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Spondyloarthritis: Educational Gaps and Unmet Needs
Philip J. Mease, MD, and John D. Reveille, MD, outline the unmet needs and educational gaps in spondyloarthritis, including collaboration, under-diagnosis, and recognizing signs and symptoms.
A new approach to treating the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) could allow patients to temporarily stop their medication, according to a team from the University of Leuven in Belgium.
What’s being described as a “research trifecta” is making waves in effort to find a vaccine for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
AIDS researchers in Zambia found that patients getting antiretrovirals tend to have higher rates of unplanned pregnancies. Reversing that trend could be as simple as providing more birth control options at clinics where patients get their ART.
The first study to look at the relationship between sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and the severity of borderline personality disorder (BPD) symptoms came back with some staggering numbers.
When a patient is dying, it can be difficult to know what to say to them. Here are a few tips and approaches that I have gathered from experts that I hope will help you get through those hard conversations while continuing to provide the best possible care to your patient.
Being a good doctor is hard work, especially considering the current state of our health care system. Some doctors, however, are simply bad news. And because most doctors today have comparable education and credentials, bad doctors don’t exactly stick out like sore thumbs.
Research indicates that serum zinc concentration appears to be inversely associated with serum C-reactive protein concentration, possibly contributing to chronic inflammation, in patients with HIV.
Researchers warn that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are more dangerous than previously thought, and should be prescribed with great care among patients with heart disease.

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