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Removable PrEP implant produces high drug levels in rabbits; further studies planned

A small removable plastic implant resembling a tiny piece of dry spaghetti is capable of delivering sustained levels of the drug tenofovir, researchers told last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P 2018) in Madrid. The drug delivery capability of the implants was tested on rabbits and will now advance into tests on dogs and… Read More »

High blood pressure – the one exercise you should AVOID or risk deadly hypertension signs

High blood pressure is a common condition that affects more than 25 per cent of all adults in the UK. The condition, which is also known as hypertension, puts extra stress on blood vessels and vital organs. You could lower the risk of high blood pressure by eating a healthy, balanced diet and by doing… Read More »

Lead Levels Linked to High Blood Pressure

Although lead-based paint has been banned from use in housing since 1978,1 nearly 535,000 children have blood lead levels high enough to damage their health. Nearly 24 million homes still have lead-based paint and contaminated dust, and nearly 5,300 water systems in the U.S. are in violation of lead and copper rules.2 Researchers3 believe conservative… Read More »