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Dolutegravir-based regimen safe and effective for people taking rifampicin for TB

A study from Botswana published in the October issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes provides important scientific evidence, but not strong enough data for a policy change, on the use of a dolutegravir-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen along with a rifampicin-based anti-tuberculosis (TB) regimen, for people living with HIV and TB coinfection.… Read More »

How to Keep Halloween Fun and Safe

SATURDAY, Oct. 19, 2019 — There’s no trick to keeping kids safe this Halloween — it just takes some planning, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. Costumes should be bright, reflective and short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact with flame. It’s a good idea to add reflective tape or striping to costumes and… Read More »

Hepatitis C-infected kidneys are safe and work as well as uninfected organs, study finds

Hepatitis C-infected kidneys are safe and work as well as uninfected organs, study finds For years, most transplant centers discarded kidneys infected with hepatitis C over fears the recipients would have lower survival rates Since 2015, there are three times as many centers using infected kidneys thanks to new antiviral treatments   Researchers looked at hepatitis C-infected… Read More »