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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 »

New York Gov. Cuomo says the US acted too late to control the coronavirus: The ‘horse had already left the barn’

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during a press briefing about the coronavirus crisis at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, Northwell Health in Manhasset, NY. Ron Adar | Barcroft Media | Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the U.S. was too slow to respond to the coronavirus outbreak as it was proliferating… Read More »

Newborn hip checks 'have failed to prevent late diagnosis'

The current system of checking newborns for hip problems is failing, resulting in too many late diagnoses and corrective surgery, a study suggests. All newborns in England have their hips examined but only those at risk or with problems receive a scan. Surgeons from Southampton Children’s Hospital said the rate of late diagnoses had not… Read More »