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VIDEO: CROI session focuses on HIV in women, children

February 18, 2017

SEATTLE — Elaine J. Abrams, MD, professor of pediatrics and epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses a session at CROI 2017 that highlighted issues in maternal health, mother-to-child transmission of HIV and treatment outcomes in children. Data were presented from several studies that evaluated therapies for early signs of cervical cancer in women with HIV; treatment approaches for new mothers; birth outcomes among infants born to mothers receiving ART; and point-of-care HIV testing and early treatment in newborns.

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Medicaid expansions improved preventive care, but study finds Americans want changes to ACA

February 17, 2017
Due to insurance expansions of the Affordable Care Act, Americans were more likely to undertake preventive care, according to data published in Journal of Policy
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Study supports that HIV reservoir lies in cells infected before ART initiation

February 17, 2017
SEATTLE — Data from a study of HIV–infected infants who received early ART suggest the reservoir for HIV lies in cells that were infected before ART…
In the Journals

Shortened dose of immunotherapy ineffective in allergic rhinitis

February 17, 2017
Two years of sublingual grass pollen therapy is not enough to improve nasal responses in patients with moderate to severe allergen rhinitis, according to findings…
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Age, insurance status related to hospitalization for children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia

February 17, 2017
Among children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia, those who are younger and those with government insurance may be at increased risk for hospitalization, recent data…
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Morphological Evaluation of Meibomian Glands in Children and Adolescents Using Noncontact Infrared Meibography

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, January 17, 2017
To compare, in vivo, differences in meibomian gland morphology between children and adolescents. Sixty-nine patients…
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Common Symptoms, but Rare Diagnoses in Neonatology: October 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The old adage “When you hear hoof beats, think horses” is often used in medical education. Yet, there are…
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VIDEO: Glaser comments on the possible repeal of the ACA under Trump’s administration

January 16, 2017
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