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New collaborative study to assess efficacy of injectable HIV medication

New collaborative study to assess efficacy of injectable HIV medication
April 23, 2017

The HIV Prevention Trials Network, which includes the McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, has launched a study that will examine whether cabotegravir, a new injectable drug, can work as well as Truvada, an existing oral medication, to protect against HIV, according to a recent press release.

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Glecaprevir/pibrentasvir effective in liver, kidney transplant patients with HCV

April 23, 2017
AMSTERDAM — Nearly 100% of a cohort of non-cirrhotic patients with HCV who had undergone liver transplantation responded to treatment with…
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Adherence, SVR unaffected by drug use in patients with HCV

April 23, 2017
AMSTERDAM — Adherence to treatment and subsequent sustained virologic response were unaffected by drug use in a study of patients enrolled in an opioid agonist…
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Shortened duration triple therapy fails in genotype 3 HCV

April 23, 2017
AMSTERDAM — Six weeks of triple combination therapy induced sustained virologic response in a cohort of patients with genotype 1 HCV but not genotype 3, according…

Climate change brings new infectious disease threats

April 22, 2017
Climate change is expected to increase the risk for the spread of numerous types of infectious diseases — including Lyme disease, Zika, diarrheal diseases and more…
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HIV/AIDS 1 Hour Update For Florida Health Professionals

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This is a 1 hour activity designed for home study by healthcare clinicians. Specifically, it meets the 1 hour HIV/AIDS…
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Longitudinal study launched to help determine transition from health to disease

April 21, 2017
Verily Life Sciences LLC announced the launch of a 4-year study in partnership with Duke University School of Medicine…
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VIDEO: Strategies for implementing and increasing adult vaccination

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