• Scientists identify genetic factors that may cause some people to become obese

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    New research on leptin, a hormone that regulates appetite, reveals a previously unknown mechanism that may be responsible for at least 10 percent of obesity cases. The findings could help identify individuals with treatable forms of the condition.
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  • Women Have High Syphilis Rates, Too

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    The increase in syphilis rates is not confined to gay and bisexual men. New data show that women with HIV, particularly those who inject drugs, are at substantial risk.
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  • New hepatitis C cases down by almost 70 percent in HIV-positive men in London

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    New cases of hepatitis C amongst HIV-positive men in London have fallen by nearly 70 percent in recent years. The new analysis of data from three clinics in London found 256 men were diagnosed between 2013-2018. New infections peaked at 17 for every 1,000 people studied in 2015 and fell to six by 2018.
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