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New way to prevent and treat chlamydia

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a new way to prevent and treat chlamydia, the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the world. The new treatment differs from the traditional antibiotic treatment as it is a... February 13th, 2019

HIV/AIDS

Examining clinicians' concerns and biases toward prescribing PrEP

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV is an antiretroviral pill that is over 90% effective in preventing HIV acquisition when taken as prescribed. A new perspective examines clinicians' concerns and biases toward prescribing PrEP and suggests... February 13th, 2019

MEDICAL PRACTICE

Complementary medicine use often not disclosed to medical providers

Research reveals that 1 in 3 complementary medicine (CM) users do not disclose their use of these medicines to their medical providers, posing significant direct and indirect risks of adverse effects and harm due to unsafe concurrent use of CM and... February 13th, 2019

NEUROLOGY

Lack of attentiveness could be sign of 'silent stroke'

Adults who notice that they frequently lose their train of thought or often become side-tracked may in fact be displaying earlier symptoms of cerebral small vessel disease, otherwise known as a "silent stroke," suggests a study. Researchers... February 13th, 2019

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REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Earlier marijuana smoking linked with higher sperm concentration

Men who have smoked marijuana at some point in their life had significantly higher concentrations of sperm when compared with men who have never smoked marijuana, according to new research led by Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. The study,... February 13th, 2019

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