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Experts look set to recommend that people with HIV should receive immediate antiretroviral treatment on diagnosis, as early results of a global trial show that doing so means a notably lower risk of developing AIDS or other serious illnesses.
Results from a large randomised clinical trial, expected to finish at the end of next year, were published early on 27 May from the Strategic Timing of Antiretroviral Treatment (START) study
Abdominal conditions in children are common and have a wide range of causes. In this latest module Dr Ian Wacogne outlines the common causes of various abdominal problems in children and how to recognise and manage them.
Common problems in children 2: abdominal conditions
Also here are some of BMJ’s modules on oral health. They give an important update on a range of common dilemmas.
Mouth cancer: recognising it and referring early
Mouth ulcers: a guide to diagnosis and management
HIV infection: diagnostic picture tests
Herpes simplex type 1 oral infection: a guide to diagnosis and treatment
Neck lumps: diagnostic picture tests