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Study of injectable PrEP reports the best efficacy seen yet for any form of PrEP in women

HPTN 084 study finds significantly lower adherence in women taking daily PrEP pills A second study of an injectable HIV drug used to prevent HIV has had its randomised phase stopped early after it became clear that giving women a two-monthly injection of a prevention drug resulted in nearly nine times fewer infections than giving… Read More »

World Health Organization reports new coronavirus cases reach all-time high

The number of new Covid-19 cases worldwide has reached a record high at 212,326 cases in the last 24 hours, according to a situation report from the World Health Organization.  The report says there have been more than 10.9 million confirmed Covid-19 cases globally, with 212,326 new cases in the last 24 hours. There have been… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: Global cases top 930,000 as Singapore reports fourth death

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 932,600 Global deaths: At least 46,809 Top 5 countries: United States (213,372), Italy (110,574), Spain (104,118), China (82,361), and Germany (77,872) The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8:43 a.m. Beijing time. All times below are in… Read More »

Ballad Health reports stable quarter despite rural patient headwinds

Dive Brief: Ballad Health slightly improved its operating margin to 1.5% in its second fiscal 2020 quarter compared with an operating margin of 1.3% the prior-year quarter. Revenue grew 2.4% for the not-for-profit 21-hospital health system based in Tennessee and outpaced expense growth. Operating earnings remained relatively flat year-over-year at about $ 55 million, the… Read More »

Algorithm can quickly ID cancer outcomes from radiology reports

Deep natural language processing can harness information from radiology reports in electronic health records to rapidly ascertain if a patient has cancer and shifts in the disease. EHRs hold a tremendous amount of information that can be used to optimize cancer care and drive cancer research. However, unless a cancer patient is in a clinical… Read More »