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Generic Version of HIV Prevention Drug Available in U.S. By Sept. 2020

Generic Version of HIV Prevention Drug Available in U.S. By Sept. 2020

A generic version of the HIV prevention pill Truvada will be available in the United States by September 2020, a year earlier than expected, according to Gilead Sciences. Latest HIV News When taken daily, Truvada prevents HIV transmission. This approach is called HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). “Gilead reached an agreement with Teva Pharmaceuticals in 2014 […]

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Health Tip: Benefits of Fitness Boxing

Health Tip: Benefits of Fitness Boxing

(HealthDay News) — Fitness boxing is a popular way for adults to stay fit. Latest Exercise & Fitness News Unlike regular boxing, fitness boxing does not involve sparring, so there is no risk of head trauma, says Harvard Medical School. Instead, participants throw punches at the air or at a punching bag. Harvard mentions these […]

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Hepatitis A Infections Soaring: CDC

Hepatitis A Infections Soaring: CDC

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Digestion News THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The number of Americans infected with hepatitis A has grown nearly 300% in just three years, health officials reported Thursday. The staggering increase has come despite an effective vaccine and is seen mostly among drug abusers and the homeless, according to […]

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Does Removing Your Appendix Put You at Risk for Parkinson’s?

Does Removing Your Appendix Put You at Risk for Parkinson’s?

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Digestion News THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s a connection few have probably considered, but new research suggests that having your appendix removed may up your risk for Parkinson’s disease down the road. The finding follows an analysis that examined health records for roughly 62 million patients. Of […]

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How Much Protein Do You Need for Weight Loss and Muscle Growth?

How Much Protein Do You Need for Weight Loss and Muscle Growth?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Low-carb, vegetarian, Mediterranean — whatever your diet, it’s important to get enough protein. Although research hasn’t yet pinpointed one perfect formula, experts say that the typical “recommended” daily minimums aren’t optimal, and that it helps to factor in […]

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Cover Up! Don’t Soak Up Those Sun Rays

Cover Up! Don’t Soak Up Those Sun Rays

Latest Cancer News FRIDAY, May 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Only half of Americans routinely protect themselves from the sun when outdoors, a recent American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) survey found. Those who don’t practice sun safety put themselves at increased risk for skin cancer, which is the most common cancer in the United States, […]

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Summer Is Tough for Asthma Sufferers

Summer Is Tough for Asthma Sufferers

Latest Asthma News THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Summertime can bring asthma sufferers a lot of misery, but lung experts say watching for warning signs of breathing trouble can guard against serious complications. “As the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health, we think it’s crucial for people with asthma […]

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What to know about supplements for muscles

What to know about supplements for muscles

Muscle-building supplements can improve physical performance during resistance training and help stimulate muscle growth. Protein and creatine are two popular supplements that can have these effects.Resistance training, such as weightlifting, puts a high degree of strain on the muscles. Over time, the muscles adapt, becoming stronger and, typically, larger. Many muscle-building supplements are available for […]