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HIV-positive women less likely to be treated successfully for cervical precancer

Women living with HIV are more likely than HIV-negative women to have residual or recurring abnormal cells after treatment for precancerous cervical lesions, according to research recently published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. This systematic review and meta-analysis found that treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN), or abnormal cells that could progress to cancer, was nearly… Read More »

Chain restaurants are less healthy than fast food, global study finds

Overly large portions and food laden with sugar and fats are regularly being served in sit-down eateries, as well as fast food outlets, according to two studies published in the BMJ on Wednesday. Contrary to popular belief, the problem — which experts say is fueling obesity, pushing up rates of diabetes, heart disease and other… Read More »