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NIH will send 100 doses of experimental Ebola treatment to Congo

NIH will send 100 doses of experimental Ebola treatment to Congo
May 25, 2018

Treating HBV: 6 recent reports on therapy outcomes

May 25, 2018
As Hepatitis Awareness Month comes to a close, Healio.com/Hepatology presents several recently published studies on hepatitis B therapy outcomes and expert opinions on…
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Low antibody HBV core protein levels predict seroclearance

May 25, 2018
Quantification of antibody against hepatitis B core protein, or anti-HBc levels, significantly predicted HBV surface antigen seroclearance and undetectable HBV DNA in…

‘Right to try’ impact on patients uncertain

May 25, 2018
On May 22, the House of Representatives voted 250-169 to pass the “right to try” legislation which was previously approved by the Senate in August 2017. The…
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Study shows real-world effectiveness of PCV13 among US seniors

May 25, 2018
The 13-valent pneumococcal vaccine had an unadjusted vaccine effectiveness of around 73% against vaccine-type community-acquired pneumonia in the first real-world test…
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HIV Curbside Consults – Volume II: HIV Drug Mechanisms of Resistance

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

Treatment of a patient with multidrug-resistant virus requires expertise in complex HIV management and a thorough…
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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…
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Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)

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Women on HRT, birth control safely, effectively treated HCV with Zepatier

April 14, 2018
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