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Cytomegalovirus linked to metabolic dysfunction in adults without obesity

February 11, 2016

A weak but statistically significant relationship was found between cytomegalovirus and metabolic dysfunction adults without obesity.

“In contrast, [cytomegalovirus] was not associated with metabolic health in obese participants, and there was no association between obesity and [cytomegalovirus],” the researchers wrote.

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Vaccine funding grows to $3.6 billion for low-, middle-income countries

February 11, 2016
Development assistance for vaccination efforts in low- and middle-income countries grew from $822 million in 2000 to $3.6 billion in 2014, according to new findings…
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Obesity and total joint arthroplasty: Time to examine needs in a different light

Orthopedics Today, February 2016
Ibrahim Azboy, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS
The prevalence of obesity in the general population is increasing. Obesity is estimated to affect approximately one-third of adults in the United States. It is estimated…
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More research needed for guidance on one-stage vs two-stage exchange to treat PJI after TKA

Orthopedics Today, February 2016
When it comes to the treatment of periprosthetic joint infection following total knee arthroplasty, patients will usually undergo a one-stage or two-stage exchange…
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Lyme disease possibly underdiagnosed in Hispanics despite potentially increased risk

February 10, 2016
Additional research is needed to determine if there are underlying factors explaining why Lyme disease is less frequently diagnosed in Hispanics living in the United…
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The Patient with HIV Infection

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The selection of the initial regimen is critical in that it is usually the longest duration regimen that a patient will…
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VIDEO: Raphael J. Landovitz, MD, reviews barriers, solutions to use of PrEP in women

December 16, 2015
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The Patient with Norovirus Infection

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Norovirus is highly contagious, highly persistent and often remains present after disinfection. This educational…
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