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Primary health care providers should incorporate HIV testing into routine patient care for all sexually active individuals

Primary health care providers should incorporate HIV testing into routine patient care for all sexually active individuals

Urine actually helps a particular yeast stick to cells along the urinary tract

Urine actually helps a particular yeast stick to cells along the urinary tract

Newly emerging illness, named staphylococcal purpura fulminans

Newly emerging illness, named staphylococcal purpura fulminans

Vical Incorporated issued two Canadian patents

Vical Incorporated issued two Canadian patents

Wolbachia genome reveals new targets to combat infectious disease

Wolbachia genome reveals new targets to combat infectious disease

Surprising discovery about natural immunity to pneumococcus

Surprising discovery about natural immunity to pneumococcus

Bacteria's rising threat studied

Bacteria's rising threat studied

AIDS virus initially more destructive than first thought

AIDS virus initially more destructive than first thought

Vaccine prevents deadly pneumonia in African children

Vaccine prevents deadly pneumonia in African children

New therapy for treating cat allergies looks promising

New therapy for treating cat allergies looks promising

Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection

Child care may affect entire community's risks of infection

Evidence SARS virus may spread through the air

Evidence SARS virus may spread through the air

NIAID investigates safety of H5N1 avian influenza vaccine

NIAID investigates safety of H5N1 avian influenza vaccine

Discovery that sheds new light upon the growth and development of human natural killer (NK) cells

Discovery that sheds new light upon the growth and development of human natural killer (NK) cells

Asian Flu threat underestimated

Asian Flu threat underestimated

New information on TB available online

New information on TB available online

New study to evaluate Pegasys and Copegus to treat hepatitis C in liver transplant patients

New study to evaluate Pegasys and Copegus to treat hepatitis C in liver transplant patients

Invasive pneumonia and antibiotic resistance decreased after childhood streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine introduced

Invasive pneumonia and antibiotic resistance decreased after childhood streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine introduced

Drug-resistant bacteria MRSA a growing threat

Drug-resistant bacteria MRSA a growing threat

Public policy needs to change to take into account the social factors behind ill health

Public policy needs to change to take into account the social factors behind ill health