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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…
In the Journals

New link established between football, brain damage

July 25, 2017
A significant proportion of brains donated by deceased football players for research showed neuropathological evidence of chronic trauma encephalopathy, according to…
In the Journals

Experts revise PANS/PANDAS treatment guidelines

July 25, 2017
A panel of clinicians and researchers recently published revised treatment recommendations for management of Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome and…
In the Journals Plus

Genetic marker may help identify patients at high risk for severe influenza

July 25, 2017
Adults and children with a particular inherited variation in the IFITM3 gene were more than twice as likely to develop severe influenza than patients without the gene…
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Clinical Features and Surgical Outcome of Triad Exotropia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, July 5, 2017
To describe the clinical features and surgical outcome of A-pattern exotropia combined with dissociated vertical…
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Pediatric Rheumatology: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Of all the areas of pediatric practice, none can seem more daunting or require a higher index of suspicion than…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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VIDEO: DBV Technologies VP discusses peanut allergy patch, other company products and trials

March 9, 2017
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