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Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
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Every day, there are more than 1 million new cases of curable sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among people aged 15-49 years, according to data released by the World Health Organisation...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
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The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has updated its diabetes standards of care to incorporate results from the CREDENCE trial, published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
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Walking at least 4400 steps daily might help improve survival in older women, a JAMA Internal Medicine study suggests — welcome news for people who do not hit the much-promoted goal of 10000...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
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Donate blood and give a gift of life
World blood donor day (June 14) is an annual event, usually on the same date each year, to thank voluntary blood donors, acknowledge them and encourage blood donation, especially by representing...
Posted: 2019-06-15 18:00:00
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AHA offers CVD guidance for patients with HIV
The American Heart Association (AHA) offers new guidance in preventing and managing cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV. Here are some of the group’s recommendations, published in Circulation:
Posted: 2019-06-08 18:00:00
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Countries failing on gender equality, SDG Index finds
Results for 129 countries measured by a new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Gender Index released by Equal Measures 2030 show that the world is far from achieving gender equality, with 1.4...
Posted: 2019-06-08 18:00:00
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Treatment changes for mild asthma?
Two new trials could lead to changes in the way mild asthma is managed. The findings were presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference and published in the New England...
Posted: 2019-06-08 18:00:00
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Fasting is not necessary before lipid tests
A new analysis, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, adds to the evidence that nonfasting lipid measurements are as clinically useful as fasting measurements.
Posted: 2019-06-08 18:00:00
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Switch off food and drug allergy symptoms
An allergic reaction can be severe or life-threatening. Allergy usually shows up as itching, pain, skin rash, sun sensitivity, hives, watery eyes, swelling of the eyes, breathing difficulties,...
Posted: 2019-06-08 18:00:00
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Predicting in utero HIV infection in newborns
HIV symptoms in newborns and insufficient prenatal care, limited antiretroviral therapy, and high viral load in mothers increased likelihood of in utero infection.