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In The Lancet HIV, Jean-Michel Molina and colleagues1 report that HIV-positive people who are aged 50 years or older, have high plasma HIV RNA viral... [Read More]
Asymptomatic, ART-naive adults with CD4 counts higher than 500 cells per μL who are older, have a low CD4 to CD8 ratio, or a high... [Read More]
Treatment of haematological malignancies has improved substantially over the past two decades; survival times have doubled and the prospect of cure of several diseases is... [Read More]
Venetoclax plus hypomethylating agent therapy seems to be a novel, well-tolerated regimen with promising activity in this underserved patient population. Evaluation of expansion cohorts is... [Read More]
Social media is an increasingly common and integral part of people's lives, including those of children, despite a minimum access age of 13 years for... [Read More]
Last week, WHO announced prequalification of the first conjugate vaccine to prevent typhoid (Typbar TCV, manufactured by Bharat Biotech, India) after the publication of randomised... [Read More]
Almost 40 years after the Alma-Ata Declaration1 championed a comprehensive vision of health service delivery (panel), the movement towards universal health coverage (UHC) has seen... [Read More]
Chronic liver disease (CLD) is a major cause of global mortality and morbidity. However, therapeutic breakthroughs have been made in the field of viral hepatitis,... [Read More]
On Jan 22, the UK's House of Commons Health Select Committee, together with the Home Affairs Committee, will hold one of the most important meetings... [Read More]
Malaysia is home to hundreds of thousands of registered and unregistered refugees, most of whom are Rohingya, but it does not recognise the refugee status.... [Read More]
Iranians have risen up to protest economic and job instability. How is President Hassan Rouhani's once popular health-care project, the so-called Rouhanicare, fairing? Sharmila Devi... [Read More]
A controversial bill to reform medical education in India, the National Medical Commission bill, prompted doctors to call for a nationwide strike. Patralekha Chatterjee reports. [Read More]
In its last years, the Soviet Union was not meeting the needs of its citizens. One simple measure, life expectancy at age 15 years, showed... [Read More]
"My big disappointment is that women's rights are still not at the centre", says Natalia Kanem, echoing her lifelong "passion and hope" for women's health... [Read More]
On July 14, 2015, Iran, the P5+1 countries (China, France, Russia, UK, USA, and Germany), and the European Union signed a landmark nuclear agreement that... [Read More]
The adoption of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons by the UN1 and the immediate support by 50 nations is, as Andy Haines... [Read More]
Findings from Francis Chan and colleagues' study (June 17, 2017, p 2375)1 showed a 6·7% absolute risk reduction in recurrent upper gastrointestinal bleeding with celecoxib... [Read More]
We thank Ricky Turgeon for his Correspondence regarding our CONCERN trial1 on the gastrointestinal safety of celecoxib plus esomeprazole versus naproxen and esomeprazole in patients... [Read More]
The report summarised in The Lancet (Oct 14, 2017, p 1716)1 reinforces findings from previous studies that have noted an association between increased body-mass index... [Read More]
In our Article,1 we presented findings from a case-control study that showed a protective effect of a meningococcal vaccine against gonorrhoea infection. In their Correspondence,... [Read More]