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Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »

Why acne comes and goes

It’s the closest thing we have to a cure. If you just went through an intense weekend of eating cheeseburgers and pizza, take a look at your skin a day or two later to see if you start breaking out. Why the Same Pimple Keeps Rearing Its Ugly Head on Your Face Over and Over… Read More »