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hepatitis-diagnosis

Risk of reinfection is a concern after successful hepatitis C treatment

People on opiate agonist substitution therapy can be successfully treated with grazoprevir/elbasvir (Zepatier) – achieving cure rates similar to those of the population as a whole –

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gonorrhea-std-sexually-transmitted-disease

New Warning Signs that Gonorrhea Treatment May be Losing Effectiveness

More options urgently needed – encouraging progress toward one new treatment For the first time in the United States, health officials have identified a cluster of gonorrhea

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bloodwork-vial-test

At what rate are syphilis cases rising among gay men in the US? CDC presents new data

New state-level data from a presentation from 2016 STD Prevention Conference reveal how high syphilis cases continue to rise among gay and bisexual men in the US?

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measles-allergy-allergies-rash-itch-scratch

Historical Milestone with Measles in the Americas

Measles transmission had been considered interrupted in the Region since 2002, when the last endemic case was reported in the Americas. After a 22-year effort, where does

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Many Doctors Reluctant to Reveal Mental Health Issues

Perceived stigma, fear of career repercussions hinder treatment, study suggests

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bloodwork-vial-test

CDC Whistleblower Claims Agency has been Using Wrong Zika Test | Feature

In the midst of the fight to control Zika, the top public health agency in the United States has been engaged in an intense internal debate about

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sea-salt-cartoon

Sea Salt | Feature

“Cut back on sea salt.”                

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sick-ill-bed-temperature-thermometer

Can We Create a Vaccine Against Common Cold? | Feature

Scientists are making the case that a vaccine against rhinoviruses, the predominant cause of the common cold, is achievable. The quest for a vaccine against rhinoviruses may

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scientist-research-petri-dish-bacteria

A 25-year-old’s Answer to Antibiotic Resistance | Feature

Could this be the end of superbugs? A 25-year-old student has just come up with a way to fight drug-resistant superbugs without antibiotics. The new approach has

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uti-urimary-tract-infection

UTI testing technology cuts screening time to four hours | Feature

Researchers using DNA sequencing to profile antibiotic resistance in infection have achieved a turnaround time from ‘sample to answer’ of less than four hours for urinary tract

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aids34

Increased HIV Testing Among Men Who Have Sex With Men | Feature

Data from 21 jurisdictions show higher percentages with negative HIV test 12 months before diagnosis

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Pharmacist-Reaction-Cartoon

Pharmacist’s Reaction | Feature

“Don’t be alarmed by the pharmacist’s reaction when you show him this prescription.”                    

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cancer-cell-oncology

How Can Magnetic Bacteria Treat Cancer? | Feature

One of the biggest challenges in cancer therapy is being able to sufficiently deliver chemotherapy drugs to tumors without exposing healthy tissues to their toxic effects. Researchers

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stomach62

Standard vs Double Dose Pantoprazole | Feature

Findings in patients with gastric adenoma or early gastric cancer undergoing endoscopic resection

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MIC030ML

TP53, MDM2 Alterations Linked to Cisplatin Resistance in GCT | Feature

TP53, MDM2 alterations predict adverse prognosis in patients with germ cell tumors

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US-NLM-PubMed-Logo.svg

Using PrEP, losing condoms? PrEP promotion may undermine safe sex. | Feature

AIDS (London, England) 2016 9 20() Abstract PrEP is a crucial new tool for the prevention of HIV. However, careful attention must be paid as to whether

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Ancient Remedy Becomes Novel Approach to Treating Clostridium Difficile Infection | Feature

Modern medicine is taking a new look at an ancient remedy for severe diarrhea as a novel approach to treat a serious gastrointestinal infection. Clostridium difficile, or

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needle-vaccine-vaccination-syringe

Antibodies Triggered by Avian Influenza Virus Vaccine Illuminate A New Path Toward A Universal Flu Vaccine | Feature

Diverse antibodies induced in humans by vaccination with an avian influenza virus vaccine may offer broader, more durable protection against multiple strains of influenza than today’s vaccines

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social-media-apps-applications-mobile-tablet

13 apps to help nurses improve patient care | Feature

Nurses play a crucial role in improving the care of a hospital’s patients. As technology comes increasingly into play, health apps may be particularly beneficial to improve

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Impact-Abuse-DeterrentOpioids-Feature

The Impact of Abuse-Deterrent Opioids | Feature

The introduction of abuse-deterrent opioids and the withdrawal of propoxyphene appear to have led to substantial decreases in both prescription opioid dispensing and overdose. Opioid formulation changes may be a viable option toward reducing abuse of these drugs.

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