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New strategies to identify and help women victims of intimate partner violence Screening for and counseling women exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) is part of the free preventive services covered within the U.S.
Medical News Today | Jan 26, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Regulating the toxicity of silver nanoparticles The use of colloidal silver to treat illnesses has become more popular in recent years, but its ingestion, prohibited in countries like the US, can be harmful to health.
Medical News Today | Jan 23, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Research suggests possible HIV risk with birth control shot Analysis of several studies measuring rates of HIV infection among women using hormonal contraceptives in sub-Saharan Africa has suggested that birth shots could increase HIV risk.
Medical News Today | Jan 23, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds dramatic decline in risk for heart attacks among HIV-positive Kaiser Permanente California members Previously reported increased risk of heart attacks among HIV-positive individuals has been largely reversed in recent years for Kaiser Permanente's California patients, according to a study...
Medical News Today | Jan 22, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Emergency medical support needed to prevent deaths in Donetsk and Luhansk Concerns are growing over the disruption in treatment for people living with HIV and tuberculosis in Eastern Ukraine where fighting in the rebel-controlled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk has...
Medical News Today | Jan 21, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Monkey model suggests cabotegravir could reduce dosing for high risk HIV patients A regime of anti-HIV drugs -- components of regimens to treat established HIV infection -- has the potential to protect against infection in the first place.
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Despite HAART, socially disadvantaged pregnant women with HIV at greater risk for having detectable virus at delivery Socially disadvantaged pregnant women with HIV who initiate HAART (highly active antiretroviral treatment) for the first time during pregnancy face a greater risk for having detectable virus at...
Medical News Today | Jan 19, 2015 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In a mouse model of infection, vaccine-induced CD4 T cells have adverse effect A study led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has found that a vaccine that elicits only CD4 T cells against a mouse model of a chronic viral infection results in an...
Medical News Today | Jan 19, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers call for increased focus on how the HIV/AIDS epidemic affects the southern U.S. The southern U.S. had the nation's lowest five-year survival rate among those diagnosed with HIV or AIDS in 2003-2004, according to new research.
Medical News Today | Jan 18, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A harm-reduction approach to drug use needed by the US The United States' law-and-order approach to reducing the supply of drugs and punishing sellers and users has impeded the development of a public health model that views drug addiction as a disease...
Medical News Today | Jan 16, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend