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 ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Anaphylaxis is rare complication of pregnancy

(HealthDay)—Anaphylaxis is a rare complication of pregnancy, with an estimated incidence of 1.6 per 100,000 maternities, according to a study published online Nov. 29 in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Riboflavin shows positive effect for migraine in adults

(HealthDay)—Riboflavin is well tolerated and has a positive therapeutic effect in prophylactic treatment of migraine headache in adults, according to a review published online May 8 in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Universal group B streptococci screening not cost-effective

(HealthDay)—For women with a singleton pregnancy planning a repeat cesarean delivery, universal group B streptococci (GBS) screening is not cost-effective, according to a study published in the January issue of Obstetrics ...

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