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Can diet improve the symptoms of endometriosis?

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The Conversation, February 19, 2018 6.14am AEDT By Elisabeth Gasparini, Manager of Nutrition and Food Services, The Royal Women’s Hospital Current treatments for endometriosis, such as surgery and contraceptive pills, can be invasive or cause unpleasant side effects. So, the internet is awash with advice for alternative treatments, including acupuncture and dietary changes. Some women claim...

Above-Normal Death Rate Still Seen in U.S. Youngsters and Young Adults With HIV

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The Body Pro, February 25, 2016 Despite improved health because of better antiretroviral therapy, HIV-positive teens and young adults in the United States still have a 31 times higher death rate than youngsters the same age in the general population. Most deaths resulted from HIV-related conditions, and most deaths involved people with a low CD4 count, a high viral load, or not taking...

Screening for bone fracture risk should be routine for over-40s with HIV, new guidelines recommend

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Published: 02 February 2015 Screening for fracture risk should be a routine part of HIV care for all over-40s, and all postmenopausal women, all men over 50 and people at high risk for fractures of any age should undergo DEXA screening to assess bone mineral density and their need for treatment, experts on bone disorders recommend in new guidelines published online in the journal Clinical...

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