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FDA approves combination HIV treatment

August 22, 2014

The FDA today approved a combination treatment for HIV-1 infection, according to a press release.

The fixed-dose combination product, to be marketed as Triumeq (ViiV Healthcare), is a combination of dolutegravir, an integrase strand transfer inhibitor, and abacavir sulfate and lamivudine, both nucleoside analogue reverse transcriptase inhibitors. The recommended dosage regimen of Triumeq in adults is one tablet daily taken orally, with or without food.

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August 22, 2014
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Minor infections may increase children's risk for stroke

August 22, 2014
Children with minor infections had an increased risk for stroke within a 3-day time period, according to study findings published in Neurology.Nancy K. Hills
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Aspirin use for MI prevention low among people with HIV

August 22, 2014
The use of aspirin for prevention of myocardial infarction was lower among people with HIV compared with controls, according to researchers from Massachusetts General…
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Challenges in HIV Screening and Prophylaxis: PrEP’ing for the Future

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Gene surgery effectively removes HIV-1 from human cells

July 29, 2014
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HPV Disease Update 2013: What Every Pediatric Health Care Professional Needs to Know

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