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donderdag 3 augustus 2017

Calls for GPs to offer HIV screening in high-risk areas

Calls for GPs to offer HIV screening in high-risk areas
"Offering routine HIV tests to people when they register with new GP surgeries in high-risk areas is cost-effective and could save lives," The Guardian reports. The news comes from the...
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More older adults 'may benefit from taking statins,' study reports
"Nearly all men over 60 and women over 75 eligible for statins, analysis suggests," The Guardian reports. This is the finding of a study that aimed to see how many people in England would...
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Could discovery of 'fat switch' cure obesity?
"Obesity cure possible after discovery of fat 'switch'," is the somewhat premature headline in The Daily Telegraph. Researchers have identified a "biological switch" that...
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Kitchen sponges may be a 'bacteria hotspot' – but no need to worry
"Study finds just a sugar-cube sized piece of kitchen sponge can contain 54 BILLION bacterial cells," the Mail Online reports. A German study sampled 14 different kitchen sponges and found...
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