New guidance from CDC for clinical management of HCP exposed to HCV
The CDC developed new recommendations for testing algorithms and clinical management of health care personnel with the possibility of occupational exposure to hepatitis C...
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Are higher STD rates among MSM an unavoidable consequence of increased PrEP use?
2 monthes ago - Healio
Ending STD epidemic in MSM requires ‘the action of many'
STDs are an ongoing and significant public health challenge in the United States, especially among men who have sex with men. According to the CDC, the incidence of many STDs...
2 monthes ago - Healio
Pay-it-forward strategy increases chlamydia, gonorrhea testing among MSM
The pay-it-forward strategy may increase gonorrhea and chlamydia testing among Chinese men who have sex with men, or MSM, according to a study published in The Lancet...
2 monthes ago - Healio
New HCV guidelines recommend universal testing for all adults
New guidelines from the CDC that were published today in MMWR recommend that all adults aged 18 years and older be screened for hepatitis C virus at least once in their...
3 monthes ago - Healio
The Very Predictable Results Of Cutting Planned Parenthood Funding
Many of us saw this coming. Because, frankly, it's common sense. When you take away programs that educate, protect, and provide healthcare for millions of Americans who may not...
5 monthes ago - Scary Mommy
Q&A: 17-member coalition aims to speak with ‘one voice' on STIs
Seventeen national advocacy organizations have joined to form the National STI Coalition, an effort to advance public health policy goals to combat the rise of sexually...
5 monthes ago - Healio
STD clinical service recommendations define which services PCPs should provide
The CDC's Recommendations for Providing Quality Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinical Service report highlights the important role of all health care providers in reversing...
5 monthes ago - Healio - 2 articles
Dietary Fat and Sugar Differentially Affect β-Adrenergic Stimulation of Cardiac ERK and AKT Pathways in C57BL/6 Male Mice Subjected to High-Calorie Feeding
ABSTRACTBackgroundHigh dietary fat and sugar promote cardiac hypertrophy independently from an increase in blood pressure. The respective contribution that each macronutrient...
6 monthes ago - Nutrition
Q&A: Increased funding for STD prevention a ‘down payment'
Congress increased federal funding for STD prevention for the first time in almost 2 decades, according to the National Coalition of STD Directors, adding $3.51 million in base...
7 monthes ago - Healio
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Nootropic Use: Addressing Common Misconceptions
More often than not, nootropic supplements are packaged as the ultimate smart drug. While its effects have been proven, and many people will attest to its effectiveness, there...
PGI-Chandigarh is Among 17 Trial Sites for COVID-19 Vaccine
The PGI Hospital is among the 17 trial sites in India for conducting the second and third phases of human clinical trials of Covishield, the potential vaccine developed by Oxford.
Discovery of Immunotherapy Biomarker Can Benefit Type 1 Diabetes Patients
Analyzing a particular biomarker can predict if Abatacept, an immunotherapy drug could benefit thousands of diabetic patients. Biomarkers from follicular helper T cells can...
Reopening schools WILL cause a second Covid-19 wave unless test and trace...
Scientists said reopening schools in the UK would inevitably result in another crisis that peaks in December. But it could be avoided if test and trace was dramatically ramped up.
How COVID-19 Changed Patients Outlook on Heart Attack Care
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a reduction in the number of people with heart attack seeking timely care. This may have resulted in people dying at home or...
COVID-19 in Telangana: Daily Count Falls Below 1K-mark
For the first time in more than a month, the daily count of COVID-19 cases in Telangana came down below 1,000-mark as the state reported 983 new cases on Monday.
African American BMI Linked to Severe COVID-19 and ICU Admission
Body mass index is linked to the development of severe COVID-19 and admission to intensive care units among African Americans, reports a new study.
Victoria, Australia, implements draconian new lockdown, no outdoor trips allowed
One of the strictest lockdown impositions has been declared in Victoria, Australia, where a “state of disaster” ruling now prohibits people from going out late or, in some...
Covid-19 App for Faster Detection Developed
Acculi Labs on Thursday said they have developed a mobile app for faster detection and risk assessment of Covid-19.
200-mark Of Covid-19 Deaths Passed in Odisha
Covid-19 death toll crossed the 200-mark in Odisha as 10 patients died to the deadly virus in the last 24 hours.