Tag Archives: Years

Covid has slashed life expectancy by three YEARS in the North West of England

Covid has slashed life expectancy by a ‘jaw dropping’ three YEARS in the North West of England after region suffered highest death rate in the country North West men and women’s life expectancy dropped by a combined 2.8 years  The figure is higher than the 2.1-year decline across England last year  Risk of Covid death 24… Read More »

Forty years a survivor

I wrote this post originally for a Facebook group for long-term survivors of HIV, partly in response to comments that implied that calling yourself a long-term survivor was to claim a kind of special status. Saturday 5 June, a date now enshrined as HIV Long Term Survivors’ Awareness Day, was the 40th anniversary of the… Read More »

Every-other-month injectable cabotegravir and rilpivirine suppresses viral load for two years

Long-acting cabotegravir (Vocabria) and rilpivirine (Rekambys) injections maintain viral suppression for two years, according to follow-up study results presented this week at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). The European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved the injectable combination — the first complete HIV regimen that does not require daily pills — in December 2020.… Read More »

50s years old man balance diet

They may also help to buffer against bowel inflammation, a factor in bowel cancer, [11] which becomes more common as we get older. Special Reports. To help you cut back, make meat a side dish and turn your vegetable and whole grains into the main attraction. Get 7 to 8 hours of sleep. Informative, in-depth… Read More »

In the Past Ten Years, Workers’ Health Insurance Premiums Have Grown Much Faster Than Wages

For a worker in the U.S. who benefits from health insurance at the workplace, the annual family premium will average $ 21,342 this year, according to the 2020 Employer Health Benefits Survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation. The first chart illustrates the growth of the premium shares split by employer and employee contributions. Over ten… Read More »