HIV & AIDS

Risk-profiling can benefit HIV prevention

That men who have sex with men run a greater risk of HIV than others has been known since the virus was discovered. However a thesis from Karolinska Institutet now shows that it is a small sub-group of these men who account ...

Surgery

VTE risk up in most emergency general surgery patients

(HealthDay)—Almost all emergency general surgery (EGS) patients treated operatively and nonoperatively have increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and should receive prophylactic treatment, according to a review ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Adherence to prophylaxis for EGFRi-linked rash beneficial

(HealthDay)—Increasing adherence to evidence-based prophylaxis protocols for epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor (EGFRi)-associated rash can reduce interventions and toxicity-associated chemotherapy interruptions, ...

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