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How safe is PrEP? Meta-analysis finds no increased risk of serious side-effects

A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of tenofovir or tenofovir/emtricitabine as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has found no increase in the risk of serious adverse health events over placebo. In particular, there was no increase in bone fractures or significant kidney dysfunction, although there was more mild kidney dysfunction (grades 1 and 2) in PrEP users.… Read More »

Non-Toxic Nail Polish May Not Be So Safe

When you think of the hazards of being beautiful, what comes to mind is likely painfully thin models or trying to walk in six-inch stiletto heels. What probably would never cross your mind is going for your weekly manicure. Yet even if you are careful and only stick with certain safe brands of nail polish,… Read More »