the first ecommerce purchase, and using telemedicine for the first time… Read More »

Coronavirus: One in 10 positive lateral flow tests in England turn out wrong when people retest

More than one in ten Britons told they have Covid through lateral flow tests don’t actually have the disease, official figures suggest EXCLUSIVE: Over 3,000 positive results have been wrong since schools opened Rapid self-testing kits are now available free to any member of public in the UK Councils also offer them to people who… Read More »

Toronto health group abruptly cancels project that would see some young people get COVID vaccine now

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The changes seem to underline the political sensitivities around Canada’s painfully slow vaccine rollout, where the hint of queue jumping is quickly snuffed out Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Mar 31, 2021  •  2 days ago  •  4 minute read  •  24 Comments North York General Hospital.… Read More »

Low CD4 cell count linked to increased risk of cancer among people with HIV in South Africa

Immune suppression is associated with an increased risk of numerous infection-related cancers among people with HIV in South Africa, investigators report in Clinical Infectious Diseases. There was a strong association between a lower CD4 cell count and the incidence of Kaposi’s sarcoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, cervical cancer and other cancers linked to human papillomavirus (HPV), as… Read More »