Leveraging Medicaid to Enhance Preexposure Prophylaxis Implementation Efforts and Ending the HIV Epidemic.
Leveraging Medicaid to Enhance Preexposure Prophylaxis Implementation Efforts and Ending the HIV Epidemic. Am J Public Health. 2020 Jan;110(1):65-66 Authors: Chan PA, Seiler N, Chu CT PMID: 31800270 [PubMed - in process]
Epidemics of related viruses, like SARS, killed hundreds. Now the World Health Organization must decide whether to declare another global health emergency.
Beijing has responded faster to the new threat than it did with SARS, but it still silences and punishes those who veer from the official line, with potentially damaging consequences.
A senior health official warned that the annual Spring Festival holiday travel rush would complicate efforts to contain the outbreak, as the official death toll nearly doubled.
How does climate change threaten the health and survival of humans? Beyond obvious threats like heatstroke, doctors and other scientists suspect climate change factored in the 2012 Dallas epidemic of West Nile encephalitis and the spread of other tropical diseases shared by mosquitos. One physician expert points to climate change as a contributing factor for allergies, asthma, worse COPD conditions, and heart attacks. Physicians will address this timely issue and more during the 2020 Texas Medical Association (TMA) Winter Conference in Austin this week.
Publication date: 21 January 2020Source: Cell Reports, Volume 30, Issue 3Author(s): Orit Harari-Steinberg, Dorit Omer, Yehudit Gnatek, Oren Pleniceanu, Sanja Goldberg, Osnat Cohen-Zontag, Sara Pri-Chen, Itamar Kanter, Nissim Ben Haim, Eli Becker, Roi Ankawa, Yaron Fuchs, Tomer Kalisky, Zohar Dotan, Benjamin DekelSummaryEnd-stage renal disease is a worldwide epidemic requiring renal replacement therapy. Harvesting tissue from failing kidneys and autotransplantation of tissue progenitors could theoretically delay the need for dialysis. Here we use healthy and end-stage human adult kidneys to robustly expand proliferative kid...
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Traders in Asia have sought ways to cash in on epidemic of deadly virus
This study investigates the effect of high glucose and hypoxic conditions on TLR4 activation and signalling in vitro and in vivo.
A man in Washington State is infected with a new respiratory virus. Federal officials plan to expand screenings for the infection at major airports.
The new virus has killed at least nine and infected more than 400 people in China, with confirmed cases in the United States, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan and South Korea.