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Dolutegravir more likely to suppress very high viral loads than other recommended first-line drugs

One in three people starting treatment had a viral load above 100,000 copies, large US study finds People with very high pre-treatment viral loads who took dolutegravir were significantly less likely to have experienced treatment failure nine months after starting treatment compared to people taking other drugs recommended for first-line treatment, a review of more… Read More »

Researchers observed association between standing and insulin sensitivity – standing more may help prevent chronic diseases

Insulin is a key hormone in energy metabolism and blood sugar regulation. Normal insulin function in the body may be disturbed by e.g. overweight, leading to decreased insulin sensitivity and increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. In a Finnish collaborative study of Turku PET Centre and UKK institute, the researchers noticed… Read More »

The Latest: More U.S. first responders are dying of COVID-19

UNDATED — The resurgence of COVID-19 this summer and the national debate over vaccine requirements have created a fraught situation for the United States’ first responders, who are dying in larger numbers but pushing back against mandates. It’s a stark contrast from the beginning of the vaccine rollout when first responders were prioritized for shots.… Read More »

Are COVID Shots Fueling More Dangerous Mutations?

Will mass injections against COVID-19 encourage the mutation of more dangerous versions of SARS-CoV-2? In the video above, WhatsHerFace questions why the U.K. government is procuring 6 million pounds’ worth of body bags, or “temporary body storage,” even as government officials announce that the current vaccination rate has “created a protective wall” against the infection.1 If… Read More »

CIOs and innovation officers bolster clinical informatics, cyber defenses and more

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, many IT leaders shadowed clinical staff to view first-hand the support those clinicians needed on the front lines. And often they learned some valuable lessons. Meanwhile, while healthcare organizations and their IT teams focused on fighting the COVID-19 crisis, hackers in the wild were not taking a break from their… Read More »