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HIV Drug Heightens Birth Defect Risk if Taken During Conception

1 hour ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

The AIDS drug dolutegravir poses a small but significant risk of causing neural-tube defects for newborns when HIV-infected mothers are taking the drug when they conceive...
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Quality of Life Significantly Increases After Uterine Fibroid Treatment

14 hours ago   |   BWH   |   2 articles

Women who received one of three treatments for uterine fibroids aid their symptoms diminished and their quality of life significantly increased.
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Continuation of community-wide HIV testing could lead to reductions in new HIV cases

23 hours ago   |   News Medical

Continuation of community-wide HIV testing and prompt initiation of treatment as delivered in the HPTN 071 study in South Africa and Zambia could lead to substantial reductions...
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Physician Counseling After HIV Diagnosis Could Stem Epidemic

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Authorities in the United States are using genetic tests to trace the path of HIV through communities, and physicians are helping marginalized patients understand what this...
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Tsepamo: 3 in 1,000 infants exposed to dolutegravir have neural tube defects

1 day ago   |   Healio

According to results from the ongoing Tsepamo study in Botswana, infants born to women who took the integrase inhibitor dolutegravir for HIV infection from conception remained...
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The LGBTQ Health Clinic That Faced a Dark Truth About the AIDS Crisis

1 day ago   |   The Atlantic

On an otherwise quiet residential block, with a school on one side and a church on the other, a nightclub once drew crowds from all along the East Coast for some of Washington...
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Automated OCT for after-hours care aids in patient management

1 day ago   |   Healio

Easy-to-use automated OCT systems can enhance patient care in high-volume after-hours clinics when traditional scans are typically not available, according to a study. Limited...
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The Entertaining Way to Behavioral Change: Fighting HIV with MTV - by Abhijit Banerjee, Eliana La Ferrara, Victor H. Orozco-Olvera

1 day ago   |   National Bureau of Economic Research

We test the effectiveness of an entertainment education TV series, MTV Shuga, aimed at providing information and changing attitudes and behaviors related to HIV/AIDS. Using a...
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Non-invasive diagnostic method could aid in early detection, monitoring of bladder cancer

4 days ago   |   News Medical

This non-invasive diagnostic method could help detect the disease in its earliest stages with a small urine sample.
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Hearing loss tied with mental, physical, and social ailments in older people

4 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Hearing loss has a profound impact on older people, as it can lead to anxiety, restricted activity, and perhaps even cognitive decline and dementia. Research has examined...
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Pro Baseball Players Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Pro Baseball Players Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Athletes in Major League Baseball tend to live about 24% longer than the average American guy, according to a century's worth of mortality rates among nearly 10,500 pro... Read more ...

Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

Air pollution has lowered US life expectancy, study finds

A new study led by Imperial College London has found that emissions from tiny PM2.5 particles has lowered life expectancy in the US by 0.15 years for women and 0.13 years for men. Read more ...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational diabetes or gain weight'

The risk of diabetes during pregnancy reduced by 35% in British women following a Mediterranean diet compared to a diet recommended by health officials. Read more ...

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA said today it will have an update on a new regulatory structure for CBD by early fall. The announcement came via a press release on another warning issued to a CBD marketer... Read more ...

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Mental health will finally be treated like physical health in Oregon schools this upcoming year Schools in Oregon will now treat mental health like any other physical ailment... Read more ...

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

Death rates are soaring among young Americans

The uptick, shown in a CDC report today, was so sharp that deaths hit 10-year records for young Hispanic Americans and young African Americans, and a 20-year record for young... Read more ...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement awareness, researchers say

Dietary supplementation appears to be widely used in sport with athletes relying on inadequate sources of information and may be largely unaware of sources to detect supplement... Read more ...

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Those who took testosterone replacement therapy had a 21% higher risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke or mini-stroke than those who did not take the... Read more ...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new study finds 

Analyzing the brain scans of 40 diplomats, the team at Penn State identified differences in the grey matter compared to healthy individuals, leading them to believe something... Read more ...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is...

New public school "history" book teaches students that President Trump is "mentally ill," supporters "racist"

The government indoctrination racket known as the public school system recently became a little more “progressive” with the addition of a new “American History” textbook... Read more ...