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Wearables Are Good For Older People, Too — The Latest From Laurie Orlov

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a whole lot of digital transformation for people staying home. For digital natives, that wasn’t such an exogenous shock. For older people who are digital immigrants, they will remember their initial Zoom get-together’s with much-missed family, ordering groceries online in the first ecommerce purchase, and using telemedicine for the first time… Read More »

Weight gain after changing treatment more likely when switching from efavirenz or old-style tenofovir

Gaining weight after switching to a new antiretroviral combination is common, especially after switching from efavirenz or the older formulation of tenofovir, but most weight gain is modest and occurs in the first year after switching, a review of 12 large clinical trials shows. The results suggest that some older antiretrovirals may have a weight-suppressive… Read More »

Suffering from seasonal allergies? Experts share their top products to keep hay fever at bay

Suffering with itchy eyes, a runny nose or constant sneezing? You’re not alone — pollen season is well underway, making the walks and outdoor gatherings that were formerly the highlights of lockdown living a nuisance. As the country continues to open up, it’s increasingly important to get allergies under control, though experts note it is… Read More »