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Consent, power and age difference between young black gay couples may have more effect on HIV transmission than individual characteristics, US study finds

A quite large survey of young black gay and bisexual men in two Texan cities, Houston and Dallas, has found that power dynamics between gay couples may be the most important influence on the onward spread of HIV through the black gay community, rather than factors that disadvantage individuals such as youth, poverty or low… Read More »

When it comes to cholesterol levels, white meat may be no better than red meat — and plant-based protein beats both

A study published recently in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition sparked interest when it reported that red and white meat have a similar effect on low-density lipoprotein (LDL, or “bad”) cholesterol, which is associated with increased heart disease risk. You may conclude, “Well, if chicken is just as bad for my cholesterol as red… Read More »

Researchers are working on a pill for loneliness, as studies suggest the condition is worse than obesity

The volunteers at the University of Chicago’s Brain Dynamics Laboratory, all otherwise young and healthy, were tied together by really only one thing: nearly off-the-chart scores on the most widely used scale measuring loneliness. Asked how often they felt they had no one they could turn to, how often they felt their relationships seemed superficial… Read More »

Hidden home is bigger than it looks

A commanding street presence is a term often used to attach value to a property, however the brief Architect Andrew Child received for a build in Inverloch, on the Victorian coast, south-east of Melbourne asked for quite the opposite. “This project was unique in that it’s a house that attempts to minimise its street presence,”… Read More »

More than a third of people in the Americas may have obstructive sleep apnea

(Reuters Health) – Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may affect as many as 37% of adults in North, Central and South America, according to a review of epidemiological studies presented June 9 at Sleep 2019, the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies in San Antonio, Texas. The finding was no surprise to the review’s… Read More »