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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES NEWS - Page 7

HIV Suppression: Separating Fact From Fiction
We cover 10 things you need to know about HIV viral suppression, according to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Drug-Resistant Strain of Gonorrhea Spreads to North America
According to a recent dispatch from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a drug-resistant strain of Neisseria gonorrhoeae was found in Canada this year.
 
No Benefits for Protease Inhibitor Plus Raltegravir As Second Line in HIV
Treatment with a protease inhibitor plus raltegravir was found to offer no benefit over a protease inhibitor plus nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitor regimen in patients with HIV.
 
American Academy of HIV Medicine to support outreach efforts for NIH
The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM) has partnered with the All of Us Research Program, part of the National Institutes of Health, to join in efforts to raise awareness about the program.
Study Finds HPV-Related Respiratory Disease Prevented by Vaccine
Researchers have found that human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine may also protect against recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, a rare, but incurable childhood respiratory disease.
Aging and HIV Infection Linked With Changes in Gut Microbiome
Clinicians should counsel individuals with HIV on avoiding health-related behaviors that may alter their gut microbiota and instead practices those that may decrease inflammation.
FDA Approves First Digital Pill to Track Medication Adherence
The FDA has approved the first sensor-equipped pill capable of digitally tracking whether patients are adhering to their prescribed medications.
Undetectable=Untransmittable: A Message That Needs Pushing
Studies have proven that undetectable levels of HIV mean an individual cannot transmit the virus to someone else. Now the word needs to spread.
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