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United States Sees Drop in Rate of HPV Vaccination Course Completion
Despite public health recommendations, a new study has found that too many adolescents and young adults in the United States are failing to complete the full vaccination course for HPV.
HIV-Related Brain Damage Preventable Through Early ART
Study results indicate that starting combination antiretroviral therapy early can stave off further neurological damage associated with HIV infection.
Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—May 20, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Low Dose Hydrocortisone Found to Enhance Cognitive Function in Women with HIV
Findings from a recent study find enduring effects of LDH on learning and memory, suggesting potential clinical utility in women with HIV.
Co-Infection with HIV Means Less Likelihood of Cancer Treatment
The advent of antiretroviral therapy has increased lifespans for those with HIV, meaning there’s a greater need to address the rising incidence of cancer in this aging population.
1 in 4 Die of Acute Infections in South African City with High HIV Rate
New research suggests that too many patients with acute infections are dying in one South African city affected by high rates of HIV and TB.
HIV Prevention and Treatment Efforts Go High-Tech in New York
Primary care physicians are using an innovative heatmap, customized web-based software, and an extensive survey to reduce the number of new HIV diagnoses and increase viral suppression rates in patients with HIV.
Top 5 Infectious Disease News of the Week—May 13, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
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