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Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are late, with serious impact on health outcomes

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are among people whose immune systems have already been seriously weakened by HIV, an international team of investigators report in BMC Infectious Diseases. Just under half a million people, half of them in Russia, are estimated to have received a late HIV diagnosis between 2010 and 2016. Late… Read More »

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Anorexia Nervosa

Current research on pregnancy outcomes in women with anorexia nervosa has yielded conflicting results. While some studies report an increased risk of cesarean delivery, miscarriage, preterm birth, and small?for?gestational age birth in this population, others find no association. Many of the studies are limited by small sample sixe and do not account for severity of… Read More »

Colorado HIEs have improved outcomes, costs for jails via speedy information access

Strengthening the medication practices of jail staff is a key priority for Colorado, and as proof, the Colorado State General Assembly recently passed legislation aimed to positively impact the quality of care provided within the state’s jail system. In 2017, the Assembly passed Senate Bill 17-019 calling for enhanced medication consistency solutions in county and… Read More »

Long-Term Outcomes of Postpartum Psychosis: What is the Risk of Recurrence?

Postpartum psychosis is the most severe form of postpartum psychiatric illness. It is a rare event that occurs in fewer than one out of every 1000 women after childbirth. Many women who have suffered from postpartum psychosis (PP) wonder about their long term prognosis. Will they have another psychotic episode if they have another child?… Read More »

Research may predict outcomes for newborns with rare disease

Up until now, scientists have understood that there are two main subtypes of the disease- known as diffuse and focal. Diffuse CHI affects the entire pancreas, whilst focal CHI affects just one area of the organ, forming a focal lesion. The team from Manchester now understand that focal CHI can be further categorised into two types- spreading focal lesions and isolated… Read More »