While some countries in western Europe celebrate relative successes in the treatment
and control of HIV, a burgeoning epidemic in the eastern part of the region poses
a continued threat to progress.
C. Michael Gibson MDRussia's burgeoning HIV epidemic:
1/5 with HIV unaware they are infected
Only 43% with HIV have viral loads low enough to prevent transmission—substantially < UNAIDS goal of 73%
Only 26% achieving viral suppression
Experts have acknowledged that Facebook’s efforts can connect people with help they need — but without data, the benefits aren’t clear.
C. Michael Gibson MDFacebook's efforts to prevent suicide has opened the tech giant to a series of issues concerning medical ethics, informed consent, & privacy.
“We don’t have any data on how well this works. Is it safe? Does it cause harm?” Dr. John Torous statnews.com/2019/02/11/fac… via @statnews
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women worldwide. Ischaemic
heart disease accounts for a third of all female deaths globally.1 Yet despite this
massive burden and regional advocacy to raise awareness, cardiovascular disease...