HIV & AIDS

Four in ten transgender women have HIV

(HealthDay)—Four in 10 transgender women have HIV, which shows the urgent need to offer them more prevention and treatment services, according to a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.

Pediatrics

Child vaccination rates declined during COVID-19 pandemic

The numbers of recommended vaccine doses, including measles vaccine, administered to children decreased dramatically after the declaration of a national state of emergency on March 13, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

Health

USPSTF finds evidence insufficient for vitamin D screening

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to ascertain the balance of benefits and harms of screening asymptomatic adults for vitamin D deficiency. ...

Cardiology

AHA issues statement on central retinal artery occlusion

(HealthDay)—Acute central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO) is a medical emergency, and patients should be immediately triaged to an emergency department for appropriate management, according to a scientific statement issued ...

Overweight & Obesity

A new way to prevent childhood obesity

For the first time in Australia, researchers can accurately predict if babies are at risk of childhood obesity by the age of eight to nine years of age.

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