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Circumcision and Vaccines: Twins Separated at Birth?
If we had a vaccine that was as effective at reducing HIV infection as circumcision, it would be a recommended vaccine here in the US, argues this pediatrician.
Amniotic Band: A Syndrome, Not the Rock Group
Digital abnormalities; oral candidiasis and HIV-infection; extra dose of MMR; penile rash . . . here: a range of topics to challenge you.
New Urine Test Allows for Detection of Chlamydia at Point of Care
A highly specific rapid test for Chlamydia trachomatis has been developed. The best part: the new test requires a direct urine sample only (no total DNA purification needed).
Viral Hepatitis: A Quiz
Here: 5 things (at least) you may not know about human viral hepatitis.
Breakthrough at ACG 2013: Oral-Only Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C
Data from pivotal international phase III clinical trials showed superior efficacy, safety, and convenience for a new wave of direct-acting oral agents. The breakthrough will benefit physicians in all practice settings, including primary care.
HPV Vaccination: Impact of Culture and Language on Initiation, Completion
English- and Spanish-speaking parents cited widely differing reasons for avoiding vaccination for their eligible daughters or failing to ensure the 3 doses were received.
Primary Care Physicians Play Key Role in Promoting HPV Vaccine to Boys' Parents
Most parents of boys aged 9 to 18 years do not know that an HPV vaccine is available for their sons. One major factor is a lack of information. This is where you play a vital role.
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