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ART adherence intervention cost effective, feasible

March 28, 2017

A nurse-delivered intervention program designed to improve ART adherence among patients with HIV reduced viral load, reduced resources and was feasible to deliver in routine care, according to findings from a randomized clinical trial conducted in the Netherlands.

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Burden of antibiotic resistance in community settings greater than previously thought

March 28, 2017
Antibiotic resistance by common infections has a greater effect on patients in the community setting than clinicians think, according to a recent study…

WHO releases ethics guidance to protect rights of patients with TB

March 27, 2017
WHO recently issued new tuberculosis ethics guidance that outlines key obligations for countries that implement the End TB Strategy to protect patients’ rights. …

NIH investigates single vaccine to protect against several mosquito-borne viruses

March 27, 2017
With mosquito-borne illnesses posing an ongoing public health threat around the world, there is a significant need for advances in combating and controlling mosquito…
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Gastric acid suppressants increase risk for recurrent C. difficile

March 27, 2017
Stopping unnecessary use of gastric acid suppressants may decrease recurrent Clostridium difficile infection, as well as health care costs, according to research…
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Differentiating and Managing Diarrhea: A Persistent Dilemma

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Romark, L.C.

Approximately 2-4 billion episodes of infectious diarrhea occur worldwide each year, placing a burden on quality of…
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Point-of-care test performed on oral fluid failed to detect HIV-1 infection

March 24, 2017
The OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV-1/2 Test, a point-of-care test able to detect HIV-specific antibodies in blood and oral…
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Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

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VIDEO: Loftus discusses management of infections in IBD patients

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