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Gay, bisexual adolescent males face greater risk for HIV

July 27, 2016

New research presented at AIDS 2016 indicated no significant differences in several HIV-related risk behaviors among heterosexual, gay and bisexual adolescent males in the United States.

Young gay and bisexual men, however, were found to be more susceptible to contracting HIV largely because their partners are more likely to be infected with HIV, according to a press release from the recent conference in Durban, South Africa.

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Nanoparticles containing dolutegravir demonstrate efficacy for PrEP delivery

July 27, 2016
Cellulose acetate phthalate nanoparticles formulated with dolutegravir appear to be an effective vaginal microbicide for use as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP
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CDC updates guidance for clinical management of pregnant women infected with Zika

July 27, 2016
The CDC has issued interim guidance for health care providers who are treating pregnant women who have potentially been exposed to Zika. The agency is stressing…
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Statin use associated with dose-dependent reduction in cirrhosis and HCC in patients with HCV

July 27, 2016
In patients with hepatitis C, both atorvastatin and fluvastatin use were associated with a dose-dependent reduction in both cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma…

Women of childbearing age show increased risk for HCV

July 27, 2016
Women of childbearing age in Kentucky and nationally had increased rates of hepatitis C virus detection between 2011 and 2014, according to new data published in…
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The Patient with Diarrhea

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Intestinal infections with Clostridium difficile, a spore-forming gram-positive anaerobic bacillus, are among the most…
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Chapter 14: Nutrition In The Elderly

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VIDEO: Alcohol-based hand rub campaign led to 'tremendous change' in global hand hygiene

June 22, 2016
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