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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 »

Heart Attacks, Strokes Are Declining Among People With Diabetes

FRIDAY, May 1, 2020 — An Australian study has good news for people with type 2 diabetes — fewer people with diabetes are having heart attacks and strokes compared to 20 years ago. Heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular complications have declined in the general population, too. But the decreases among people with diabetes have… Read More »