HIV & AIDS

The state of HIV screening, diagnosis and treatment in the U.S.

In a new feature in the New England Journal of Medicine, Michael Saag, M.D., professor with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Infectious Diseases and director of the UAB Center for AIDS Research, details ...

Cardiology

Licorice tea causes hypertensive emergency in patient

Licorice tea, a popular herbal tea, is not without health risks, as a case study of a man admitted to hospital for a high-blood pressure emergency demonstrates in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Genetics

Researchers find gene for urethral obstruction

Even before birth, an obstructed urethra can cause a variety of issues in the unborn child, ranging from mild urinary problems to kidney failure. This highly variable disease is called LUTO (lower urinary tract obstruction). ...

HIV & AIDS

Retention in HIV care drops after release from incarceration

Fewer than half of people with HIV are retained in care three years after release from incarceration, according to a study in the U.S. published October 9 in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Kelsey Loeliger of Yale ...

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