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Point-of-care HIV testing in infants leads to faster ART start

July 25, 2017

Point-of-care HIV testing in newborns exposed to the virus quickens diagnosis and ART initiation, researchers said.

Given sufficient resources, point-of-care testing (POCT) could improve linkage to care for infected infants, they wrote in The Lancet HIV.

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Dapivirine vaginal ring safe, acceptable for HIV prevention in teens

July 25, 2017
A monthly vaginal ring containing the antiretroviral dapivirine has demonstrated efficacy in girls younger than 18 years, according to phase 2a study results presented…
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Child with HIV suppresses virus for more than 8 years without ART

July 24, 2017
A South African child who was diagnosed with HIV as an infant has suppressed the virus for the past 8 1/2 years without treatment, researchers said. The child was…

Officials warn of ‘worrying’ rise in HIV drug resistance

July 20, 2017
On the eve of a major international AIDS conference, world health officials painted a concerning picture of rising HIV drug resistance, saying it could lead to 135,000…
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Effect of 4-Month Intermittent Atropine Penalization in Amblyopic Children for Whom Patch Therapy Had Failed

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, July 5, 2017
To evaluate the effect of 4-month intermittent atropine penalization in children with amblyopia for whom patch therapy…
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Early Childhood Exposures and Risk for Adult Disease: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Every physician who cares for children has always worried about the effects interventions or exposures might have on…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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VIDEO: CROI session focuses on HIV in women, children

February 18, 2017
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