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2013-03-04 23:10:30

1. Research Results Show Current CDC HIV Screening Guidelines Are Too Conservative and Not Cost-Effective 2. Study Says Heavy Drinking Leads to Increased HIV Risk for Men Who Have Sex with Men The results of two important studies have been published in the March issue of AIDS, the official journal of the International AIDS Society. One study notes that screening for HIV should be performed more frequently–up to every three months for the highest-risk patients, while low-risk groups...

2013-02-13 17:42:01

Large study shows continued improvement with longer follow-up, reports Neurosurgery For many patients with difficult-to-treat neuropathic pain, deep brain stimulation (DBS) can lead to long-term improvement in pain scores and other outcomes, according to a study in the February issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health. About two-thirds of eligible...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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