Liver Meeting™ Highlights, Corinna Dan

  Every fall, hepatitis and liver disease experts gather to share the latest viral hepatitis research and treatment updates at the Liver Meeting™ . I had the opportunity to attend this year’s meeting, held last month in Boston. The meeting was particularly exciting because it featured new information about many novel Hepatitis C treatments currently in development as well as the latest updates about how to best use currently available treatments. Corinna Dan There were numerous … [Read more...]

Melanoma on the rise especially in women

Melanoma on the rise especially in women Between 1970 and 2009, cases of cutaneous melanoma have risen drastically, especially among young women under the age of 40. According to a population-based study carried out by researchers from the Mayo Clinic and published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, the incidence of melanoma has increased over the last forty years by a factor of eight in women and by a factor of four in men. These rates are higher than those published by the National … [Read more...]

AIDS.gov – Talking To Your Cell Phone

Co-authored by Michelle Samplin-Salgado, New Media Strategist, AIDS.gov   A day after Apple announced the new 4S iPhone, they lost their leader and visionary, Steve Jobs. We joined many others in commemorating the loss of a man whose work and vision have impacted the HIV and public health community with technology, access and communication. He helped all of us re-imagine what technology could do and how it could change our lives. The new iPhone has been getting a lot of … [Read more...]

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