HIV/AIDS News Digest: April 26, 2011
April 26, 2011
Here is a quick look at a few HIV/AIDS stories recently reported in the media:
To address the fact that African Americans are at higher risk to die from heart disease and that antiretrovirals increase that risk, researchers put together a healthier lifestyle program geared toward African-American mixed-status couples.
Their results were promising.
By analyzing data from 275 couples who participated in eight weekly two-hour sessions, researchers found a positive change in lifestyle would reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases. The healthy lifestyle changes they noticed were higher consumption of fruits and vegetables, lower consumption of fatty foods, an increase in prostate cancer screenings for men, an increase in mammograms for women, and an increase in physical activity.View Full Article
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