New App Aids Surgeons in Predicting Hernias After Abdominal Surgery

THURSDAY, April 25, 2019 -- A new app can predict the likelihood that a patient will develop an incisional hernia (IH) following abdominal surgery (AS), according to a study presented recently at the annual meeting of the American Surgical...
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The incidence of suicidal ideation of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) is much higher than that of the general population. With the emergence and development of highly effective antiretroviral therapy in recent years, the life cycle and quality of life ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
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Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
This study aimed to determine the impact of LLV on virological failure (VF) among Asian CLHIV on first-line combination antiretroviral therapy (cART). METHODS: CLHIV aged 50 copies/mL were excluded. LLV was defined as a pVL 50 to 1000 copies/mL, and VF as a single pVL>1000 copies/mL. Baseline was the time of the second pVL 
Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
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Publication date: Available online 8 July 2020Source: IDCasesAuthor(s): Ahmed Eribi, Kawthar Al-Amri, Amal Al-Jabri, Alsayed Osman, Osman Mohamed Elfadil
Source: IDCases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
This study involved 39 eyes that underwent vitrectomy. Best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA), CD4+ cell counts, retinal attachment rate, and prognostic factors were assessed 1, 3, and 6 months postoperatively.Results: The rate of retinal attachment at 1 month (87.2%) was higher than at 3 (82.1%) and 6 (71.8%) months. Factors significantly related with recurrent RD at 6 months were CD4+ cell count
Source: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Ocul Immunol Inflamm Source Type: research
[Citizen] Tanzania has made considerable progress in the HIV/Aids response towards attaining the UNaids 90-90-90 treatment goals with 83 per cent of Tanzanians living with HIV having known their status in 2019, says a new report.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
Years ago, when I was teaching a course on nonverbal communication, I read a research report on a topic relevant to that class. It had just been published. So that day, instead of starting with the lecture I had planned, I told the students all about the new study.  It is a small thing, I know, but I was proud of myself. I thought the students would appreciate having access to the most up-to-date findings in the field.  Maybe some of them did. But one of the students was indignant, and she let me know it. The new findings contradicted what she had just read in the textbook I assigned for the course. She thought s...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Ethics & Morality Memory and Perception Minding the Media Policy and Advocacy anti-intellectualism coronavirus COVID-19 Fox News Masks Misinformation pandemic Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS: Older African American women are willing to engage in discussions about whether or not to continue breast cancer screening and found decision aids helpful. PMID: 32624238 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of the National Medical Association - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Natl Med Assoc Source Type: research
[Nation] Kenya is inching closer to the global target of testing, treating and virally suppressing HIV/Aids in 90 percent of its population, a new report by the United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids (UNAIDS) titled Seizing the Moment says.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
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