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Gentrification and declining Black population may be a key factor behind San Francisco’s declining HIV rates

Dramatic declines in HIV diagnoses in San Francisco have been attributed to testing, treatment and PrEP, but the declining Black population in the city is an unexamined factor, Dr Jade Pagkas-Bather of the University of Chicago and colleagues argue in the December issue of The Lancet HIV. There has been a 22% fall in San… Read More »

The science behind the ketogenic diet

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. I strongly encourage the author of the article to take one class via The Institute for Functional Medicine. Ring Smart Home Security Systems. HDL cholesterol levels significantly increased, whereas LDL cholesterol levels significantly decreased after treatment. I think monosaturated fats should be emphasized — such as is found in peanut butter… Read More »

What Will Healthcare Costs Be After COVID? PwC Looks Behind the 2021 Numbers

Whether healthcare spending in 2021 increases by double-digits or falls by one-third directly depends on how the coronavirus pandemic will play out over the rest of 2020, based on PwC’s annual report on medical cost trends for 2021. The three cost scenarios are based on assumptions shown in the fine print on the first chart:… Read More »

The True Story Behind The Irishman Character Jimmy Hoffa’s Disappearance

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman drops on Netflix this Wednesday. The mob film brings up the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa, played by Al Pacino. Who was Jimmy Hoffa, and is he still alive? Here’s everything to know. Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman, which premiered at the New York Film Festival in September and dropped on Neftlix Wednesday,… Read More »

Nobel laureate behind Bristol-Myers’ I-O superstar Opdivo demands a bigger cut

Opdivo, the blockbuster cancer drug Bristol-Myers Squibb co-developed with Japan’s Ono Pharmaceutical, is a cash cow in the global market. But a Nobel laureate who helped create the drug isn’t happy with his cut. Tasuku Honjo, a Japanese immunologist and Nobel Prize winner for his identification of the immune cell protein PD-1, wants to renegotiate… Read More »