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CROI2015-Feature

Conference Highlights: CROI 2017 | Feature

New research was presented at CROI 2017, the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, from February 13 to 16 in Seattle. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference.

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lung-disease-tb-Tuberculosis

Clinical Complications Associated with Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV/Tuberculosis Coinfected Patients | News Brief

Today Future Science Group announces the publication of an article in Future Virology highlighting the clinical complications associated with ART in Chinese HIV/ Tuberculosis (TB) coinfected patients.

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hiv-aids

Progress Toward HIV Cure Highlighted in Issue of AIDS Research & Human Retroviruses | News Brief

A comprehensive collection of articles describing the broad scope and current status of this global effort is published in a special issue of AIDS Research and Human

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homosexual-men-gay

Beliefs About Better Treatment for HIV Results in Riskier Sex | News Brief

Condomless intercourse among gay men is on the rise. A survey spanning 19 years of participants at a gay pride event in the US notes a consistent

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IDweek2014-508273507

CME/CE – Conference Highlights: IDWeek 2016 | News Brief

New research was presented at IDWeek 2016, the combined annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, HIV Medicine Association,

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physician-doctor-angry-frustrated-burn-out-burnout-telephone-communicate

Perfecting the Post-Visit Procedure | Medical Blog

After-visit calls aren’t working; what can be done instead? Right outside of my office door is one of the workstations where our medical technicians perform one of

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allergy-food-allergies-allergen

Food is Medicine for HIV-Positive, Type 2 Diabetes Patients | News Brief

Study finds good nutrition improves medication adherence, mental health. HIV-positive people who received healthy food and snacks for six months were more likely to adhere to their

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united-states-us-map

Study Finds Premature Death Rates Diverge in the United States by Ethnicity | News Brief

Premature death rates have declined in the United States among Hispanics, blacks, and Asian/Pacific Islanders, but increased among whites and American Indian/Alaska Natives. Premature death rates have

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aids34

HIV Therapy Could Be Contributing to Syphilis Outbreak | News Brief

Drugs used to treat HIV could affect how the body responds to syphilis, inadvertently contributing to a current outbreak. Syphilis cases in several countries have risen sharply

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twitter

What is Twitter’s Role in the Fight Against HIV? | News Brief

How the social media platform can help patients engage. Twitter isn’t just a platform to read news, engage with like-minded individuals, launch insults or give praise. It’s

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vaccine_92253903

Nearly Half of U.S. Men Infected With HPV, Study Finds | News Brief

Although a vaccine is available, too few are getting it when young. Many American men are infected with the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV), but unlike women, men

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hispanic6153

Genital HPV Prevalence Rate High Among Men in the United States | News Brief

Although vaccine is recommended, too few are getting it, researchers say

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hiv-aids-blood-test

CDC Guidelines for HIV Prevention Regimen May Not Go Far Enough | News Brief

Current standards could miss some people who should be on Preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a measure that has proven to be highly effective

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HIV-infect-cell

What Does it Take for an AIDS Virus to Infect a Person? | News Brief

Study identifies characteristics of HIV-1 strains that mediate sexual transmission. Upon sexual exposure, the AIDS virus must overcome some mighty barriers to find the right target cell

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medicine-pictures-health-doctor-technology-patient-diagnosis-diagnose-medical-physician

Pictures Could be the Key to Prevent Prescription Drug Tragedies | News Brief

New research reveals pictograms on Rx drug labels help seniors understand medication instructions. Simple images designed to convey information about prescription drugs could help save lives and

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gonorrhea-std-sexually-transmitted-disease

Scientists Develop New Antibiotic for Gonorrhea | News Brief

Carbon monoxide-releasing molecules help to develop a new antibiotic to treat the sexually transmitted infection. There are concerns that gonorrhoea, which is the second most common sexually

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gay-men-homosexual

What Is Stopping Men from Seeking Info on Sexually Transmitted Infections? | News Brief

New study being conducted into social and cognitive issues that prevent men from finding out about STIs. Psychology researcher, Naomi Pierce from Carlisle, hopes the research will

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blood-drop-test-diabetes

HIV Test Performed on USB Stick | News Brief

The device uses a drop of blood to detect HIV, and then creates an electrical signal that can be read by a computer. Scientists at Imperial College

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red-ribbon-HIV-AIDS

December 2016 Briefing – HIV & AIDS | News Brief

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white-blood-cell-immune-bacteria-virus

Protein That Activates Immune Response Harms Body’s Ability to Fight HIV | News Brief

In findings they call counterintuitive, a team of UCLA-led researchers suggests that blocking a protein, which is crucial to initiating the immune response against viral infections, may

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