Author Archives: Health

SatADSL bridges Brazilian connectivity market with Telespazio Brazil partnership

Brussels Belgium and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 14 January 2021 - A new path to accessing Brazil’s connectivity market has been laid out for satellite service providers with the announcement of a partnership between SatADSL and Telespazio. Telespazio Brazil will offer their connectivity via SatADSL’s Cloud-service Delivery Platform (C-SDP) and the Yahsat3 satellite, providing 26 Ka-band… Read More »

Data from routine clinical care shows people with HIV have an increased risk of dementia and that it’s diagnosed at a younger age

The risk of dementia in older age is increased by 58% for people living with HIV compared to their HIV-negative peers, according to US research published in the online edition of AIDS. The average age at dementia diagnosis was much younger for people with HIV: 67 years compared to 78 years for people without HIV.… Read More »

Oral sex linked to mouth cancer

Having lots of oral sex at a young age can increase the risk of mouth cancer, experts have warned. People who have had ten or more oral sex partners were found to be 4.3 times more likely to develop the disease, research showed. Researchers also found the risk of human papillomavirus (HPV)-related mouth and throat… Read More »

Is reducing anxiety a legitimate indication for PrEP in itself?

Australian doctors and nurses discuss PrEP’s role in tackling stigma, supporting U=U, and improving mental health Do doctors and other healthcare workers feel it’s legitimate to prescribe PrEP to people who are anxious about catching HIV, even if their actual risk is low? This question has been rarely been systematically asked of doctors and other… Read More »

Various Interpretations of DNR Can Affect a Loved One’s Care

Patients who are critically ill and potentially dying face overwhelming challenges, including a variety of intense emotions, loss of dignity and helplessness. A study published in the American Journal of Nursing shows that patients who have chosen a “do not resuscitate” (DNR) order may not receive the same patient care as others.1 The difference appears… Read More »