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56% of HIV-positive children in sub-Saharan Africa not on ART

May 24, 2018
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Two mcr resistance genes found in E. coli on commercial poultry farm

May 23, 2018
Researchers identified a strain of Escherichia coli carrying two colistin-resistance genes, mcr-1 and a variant of mcr-3, on a single plasmid. The E. coli strain…

Developments highlight Lyme Disease Awareness Month

May 23, 2018
May is recognized as Lyme Disease Awareness Month, a time for activists to bring awareness of the disease. “I would say one of the most significant developments…
In the Journals

Interferon plus lamivudine therapy improves HBV clearance in children

May 23, 2018
Pediatric patients with chronic hepatitis B and immune-tolerant characteristics who underwent interferon therapy followed by treatment with Epivir had significantly…
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Diabetes may predict mortality in inpatient community-acquired pneumonia

May 23, 2018
Among patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia, diabetes is an independent predictor of mortality after controlling for age, other respiratory diseases…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: Optimizing Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy

This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViiV Healthcare.

Adherence is important in achieving optimal outcomes in the treatment of HIV. In this video, Charles Hicks, MD…
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Deadly Nipah virus outbreak hits southern India

May 22, 2018
An outbreak of Nipah virus has killed at least 10 people in India, including a nurse who was taking care of an infected…
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Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

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$300 HCV combination reaches 97% cure rates in Malaysia, Thailand

April 13, 2018
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