Status of HIV Case-Based Surveillance Implementation - 39 U.S. PEPFAR-Supported Countries, May-July 2019

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) case-based surveillance continuously and systematically monitors HIV-positive patients throughout their clinical care until death.
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(RMIT University) About 300,000 new cases of ovarian cancer are diagnosed globally each year, with about 60% of women dying within five years after diagnosis. A clinical trial has shown testing for a specific immune biomarker could improve diagnosis.
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(American Cancer Society) A new study finds a wide state-by-state variation in rates of melanoma caused by ultraviolet (UV) exposure with highest rates in several states on the East and West Coast including Hawaii, but also a few landlocked states, including Utah, Vermont, and Minnesota.
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Publication date: Available online 16 February 2020Source: The American Journal of SurgeryAuthor(s): Agnes Ewongwo, Mohammad Hamidi, Zana Alattar, Oluwatosin P. Ayotunde, Hina A. Tiwari, Emad Elquza, Aaron Scott, Kamil Hanna, Valentine NfonsamAbstractIntroductionThe aim of this study was to evaluate patient factors that contribute to increased incidence of early onset rectal cancer and analyze the short-term surgical outcomes of patients undergoing surgery.MethodsA 2-year review (2015–2016) of the ACS-NSQIP included patients with rectal cancer who underwent surgical management. Patients were stratified into early-onset RC (
Source: The American Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 16 February 2020Source: The American Journal of SurgeryAuthor(s): Chol-Ho Shin, Jong-Lyel Roh, Dong Eun Song, Kyung-Ja Cho, Seung-Ho Choi, Soon Yuhl Nam, Sang Yoon KimAbstractBackgroundTumour size and extrathyroidal extension (ETE) may impact papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) outcomes. We therefore examined the prognostic value of tumour size and ETE for predicting posttreatment recurrence in PTC patients.MethodsA total of 2,902 patients who underwent thyroidectomy for previously untreated T1–T3 PTC (7th edition American Joint Committee on Cancer) at our tertiary referral center wer...
Source: The American Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
From 2014 to 2018, the percentage of all U.S. adults aged ≥18 years who had ever used an e-cigarette increased from 13.0% to 15.7% overall.
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - Category: American Health Tags: Cancer Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarette) Heart Disease HIV Prevention HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS and STDs Injury Statistics MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Stroke Surveillance Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Reports Source Type: news
World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1.
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - Category: American Health Tags: Cancer Heart Disease HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS and STDs Injury Statistics MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Stroke Source Type: news
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - Category: American Health Tags: Cancer Heart Disease HIV Prevention HIV/AIDS HIV/AIDS and STDs Injury Statistics MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Stroke Surveillance Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Reports Source Type: news
Each year, Americans’ most popular New Year’s resolutions are more or less the same: get healthy, get organized, save money. But doctors at the American Medical Association (AMA) have some more specific thoughts in mind for 2019. The AMA this week released a list of 10 wellness-focused resolutions that could “help Americans make the most impactful, long-lasting improvements to their health in 2019.” Here’s what they are — and how to make them happen. Learn your risk for type 2 diabetes Diabetes is one of the most common chronic health conditions in the U.S., affecting an estimated 30 mil...
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Each year, Americans’ most popular New Year’s resolutions are more or less the same: get healthy, get organized, save money. But doctors at the American Medical Association (AMA) have some more specific thoughts in mind for 2019. The AMA this week released a list of 10 wellness-focused resolutions that could “help Americans make the most impactful, long-lasting improvements to their health in 2019.” Here’s what they are — and how to make them happen. Learn your risk for type 2 diabetes Diabetes is one of the most common chronic health conditions in the U.S., affecting an estimated 30 mil...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Holidays 2018 public health Source Type: news
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