Breuninger joins Fur Free Retailer programme

Renunciation of real fur: product ranges successfully transformed Stuttgart, 26/01/2021 At the end of 2020, fashion and lifestyle company Breuninger discontinued the sale of real fur in all department stores throughout Germany as well as in its online shop breuninger.com. With this move, Breuninger joins the international Fur Free Retailer programme, making an important contribution… Read More »

Australia’s big vaccine advantage

Scott Morrison says Australia won’t be “completely hostage” to overseas vaccine schedules once it begins to manufacture the AstraZeneca jab onshore. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on Monday granted the Pfizer vaccine provisional approval for use in Australia, the first COVID-19 vaccine Supply issues have hampered the delivery of the jab across Europe, and the… Read More »

Living with HIV associated with a fivefold increase in the risk of insomnia

People living with HIV are over five times more likely to report insomnia than matched HIV-negative controls, according to research from England and Ireland published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases. Sleeplessness in people with HIV was associated with poorer quality of life and in most cases was undiagnosed and untreated. Overall, 21% of people with… Read More »

Can Carrots Help Combat COVID?

Carrots (Daucus carota) are root vegetables and one of the most popular food ingredients used worldwide. Researchers have found this popular vegetable may hold one key in the fight against COVID-19.1 Historians believe the history of the carrot is somewhat obscured since, initially, carrots and parsnips were used interchangeably and it has been difficult to… Read More »

New edition of HIV & sex booklet focuses on U=U

We are excited to announce the sixth edition of our HIV & sex booklet, updated from 2016. This latest edition of HIV & sex represents a distinct shift from the previous one, with significant changes throughout. HIV & sex is available through our patient information scheme as an online booklet (PDF). Members can access it… Read More »