Becoming eligible for Medicare at age 65 in the USA is associated with reductions in the gap in health care coverage, access to health care, and self-reported health for Black and Hispanic adults.
Poor sleep found to predict depression symptoms in pre-teens The occurrence of depression increases drastically in adolescence, especially among girls. New research has found that sleep disturbances (trouble falling/staying asleep or sleeping too much) predicted future depression symptoms in pre-teens.
Can poor sleep predict depression symptoms up to a year later in pre-teens? New research supports this hypothesis.
A potential way to speed up vaccine development: human challenge trials. #covid19 #research
A new investigation into antibiotics resistance shows just how big of an issue antibiotic-resistant bacteria is right now, and we need to find a way to stop these infections from occurring and affecting so many people around the world.
When pharmaceutical companies market opioids directly to doctors, they are more likely to prescribe them and people are more likely to die of an overdose
Did you know that not all infants born of HIV-positive mothers develop HIV? They are still at greater risk for other health issues, but this study found that medicating mothers reduces this risk.
Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection, which if it not treated properly, can lead to complications and symptoms involving the eye, including inflammation, redness, and even vision loss. These complications are referred to as ocular syphilis. There have been a few studies showing that people living with HIV…
While many people might not think that HIV is a large problem in the United States, at the end of 2015 over 1.1 million Americans were living with HIV. Of these people living with HIV in the United States, 75% are men. However, more women have contracted HIV in recent years, and women are also more susceptible to HIV…
In the United States, young men who have sex with men (MSM) are at higher risk for being infected with HIV, and are experiencing problems at various stages of HIV care, including getting on medication, staying on medication, and treating their HIV effectively. There is a large need for interventions tailored…
Caroline, our resident HIV expert, updates us on some new knowledge about what happens when HIV positive patients stop and restart their medications. Is this a dangerous thing? Find out here.