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Microbiome research refines HIV risk for women

Drawing from data collected for years by AIDS researchers in six African nations, scientists have pinpointed seven bacterial species whose presence in high concentrations may significantly increase the risk for HIV infection in women. >>read more<<

Alberta announces six cases of life-threatening congenital syphilis in newborns

Dr. Gerry Predy, senior medical officer of Alberta Health Services LARRY WONG/POSTMEDIA image via The Vancouver Sun

The Vancouver Sun 2017.11.14: Alberta has recorded six cases of life-threatening congenital syphilis in newborn babies this year, public health leaders announced Tuesday amid a worsening outbreak of sexually transmitted infections around the province. >>click here to read more<<

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