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VIDEO: Peter Hunt, MD, reviews comorbidities, inflammation in HIV

February 19, 2017

SEATTLE — Peter Hunt, MD, associate professor of medicine, division of experimental medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and member of the CROI 2017 program committee, discusses a session that focused on inflammation and age-related complications in patients with HIV. The session included data on an IL-1 beta inhibitor against atherosclerotic inflammation; the relationship between protease inhibitors and cardiovascular disease; and the impact of smoking cessation on cancer incidence in HIV–infected patients. 

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Sorafenib benefit dependent on hepatitis status in patients with HCC

February 19, 2017
Sorafenib improved OS among patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who were hepatitis C positive but hepatitis B negative, suggesting that the beneficial effects of…
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VIDEO: CROI session focuses on HIV in women, children

February 18, 2017
SEATTLE — Elaine J. Abrams, MD, professor of pediatrics and epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center, discusses a session at CROI 2017 that highlighted…
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Medicaid expansions improved preventive care, but study finds Americans want changes to ACA

February 17, 2017
Due to insurance expansions of the Affordable Care Act, Americans were more likely to undertake preventive care, according to data published in Journal of Policy
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Study supports that HIV reservoir lies in cells infected before ART initiation

February 17, 2017
SEATTLE — Data from a study of HIV–infected infants who received early ART suggest the reservoir for HIV lies in cells that were infected before ART…
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Operation Immunization 2016: Enhancing HPV Immunization

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

During the last decade, several new vaccines, including the meningococcal conjugate (MCV4), tetanus, diphtheria…
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Imported Dengue Infection in a Spanish Hospital with a High Proportion of Travelers from Africa: A 9-Year Retrospective Study

February 17, 2017
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Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

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Additional countermeasures needed in the face of Zika virus spread

November 21, 2016
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