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In Brief: Pregnancy Reduces Risk of Alcohol Use Disorder in Women and Their Partners

Because even small amounts of fetal exposure to alcohol have been associated with a constellation of adverse effects, women who are pregnant are counselled to avoid all consumption of alcohol.  Women who are pregnant or planning to conceive are highly motivated and often make fairly significant changes in their health behaviors; however, we have seen… Read More »

PrEP sorting: HIV negative gay men prefer sexual partners who are using PrEP

PrEP status is a significant factor for HIV negative men who have sex with men (MSM) when selecting sexual partners, but not when choosing friends or romantic partners for dating, according to an American study published in AIDS Care. The authors investigated whether use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) influenced partner selection on an online dating… Read More »

Siemens Healthineers partners with Healthy.io for smartphone-based urine testing

BERLIN (Reuters) – Siemens Healthineers has teamed up with Israeli start-up Healthy.io to allow patients to test their urine at home by using a smartphone camera that scans a dipstick and sends the results to their doctor. FILE PHOTO: Siemens Healthineers headquarters is pictured in Erlangen near Nuremberg, Germany, October 7, 2016. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle/File Photo… Read More »