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Gentrification and declining Black population may be a key factor behind San Francisco’s declining HIV rates

Dramatic declines in HIV diagnoses in San Francisco have been attributed to testing, treatment and PrEP, but the declining Black population in the city is an unexamined factor, Dr Jade Pagkas-Bather of the University of Chicago and colleagues argue in the December issue of The Lancet HIV. There has been a 22% fall in San… Read More »

Election factor in Qld border decision

A decision on whether Queensland will open its borders to NSW will be made by Friday, on the eve of the state election in what could sway hundreds of thousands of voters. As part of Queensland’s road map to a COVID-normal, the initial stage 5 easing of restrictions included opening the borders to NSW on… Read More »

FDA Approves Sevenfact [coagulation factor VIIa (recombinant)-jncw] for Treatment and Control of Bleeding Episodes Occurring in Adult and Adolescent Hemophilia A and B Patients with Inhibitors

FDA Approves Sevenfact [coagulation factor VIIa (recombinant)-jncw] for Treatment and Control of Bleeding Episodes Occurring in Adult and Adolescent Hemophilia A and B Patients with Inhibitors Print this page LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — HEMA Biologics, LLC, (“HEMA Biologics”) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Sevenfact® [coagulation factor… Read More »

Maternal race not a factor for children experiencing a ‘language gap’

In a first of its kind study, researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute evaluated the language use of black mothers in comparison with white mothers with the same education levels to measure the amount and complexity of the words they use with their infants and… Read More »

Moderate Drinking Is A Risk Factor For Atrial Fibrillation (STUDY)

Alcohol use is common nowadays, and excessive usage among individuals continues to be high. Excessive drinking is a recognized atrial fibrillation risk factor, and now researchers have shown that mild and moderate consumption is a modifiable risk factor of significance for atrial fibrillation. They demonstrated that regular and moderate consumption of alcohol averaging 14 glasses… Read More »