Tag Archives: aids

National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day 2019

Wednesday, April 10, marks National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD) 2019. Launched by Advocates for Youth in 2013, the event highlights the need for testing, prevention and treatment among youth and promotes awareness of their HIV-related needs. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), data from the Youth Risk Behavior… Read More »

3D model aids surgeons in facilitating delicate procedure

3D printing is increasingly being used to facilitate medical procedures, with a Spanish organization saying it helped speed a cancer surgery. The Biodonostia Health Research Institute used a 3D-printed model to help surgeons plan and guide a procedure that removed more than one of a 64-year-old patient’s ribs without damaging his lungs. The use of… Read More »