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‘Test and treat’ programmes are failing to reach people at highest risk of HIV transmission

Programmes to scale-up HIV testing and treatment in countries in sub-Saharan Africa may have had less impact on new HIV infections than hoped, partly because they haven’t paid enough attention to groups that contribute disproportionately to HIV acquisition and transmission, experts say. Greater efforts should be made to ensure that ‘universal test and treat’ programmes… Read More »

People living in noisy traffic areas may be 30 per cent more likely to have a deadly stroke

People living in noisy traffic areas may be 30% more likely to have a deadly stroke ‘because they’re more stressed and less likely to exercise’ Scientists suggest it may be a lack of greenspace rather than the noise itself They studied 2,761 stroke victims in Spain and looked at where they lived A 984-foot (300m)… Read More »