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Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Modafinil and Armodafinil During Pregnancy: Data to Suggest Increased Risk of Malformations

As soon as we published this article on the use of modafinil during pregnancy, another study was published which included data on the reproductive safety of modafinil and armodafinil from the US Provigil/Nuvigil Pregnancy Registry.   The US Provigil/Nuvigil Pregnancy Registry was established in February 2010 and has collected data from women exposed to modafinil and/or… Read More »

Sleep apnoea: Do you sleep alone? A new app could assess your risk of the condition

Left untreated, sleep apnoea can increase the risk of depression, heart disease and stroke. Find out more about the health condition here and how to treat it. Known as obstructive sleep apnoea, the NHS lists symptoms that occur during the night. These include loud snoring, making gasping, snorting or choking noises, and breathing that stops… Read More »

Health risk of dringk diet soda

In fact, there is mounting evidence that proves drinking Diet Coke every day can actually have an unintended result. You may actually gain weight if you drink Diet Coke every day Shutterstock. When you drink diet soda every day, you aren’t doing your body any favors — especially those kidneys. Nevertheless, a study from the… Read More »