Implementing a program of universal HIV testing and immediate antiretroviral treatment (ART) for infected individuals could have a major impact on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Washington, DC, but a new study finds that it would not halt the epidemic, something that a previous report had projected.
Dr. John J. Wild, who collaborated on some of the first equipment to use high-frequency sound waves, or ultrasound, to obtain images of human tissue, especially for cancer diagnosis, died Sept. 18 in Edina, Minn. He was 95.
Scientists have developed a quick and simple way to diagnose endometriosis, without requiring surgery. All that is needed is a small sample of womb lining, taken in a similar way to a smear test, that can be checked for the presence of nerve fibres.