Tag Archives: Poor

5 Companies That Are Capitalizing On Helping The Poor Get Healthier

For too long many companies have catered to the wealthiest and healthiest consumers – the ones who can afford to pay for organic non-GMO groceries, hire personal trainers and go to the doctor without worrying about insurance co-pays. But these firms are overlooking a potentially big market: the poor who can’t afford healthy food, expensive… Read More »

HIV infections among black gay men taking PrEP, probably due to poor adherence

Awareness and use of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) among black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States increased significantly between 2014 and 2017, according to research published in 1 November edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. The study also showed that PrEP was reaching… Read More »

Middle Aged Stress Associated With Smaller Brain Size And Poor Memory

Research has found that middle-aged individuals in their forties and fifties with elevated cortisol levels, a hormone associated with stress, perform worse on cognitive and memory tasks compared to individuals of the same age who have average levels of cortisol. Elevated blood cortisol levels were also linked to smaller brain volumes. One factor that’s getting… Read More »