Isolated, vulnerable, and apathetic

Although HIV infection rates are high among the transgender community in Russia, many transgender people know very little about the virus, as well as their own health status. In Russia’s first study to examine transgender people as an at-risk social group for HIV transmission, demographers attribute these high infection rates to the community’s social stigmatization…

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Wake Forest Baptist awarded grant to study dropout rates in pediatric weight-loss programs

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Dec. 9, 2019 – The National Institute of Nursing Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded Wake Forest Baptist Health a five-year grant worth approximately $2.97 million to study the reasons for attrition in pediatric weight-management programs and develop better ways to predict and reduce dropout rates. “Obesity is…

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New diagnostic methods to monitor blood disorders enabled by bio-rad’s droplet digital PCR technology showcased at 2019 Ash Annual Meeting

Orlando FL. – December 9, 2019 – Scientists will present more than 40 abstracts highlighting research driven in part by Bio-Rad Laboratories’ Droplet Digital PCR (ddPCR) technology at the 2019 American Society of Hematology (ASH) meeting in Orlando Florida, December 7-10. The research presented will illustrate the sensitivity, precision, and speed of Bio-Rad’s ddPCR, which…

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