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Nearly all syphilis strains in U.S. resistant to azithromycin

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Despite the shortage of penicillin, clinicians should not prescribe azithromycin to treat syphilis, researchers warn.

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Could your medical record predict cardiac arrest risk?

In a study, machine-learning models identified a range of risks among patients who had experienced this sentinel event.

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Cognitive test is poor predictor of athletes’ concussion

Part of the NCAA’s standardized concussion evaluation failed to distinguish athletes who were actually injured, a study shows.

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Designed proteins guide stem cells to form blood vessels

Newfound control over stem cell development is a step toward more effective regenerative medicines.

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UW, Seattle Children’s to study spread of COVID, RSV

Researchers seek local households to join a study of how these viruses spread among people.

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Collaborative-care model reduces TBI pain, study shows

When an integrated-care manager teaches patients cognitive behavioral skills and oversees medications, symptoms improve.

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