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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 »

Taking a hot bath twice a week is 'BETTER than exercise' for treating depression

Taking a hot bath twice a week is ‘BETTER than exercise’ for treating depression Hot baths cut people’s score on a depression test by twice as much as exercise Warm water could fix the body clock which is disturbed in depressed people In a study people were more likely to continue with bathing than working… Read More »