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Parent-requested delays in pediatric vaccinations require intervention

March 2, 2015

Many pediatricians and family physicians report receiving parental requests to spread out children’s immunization schedules, and despite concerns, agree to do so, according to study findings in Pediatrics.

These results indicate a need for evidence-based interventions to increase timely immunization.

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Survival benefit of 9.2 million life-years attributed to Brazilian ART program

March 2, 2015
SEATTLE — Universal ART offered in Brazil from 1997 to 2014 is estimated to have a population survival benefit of 9.2 million life-years, according to data presented…
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Average cost per SVR12 was $171,000 for Olysio, Sovaldi regimens

March 2, 2015
SEATTLE — The mean cost per sustained virologic response at 12 weeks among a cohort of patients with hepatitis C virus infection receiving treatment with Olysio…
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Patients with HIV play key role in TB transmission

March 2, 2015
SEATTLE — In contrast to previous hypotheses, HIV-positive patients with pulmonary tuberculosis appear to have an important function in the onward transmission…
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HIV did not affect HCC recurrence or survival after LT

March 2, 2015
Survival and recurrence rates were unaffected by HIV infection among patients who underwent liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma, according to a poster…
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HCV Consults: Volume 1, Number 3

HCV Consults: Volume 1, Number 3

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie and Genentech, Inc.

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Video: Highlights in cancer and HIV treatments at CROI 2015

February 27, 2015
Infectious Disease News Editorial Board member Paul Volberding, MD, reviews HIV and cancer treatment data presented…
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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

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