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Biden Administration, Others Working Towards Eliminating Hepatitis CMarch 13th 2023
In the White House’s new budget they have put aside several billion dollars towards establishing a hepatitis C (HCV) program. In addition, an HCV vaccine is expected to go into phase 1 clinical trials this year, and a pharmaceutical company is working with states to gain better therapeutic access.
Patient Perspective: Dealing With Recurrent C diffMarch 6th 2023
A young woman who dealt with reoccurring Clostridioides difficile (CDI) in a short amount of time recounts her experience and how getting into a clinical trial made the difference in resolving her condition and getting her back to good health and her family.
Educating Medical Peers on HIV, Sexual HealthMarch 2nd 2023
Primary care physicians and advanced practice providers are responsible for the majority of people seeking medical care in the United States, yet there is a gap in discussing sexual health for those who are at risk of HIV or other sexually-transmitted diseases.
If The PREP Act Sunsets, it Will Affect Pharmacists' Role With Vaccines, Access to CareFebruary 24th 2023
A new report shows these providers are playing a larger role in vaccine administration, but without federal legislation codifying PREP, half the US states could determine not to continue this path for pharmacists and take away this now vital responsibility.
Third Person Declared HIV-FreeFebruary 21st 2023
The unidentified German man cleared the virus after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), and seems to have eliminated the HIV reservoir, which would be further along than the first two HIV-free patients who underwent the same procedure.
Conversations Around Diagnosing HIV, Shaping Treatment ExpectationsFebruary 20th 2023
A clinician offers insights on the initial conversations around learning to treat a chronic disease and the importance behind getting patients started down the right treatment path in the early days following a diagnosis.