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HIV Diagnosis on the Rise Among Older Europeans
A large number of older patients are being diagnosed with HIV, and are being diagnosed later in the disease due to a lack of testing and stigma about sexuality.
AMD Treatment Selection Influenced by Cost, Demographics
Data showed that the odds of receiving ranibizumab increased with advancing age and according to racial demographics.
Diabetes-Specific Online Tools Promote, Do Not Prompt, Physical Activity
Testers logged into the website 4.5 times in the first month but had fallen to 3 times by month 6
Carl Awh, MD: Human Experience of Hypersonic Vitrectomy
This new technology allows for smaller gauge with flow rate similar to that of the guillotine-based one.
Canakinumab Reduces CV Risk by 25% in New Analysis of CANTOS Trial
The drug also resulted in a 31% reduction in rates of cardiovascular death.
Canagliflozin Reduces CV Risk Regardless of CVD History
Both patients with and patients without a history of cardiovascular events experienced a reduced risk of multiple cardiovascular-related outcomes.
FDA Issues Warning Against Kratom, A Naturally Occurring but Unapproved Plant
Kratom-related calls to US Poison control centers have increased 10-fold from 2010 to 2015.
Sacubitril/Valsartan Decreases NT-proBNP, Increases NYHA Class
The drug showed a 30% decrease in NT-proBNP, a blood marker for HFrEF.
AHA, ACC Release New Hypertension Guidelines
The new guidelines define Stage 1 hypertension as a patient having systolic blood pressure between 130-139 or diastolic blood pressure between 80-89.
HIV Affects Brain Development of Children Regardless of Early ART
“There is overwhelming evidence that early ART is beneficial for HIV-positive children," Marcin Jankiewicz, PhD, MSci, said.
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