Hepatitis C does not contribute to mental impairment in patients who are coinfected with HIV when there is an absence of substantial liver damage, according to a study published online in the journal Neurology.
A new system designed to reduce pathogens in donated blood plasma and reduce the risk of transfusion-transmitted infections has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.
The number of cases of syphilis in the United States jumped 10% from 2012 to 2013, with gay and bisexual men accounting for 75% of the increase, US health officials reported Tuesday.
Staff members who perceive a work climate of crisis mode in their hospital units say that it leads to problems in exchanging patient information, according to research published online Dec. 10 in the Journal of Hospital Medicine.
People applying to become medical residents in the United States speak a wide range of non-English languages, but many aren't the languages spoken by patients with limited English skills, according to a research letter published in the Dec. 10 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, a theme issue on medical education.
U.S. physicians may not be following the latest guidelines on HIV care, a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report concludes.