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Addressing Stigma, Defective HIV Proviruses, and More in the AIDS and HIV News Source

The latest research, features, and experts on HIV and AIDS.

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Penn Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Transplant, Hepatitis C, Clinical Trial

A Transplant and a Cure: Penn Team Eradicates Hepatitis C in 10 Patients Following Lifesaving Transplants From Infected Donors

Ten patients at Penn Medicine have been cured of the Hepatitis C virus (HCV) following lifesaving kidney transplants from deceased donors who were infected with the disease. The findings point to new strategies for increasing the supply of organs for the nation’s more than 97,000 patients who are awaiting kidney transplants – often for as many as five or more years.

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, ARDS, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Joblessness

Survivors of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Often Experience Delays in Returning to Work

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Forty-four percent of people who held jobs before contracting a condition called acute respiratory distress syndrome were jobless one year after they were discharged from the hospital, costing them an average of about $27,000 in earnings.

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Skin Cancer, Cancer, Dermatology, Dermatopathology, UCLA, UCLA health, Melanoma

Are Yearly Body Exams an Answer to Rising Skin Cancer Rates?

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As summer nears and more people prepare to go out in the sun, Dr. Philip Scumpia, a dermatologist and dermatopathologist at UCLA Health, can discuss the conflicting recommendations over full body skin inspections.

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Mount Sinai Health System Named Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Distinction represents commitment to ensuring compassionate care for all patients, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation

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Illinois Nursing Deans Oppose Illinois SB 888

The Illinois Association of Colleges of Nursing (IACN), composed of the deans of baccalaureate nursing programs throughout the state, met in Springfield where they confirmed their ongoing opposition to legislation that would allow Illinois community colleges to award baccalaureate degrees in nursing (Illinois Senate Bill 888).

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Climate, Clean Power Plan , EPA, Environmental Protection Agency air regulations, Enviroment, Respiratory Medicine, Lung Health

The ATSIs Disappointed the Court Stops Review of EPA Rule to Limit Carbon Pollution and Address Climate Change #ATSadvocacy

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Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Fillers, Facial Fillers Injections

For Plastic Surgeons, Learning 'Danger Zones' Can Increase Safety When Using Facial Fillers

Dermal fillers have become a popular alternative to surgery for patients who want a younger facial appearance. Learning about some key "danger zones" can help plastic surgeons to enhance the safety and effectiveness of facial filler procedures, according to an expert update in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Bullying, Poor Self Image

Bullying Linked to Increased Desire for Cosmetic Surgery in Teens

Adolescents who are involved in bullying—victims and perpetrators alike—are more likely to say they would want to undergo cosmetic surgery to be more attractive or fix perceived flaws, reports a study in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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Depression, Psychiatry, Mental Health, Ketamine, Antidepressant, Pharmaceutical Science

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