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Co-infection with HIV and HCV does not increase the risk of end-stage liver disease or liver cancer

People with HIV and hepatitis C are no longer at higher risk of end-stage liver disease than people with hepatitis C alone, and the trend is probably associated with the improved effectiveness of antiretroviral treatment, a French study has reported in the journal Hepatology. The study also found that people with HIV and hepatitis C… Read More »

Medical News Today: Childbirth may increase risk of breast cancer

Many believe that childbirth can protect women against breast cancer, but new findings suggest that this benefit may take 2 decades to make an appearance. Childbirth may initially increase breast cancer risk. The risk of developing breast cancer differs between individuals. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that several factors come into… Read More »

Increase Your Water Intake to Avoid UTIs

Any woman who has ever experienced a urinary tract infection (UTI) knows once is more than enough. With symptoms that include a frequent urge to urinate and a burning sensation upon urination, UTIs are unpleasant, inconvenient, and often painful. And if you’re a woman who is plagued by these infections several times a year, it… Read More »