News tagged with lancet infectious diseases

Saliva HIV test passes the grade

A saliva test used to diagnose the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), is comparable in accuracy to the traditional blood test, according to a new study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre ...

Jan 24, 2012
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Study of health in Brazil highlights major progress

Major progress has been made in reducing the burden of infectious diseases in Brazil as part of a "remarkable" success story for health in the South American country, according to researchers on a series of papers published ...

May 09, 2011
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Getting to the HIV test: It takes a village

(Medical Xpress) -- If you want to improve HIV testing rates in remote rural areas, get the community involved, says UCLA's Thomas Coates, who has directed a new study examining HIV testing programs in communities in Africa ...

May 05, 2011
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