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How much would you pay for a nap? | Medical Blog

Los Cruces High School in New Mexico decided to address the growing problem of sleepy students by allowing naps. Last week the Wall Street Journal ran a

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woman-women-middle-age-patient-menopause-exercise-yoga-workout

Study: Exercise is Not the Key to Weight Control | News Brief

Researchers who studied young adults from the United States and four other countries found that neither physical activity nor sedentary time were associated with weight gain. An

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lung-disease-tb-Tuberculosis

Clinical Complications Associated with Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV/Tuberculosis Coinfected Patients | News Brief

Today Future Science Group announces the publication of an article in Future Virology highlighting the clinical complications associated with ART in Chinese HIV/ Tuberculosis (TB) coinfected patients.

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hiv-aids

Progress Toward HIV Cure Highlighted in Issue of AIDS Research & Human Retroviruses | News Brief

A comprehensive collection of articles describing the broad scope and current status of this global effort is published in a special issue of AIDS Research and Human

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Short-Course Tocilizumab May Up Hep B Reactivation in RA | News Brief

Three patients with chronic HBV infection had reactivation, but they were asymptomatic

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2017-immunization-schedule

AAFP Releases 2017 Immunization Schedules | Feature

The CDC and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), together with the AAFP and other medical professional organizations, have released the 2017 adult and childhood immunization

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CME/CE – Conference Highlights: IDWeek 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at IDWeek 2016, the combined annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, HIV Medicine Association,

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American Cancer Society Endorses Two-Dose Regimen for HPV Vaccination | News Brief

The guideline has been updated to reflect recent federal recommendation. The American Cancer Society has endorsed updated recommendations on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination from the Advisory Committee

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physician-doctor-angry-frustrated-burn-out-burnout-telephone-communicate

Perfecting the Post-Visit Procedure | Medical Blog

After-visit calls aren’t working; what can be done instead? Right outside of my office door is one of the workstations where our medical technicians perform one of

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tick-lyme-disease

Antibiotic Gel Prevents Borreliosis Resulting from Tick Bites | News Brief

An antibiotic gel based on azithromycin  helps to prevent the onset of Lyme borreliosis following a tick bite, finds new research. In addition to the Medical University

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tuberculosis-asthma-lungs-pulmonology-breathing

Analyzing Factors That Link Chronic Rhinosinusitis & Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease | Feature

Patients with CRS and GERD appear to be more likely to have atopic conditions and asthma when compared with patients who have CRS but not GERD. Recent

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respiratory

Common Pain Relievers May Increase Heart Attack Risk During Respiratory Infections | News Brief

Widely used pain relievers may increase the risk of a heart attack when used during a cold or flu-like illness, according to a new study published in

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Staphylococcus-aureus-MRSA-bacteria

NIH Scientists Illuminate Role of Staph Toxins in Bacterial Sepsis | News Brief

Mouse study ties toxin to severity of blood infections. Staphylococcus epidermidis bacteria are a significant health concern for hospitalized infants, children and anyone with implanted medical devices.

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Escherichia-Coli-ecoli

Antibiotics Can Boost Bacterial Reproduction | News Brief

The growth of bacteria can be stimulated by antibiotics, scientists have discovered. The EPSRC-funded researchers exposed E.coli bacteria to eight rounds of antibiotic treatment over four days

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stethoscope-gavel-malpractice-lawsuit

Stronger Malpractice Laws Don’t Reduce Complications | Medical Blog

A study of over 890,000 Medicare beneficiaries shows that states with malpractice environments unfavorable to physicians do not see improved postoperative outcomes for 11 different types of

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Burnout_Satisfaction-Feature

Depression Among Resident Physicians | Feature

According to previous research, resident physicians experience higher rates of depression than the general public. Beyond the effects of depression on the individual, resident depression has also

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allergy-food-allergies-allergen

Food is Medicine for HIV-Positive, Type 2 Diabetes Patients | News Brief

Study finds good nutrition improves medication adherence, mental health. HIV-positive people who received healthy food and snacks for six months were more likely to adhere to their

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Study Finds Premature Death Rates Diverge in the United States by Ethnicity | News Brief

Premature death rates have declined in the United States among Hispanics, blacks, and Asian/Pacific Islanders, but increased among whites and American Indian/Alaska Natives. Premature death rates have

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patients-doctors-physicians-exam-clipboard

Physician-Hospital Integration is More Complex than Expected | News Brief

Current research has focused on the overall trend of tighter integration, but it has not examined the more granular level of how hospitals transition between integration forms

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Azithromycin Given in Labor Cuts Maternal, Neonatal Infections | News Brief

Lower incidence of maternal infections and lower overall prevalence of infections among newborns

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