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STI Testing and Prevention Services Trends Among Men

STI Testing and Prevention Services Trends Among Men

Men who have sex with men (MSM) are more likely to receive the recommended sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and prevention services at Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program-funded facilities, according to results of a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Over the past 10 years, cases of bacterial STIs …

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Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible

Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible

Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible Convergence of machine learning and dynamic laser speckle imaging to monitor bacterial motion enables rapid and accurate identification of antibiotic resistance and the minimum drug dosage needed to inhibit bacterial …

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Preliminary results to second 2020 nationwide SARS-CoV-2 molecular testing survey released

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Preliminary results to second 2020 nationwide SARS-CoV-2 molecular testing survey released Preliminary results to second 2020 nationwide SARS-CoV-2 molecular testing survey released Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), the premier global, molecular diagnostic professional society, today released the preliminary results of its August 2020 SARS-CoV-2 Testing …

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Faster COVID-19 testing with simple algebraic equations

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Faster COVID-19 testing with simple algebraic equations Faster COVID-19 testing with simple algebraic equations Credit: CC0 Public Domain A mathematician from Cardiff University has developed a new method for processing large volumes of COVID-19 tests which he believes could lead to significantly more tests being performed at once and results …

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Novel testing platform designed for breast cancer cells

Novel testing platform designed for breast cancer cells

Novel testing platform designed for breast cancer cells Novel testing platform designed for breast cancer cells A Purdue University team has developed a novel testing platform to evaluate how breast cancer cells respond to the recurrent stretching that occurs in the lungs during breathing. Credit: Purdue University/Hyowon Lee A Purdue …

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COVID-19 testing of children before anesthesia saves PPE

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COVID-19 testing of children before anesthesia saves PPE COVID-19 testing of children before anesthesia saves PPE Credit: CC0 Public Domain Universal COVID-19 testing of children who are having procedures requiring anesthesia promotes efficient use of personal protective equipment (PPE), according to research being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2020 annual meeting. …

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