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Could an HIV drug beat strep throat, flesh-eating bacteria? With antibiotic resistance on the rise, scientists are looking for innovative ways to combat bacterial infections.
Medical News Today | Mar 1, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Postoperative mortality rates low among patients with HIV prescribed ART Postoperative mortality rates were low among patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who are receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART), and those mortality rates were influenced...
Medical News Today | Feb 27, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sub-Saharan Africans rate their well-being and health care among the lowest in the world Sub-Saharan Africans rate their own wellbeing, their health and their health-care systems among the lowest in the world, according to a new report published by Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson...
Medical News Today | Feb 27, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Financial incentives show no overall effect on viral suppression: may influence control of HIV in some clinical settings A new study by The HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) shows that financial incentives did not have an overall effect on motivating HIV-positive patients to take their HIV antiretroviral therapy...
Medical News Today | Feb 27, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Truvada reduced HIV infection risk by 86% in study Researchers have presented findings from a study demonstrating the pre-exposure prophylaxis reduced the risk of HIV infection by 86% among men who have sex with men.
Medical News Today | Feb 25, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Two studies show promising results in treating hepatitis C in patients co-infected with HIV With there being a need for interferon-free treatment because of potential toxicities for patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1), two studies appearing in...
Medical News Today | Feb 25, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'41,000 HIV transmissions yearly due to no diagnosis or care' Receiving an HIV diagnosis, or getting care when one has already been made, results in a '94% lower risk of transmission,' suggests new US data from HIV surveillance programs.
Medical News Today | Feb 24, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
amfAR report examines controversial pricing of hepatitis C treatment Despite important price reductions for some low- and middle-income countries, the exorbitant drug pricing of breakthrough treatments for hepatitis C (HCV) infection will inevitably limit access to...
Medical News Today | Feb 23, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cats pass disease to wildlife, even in remote areas Researchers tracking the spread of Toxoplasma gondii -- a parasite that reproduces only in cats but sickens and kills many other animals -- have found infected wildlife throughout a 1,500-acre (600-hectare) natural area in central Illinois.
Science Daily | May 12, 2011 8:19 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Deportation Tied to Higher HIV Risk for Men Injecting Drugs HealthDay - WEDNESDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- The odds of HIV infectionincrease fourfold for male injection drug users who were deported toTijuana from the United States compared to non-deportees in the Mexicanborder city, a new study reports.
Yahoo! News | Jul 31, 2008 03:47 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend