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Omega-3 fish oil supplements may lower heart attack risk

Taking omega-3 fish oil supplements every day may reduce the risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular events, including death. However, it may not protect against stroke. According to a new meta-analysis of recent clinical trial data, taking daily omega-3 supplements could protect against heart attacks. These were the findings of an updated meta-analysis that… Read More »

‘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 »