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“Don't Have Sex” Is a Useless Message When Trying to Reduce HIV Risk
Researchers say a billion-dollar US government program that used abstinence-only education to fight the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) succeeded in one sense: It proved abstinence-focused programs don’t work.
Diabetic retinapathy is one of the leading causes of blindness
Andrew Hartwick, PhD, The College of Optometry at The Ohio State University wants to understand why regardless of normal, standard vision tests, there is still clearly something wrong with pateints' sight.
Children and teens admitted to the hospital with pneumonia had a shorter length of stay with ibuprofen treatment than with acetaminophen, a Bronx team reported.
Medical economists estimate Crohn's disease is responsible for $3.48 billion in total national costs (expected to increase to $3.72 billion in 2025).
Children with perinatal HIV who have been exposed to violence, or whose caregivers have been assaulted as adults, appear to have higher unsuppressed viral loads and lower CD4 levels compared with kids without violence exposure.
Kids with type 1 diabetes may be at higher risk for vitamin D deficiency.
A test for acute HIV infection should be offered to those who report having symptoms within the last two weeks, not just those experiencing them at the time of testing, a new study suggests.
Serving people living with HIV means coordinating myriad programs and agencies. Two new studies suggest ways to do that efficiently.

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