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Integrase inhibitors associated with improved viral suppression in HIV

September 26, 2016

The integrase inhibitor Tivicay combined with low-dose Sustiva was associated with higher rates of long-term viral suppression than standard-dose Sustiva in patients with HIV, data from a network meta-analysis indicated.

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Timely vaccinations, improved recordkeeping may reduce mortality rates in India

September 26, 2016
Timely and accurately recorded vaccination may help to reduce morbidity and mortality of Indian children from vaccine-preventable diseases, according to published study…
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Azithromycin provides no benefit in treating asthma

September 26, 2016
A randomized controlled trial recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine has reaffirmed the ineffectiveness of azithromycin to treat asthma attacks. In spite of this…

Quest Diagnostics launches Zika antibody test created by CDC

September 25, 2016
Quest Diagnostics announced a new antibody test service — based on the Zika immunoglobulin M antibody capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay developed by the…
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Corticosteroids could improve 90 day mortality in TB patients

September 25, 2016
Corticosteroids could reduce 90-day mortality rates in
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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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Chapter 26: Functional Brain Imaging in GI Neurophysiology

From GI Motility Testing: A Laboratory and Office Handbook
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Discoveries from ASM Microbe: HIV

Discoveries from ASM Microbe: HIV

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VIDEO: Session reviews questions, controversies regarding initiation of ART in 2016

July 8, 2016
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