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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES NEWS - Page 13

New Initiatives for HIV Taking Off This Year
Advances in antiretroviral therapies increase opportunities for patients with HIV to have more successful treatment outcomes.
Phase 3 Study to Assess Viral Suppression Capability of 2-Drug ART Regimen
ViiV Healthcare has launched a phase 3 study to assess if adults with HIV-1 who have achieved viral suppression on a 3-drug regimen can maintain suppression when switched to a 2-drug regimen.
FDA Approves HPV Test Capable of Identifying Cervical Cancer-Associated Genotypes
The FDA has granted pre-market approval for a new HPV test that can detect and identify HPV genotypes that put women at increased risk for cervical cancer.
Tracing Risk Networks to Identify More Undiagnosed Individuals With HIV
An international research team finds that targeting the social and risk networks of patients recently diagnosed with HIV is leading them to more patients unknowingly infected with the virus.
Norovirus Outbreak Hits Winter Olympic Games
Following an outbreak of norovirus in Pyeongchang ahead of the Winter Olympics, health officials are taking steps to stem the outbreak and keep attendees healthy.
 
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—February 4, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
ACIP Releases Updated Adult Immunization Schedule Recommendations
The CDC’s ACIP voted to approve updated adult immunization schedule recommendations for adults aged 19 years or older.
FDA Approves Another Fixed-Dose HIV-1 Treatment: Symfi Lo Tablets
The FDA approves Symfi Lo Tablets for the treatment of HIV-1 in adult and pediatric patients who weigh at least 35 kg.
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