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Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are late, with serious impact on health outcomes

Almost half of HIV diagnoses in Europe are among people whose immune systems have already been seriously weakened by HIV, an international team of investigators report in BMC Infectious Diseases. Just under half a million people, half of them in Russia, are estimated to have received a late HIV diagnosis between 2010 and 2016. Late… Read More »

Impact of Miscarriage on Partners

Early pregnancy loss (EPL) is common, affecting up to 25% of pregnancies.  Studies looking at the emotional consequences of miscarriage have shown that most women do well; however, some women experience clinically significant symptoms of depression and anxiety. In a previous study, Farren and colleagues prospectively examined the type and severity of emotional symptoms women… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS * Victoria recorded five new cases on Thursday, all linked to Melbourne’s northern suburbs outbreak, and no further deaths. * It keeps the state’s death toll at 817 and the national figure at 905, with only one death in the past week. * The outbreak in Melbourne’s north has forced some 500 people… Read More »

Clinicians bracing for mental health impact amid reopening reversals

Many mental health experts have described clients’ increasing anxiety and depression amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, with many states pausing or rolling back reopenings, clinicians now worry about worsening episodes given mistrust, fear of the unknown and a perceived false sense of hope. A number of stressors are manifesting in people, Anisha Patel-Dunn, psychiatrist and chief medical… Read More »