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“If I Take My Medicine, I Will Be Strong: ” Evaluation of a Pediatric HIV Disclosure

Background: Despite known benefits, only a small proportion of HIV-infected children in sub-Saharan Africa know their status and limited disclosure interventions exist.

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Prospective study of cigarette and alcohol use among adults in a rural Uganda

Objectives To characterise trends over time in smoking and alcohol consumption in a rural Ugandan population between 1994 and 2011.

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Changes in Metabolic Syndrome Status After Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy

Background: Data on changes in metabolic syndrome (MetS) status in HIV-infected adults on antiretroviral therapy (ART) are limited.


Dengue fever: a new challenge for China?

No abstract available.(Published: 18 December 2014)Citation: Glob Health Action 2014, 7: 26421 –

Authors’ Reply: Immunodeficiency at the Start of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy: Steady…

No abstract available

Drugs, cancer and end-of-life care: A case study of pharmaceuticalization?

Publication date: Available online 2 December 2014 Source:Social Science & Medicine Author(s): Courtney Davis There is evidence from some countries of a trend towards increasingly aggressive pharmacological treatment of patients with advanced, incurable cancer.

Strengthening malaria diagnosis and appropriate treatment in Namibia: a test of case management…

Background: Despite its importance in control and elimination settings, malaria diagnosis rates tend to be low in many African countries.

From Lyme disease emergence to endemicity: a cross sectional comparative study of risk…

Background: Lyme disease (LD) is a tick-borne emerging disease in Canada that has been endemic in many temperate countries for decades.

Drinking pattern is more strongly associated with under-reporting of alcohol consumption than…

Background: Under-reporting of alcohol consumption is widespread; surveys typically capture 40-60% of alcohol sales.

State-Based Marketplaces Using ‘Clearinghouse’ Plan Management Models Are Associated With Lower…

The state-based and federally facilitated health insurance Marketplaces, or exchanges, enrolled more than eight million people during the first open enrollment period, which ended March 31, 2014.

Immunodeficiency at the Start of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy: Steady Improvement or…

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Depressive Symptoms by HIV Serostatus Are Differentially Associated With Unprotected Receptive…

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Fat, queer and sick? A critical analysis of ‘lesbian obesity’ in public health discourse

10.1080/09581596.2014.992391<br/>Deborah McPhail

Isolated middle cerebral artery dissection: a systematic review

Acute stroke can be missed in the emergency department, particularly in younger patients and in those with more vague symptoms such as headache or dizziness.

Commentary: Sustaining progress towards comprehensive reproductive health services in…

10.1080/17441692.2014.986164<br/>Rounaq Jahan

Commentary: China’s changing health system: Implications for sexual and reproductive health

10.1080/17441692.2014.986171<br/>Jing Fang

Commentary: Accelerating the quest for integrated and comprehensive sexual and reproductive…

10.1080/17441692.2014.986162<br/>Babatunde Ahonsi

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