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High cholesterol levels after Christmas

Large quantities of rich Christmas food appear to boost Danes’ cholesterol levels. Right after the Christmas break, levels are 20% higher than in the summer. So says a new study carried out by researchers from the Department of Clinical Biochemistry at Copenhagen University Hospital and the Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen. All that… Read More »

Viral load in semen rapidly rebounds to infectious levels during HIV treatment breaks

Viral load rebounds rapidly in semen to potentially infectious levels following interruption of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), according to French research published in AIDS. Increases in viral load in both blood and semen were observed within two weeks of treatment interruption. Four weeks after stopping therapy, all participants had detectable virus in their semen. Viral… Read More »