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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 issues in maternal health, mother-to-child transmission of HIV and treatment outcomes in children. Data were presented from several studies that evaluated therapies for early signs of cervical cancer in women with HIV; treatment approaches for new mothers; birth outcomes among infants born to mothers receiving ART; and point-of-care HIV testing and early treatment in newborns.

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Medicaid expansions improved preventive care, but study finds Americans want changes to ACA

February 17, 2017
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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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HIV-HCV coinfection eradication possible in France by 2026

February 17, 2017
SEATTLE — Researchers used model projection to predict that direct-acting antiviral agent-based treatments could nearly eradicate hepatitis C virus-HIV coinfection…
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PrEP uses contributes to decline in STI incidence among MSM

February 17, 2017
SEATTLE — Results from a modeling study presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2017 indicated that the use of pre-exposure…
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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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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…
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