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High blood pressure: The one activity you should always indulge in to lower your reading

High blood pressure happens when the blood exerts too much pressure on the arteries in the body. It’s dangerous because it can lead to serious health problems like heart attacks and strokes. One in four people in the UK have high blood pressure, but many won’t realise it as the condition rarely has noticeable symptoms.… Read More »

Transgender women taking PrEP have lower levels of PrEP drugs, especially in rectal tissues, than cisgender men

A study presented at last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P) in Madrid shows that transgender women who are taking feminising hormones and also taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) have levels of the PrEP drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine in their blood that are about 25% lower than those in cisgender men, and levels in rectal… Read More »