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Should the US government leverage patents held by the CDC to push down the price of Truvada?

Should the US government leverage patents held by the CDC to push down the price of Truvada?
Infectious Diseases in Children, June 2019
In the Journals

Young MSM may not completely recover from PrEP-related bone density loss

June 14, 2019
Adolescents who take pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, for HIV prevention may experience a loss of bone mineral density during treatment. Most patients can experience…
In the Journals

USPSTF: PrEP should be offered to patients at high risk for HIV

June 11, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended that patients at high risk for HIV be offered pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, with effective…
Perspective

WHO: 1 million new urogenital STIs acquired each day worldwide

June 6, 2019
There was an estimated global total of 376.4 million new chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and syphilis infections in men and women aged 15 to 49 years in 2016…
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Healthy Baby/Healthy Child

Preventing HIV Infection—What Pediatricians Should Know About HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Pediatric Annals, January 2018, Volume 47 Issue 1
I recently diagnosed my first adolescent patient with new-onset HIV. As a primary care pediatrician, these cases are…
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CME CNE

The Importance of HPV Vaccination Beyond Cervical Cancer Prevention: Harnessing the Latest Evidence to Improve Vaccine Uptake

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Human papillomavirus (HPV)-related, non-cervical cancers are on the rise in the United States, especially in males…
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Pediatricians play key role in preventing, controlling sexually transmitted infections

November 22, 2016
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