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CD4 cell counts rebound among most children treated for HIV

March 27, 2015

Data from an NIH-funded study in AIDS suggest the majority of children with HIV eventually recover their CD4 cell levels after undergoing virologic suppression.

Researchers assessed CD4 cell levels among 933 children in the United States, Central and South America and the Caribbean who developed HIV before or during birth and received virologic suppression. Children were aged at least 5 years when they initiated treatment.

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Norovirus vaccine elicits antibody response

March 27, 2015
Researchers from the University of North Carolina have found that an investigational multivalent norovirus vaccine elicited an antibody response in sera from 10…
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Early PEP effective against trichinellosis

March 26, 2015
Early treatment with mebendazole within the first 6 days of Trichinella exposure prevented the onset of clinical trichinellosis, according to recent findings. In a…
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M. pneumoniae causes respiratory illness outbreak in care facility

March 26, 2015
An outbreak of respiratory illness at a long-term care facility in Nebraska was linked to Mycoplasma pneumoniae. During the outbreak, 55 patients experienced…

AGA gives additional suggestions to prevent duodenoscope infections

March 26, 2015
The American Gastroenterological Association has issued additional practice recommendations for preventing infections associated with endoscopic retrograde…
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Regimen Selection in HIV

Regimen Selection in HIV: Considering New Options to Optimize Outcomes
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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

More than 2 decades into the antiretroviral therapy (ART) era, numerous options are available for HIV treatment. The…
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Video: NIAID Ebola vaccine well tolerated, immunogenic

March 23, 2015
WILMINGTON, Del. — Julie Ledgerwood, DO, of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases' Vaccine…
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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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