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Danish research underlines the importance of monitoring kidney function in patients doing well on antiretrovirals

[unable to retrieve full-text content]The prevalence of impaired kidney function is low among white HIV-positive individuals with an undetectable viral load, Danish investigators report in HIV Medicine.  However, the rate was still double that seen in closely matched HIV-negative controls (4% vs 2%), and as a risk factor for impaired kidney function, infection with HIV was… Read More »

Could Prue Leith finally rescue patients from the horrors of hospital food?

Bake Off star Prue Leith is hired by Boris Johnson to overhaul hospital food after six die from listeria after eating NHS sandwiches Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants Prue Leith to sort out hospital food The Bake Off judge will front a ‘root and branch’ review of NHS food standards Six patients died recently having… Read More »