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Appropriate technique improves injection in diabetics

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For children and very lean adults who use a 5 mm insulin needle, angling the injection into a pinched skin fold reduces pain and increases efficacy, researchers reported online June 28th in Diabetes Care. "These are the most popular needles in children," lead author Dr. Paul L....

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New guidelines stress earlier treatment for HIV

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - HIV therapy needs to start earlier and guidelines are being changed to reflect that, officials said this weekend at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna. The 2008 guidelines from the International AIDS Society-USA advised that antiretroviral therapy (ART) begin before the...

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Gel instillation sonography advantageous in endometrial evaluation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Sonography performed to investigate endometrial pathology in women with abnormal bleeding is easier to perform with gel instillation to distend the uterine cavity rather than saline instillation, a Belgian group report. Furthermore, results are just as accurate. Dr. Thierry...