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David Rosenthal from Northwell Health: PrEP Still Seeking Acceptance in the Medical Community
Pre Exposure Prophylaxis, otherwise known as PrEP is a medication designed to help at risk patients avoid contracting HIV. While there are many potential benefits to this treatment it is not as widely available as some on the medical community might like.
The diagnosis and treatment processes for brain tumors are very important and delicate times for the patients which requires a delicate touch by their doctors.
There are many varieties of brain tumors and they each require different approaches in treatment if one exists. Finding the right treatment and potential new ones is a focus of the field overall.
There is a natural fear and anxiety when patients hear the term brain tumor. However, doctors are working to alleviate that as much as possible through a variety of treatments and procedures.
The MD Magazine editors rounded up the 10 best stories from July – did you read them all?
Researchers caution that Pregabalin, an agent approved by the FDA to treat epilepsy, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain, may be associated with an increased risk of major birth defects after first trimester exposure, though results are inconclusive.
Retrospective analysis of ablation outcomes before and after a medical center began using ultrasound to guide vascular access indicates that the technology significantly reduces complications.
University of Texas at Austin researchers appear to have developed a novel technique based on electrochemical collisions to selectively, rapidly, and sensitively detect single viruses in urine.
A retrospective Australian study found that illicit drug users were almost four times as likely as nonusers to require intensive care for an asthma exacerbation.

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