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Injectable HIV medications must be practical and affordable, conference hears

HIV treatment advances in the last decade were dominated by potent integrase inhibitors and single-tablet regimens, but the next decade promises to be an era of long-acting products, Professor Diane Havlir said at a panel discussion at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2021) last week. While attention is currently focused on injectable… Read More »

Medical Education Must Adapt to Support the Broadening Role of Physicians

By SYLVIE STACY, MD, MPH As a physician and writer on the topic medical careers, I’ve noticed extensive interest in nonclinical career options for physicians. These include jobs in health care administration, management consulting, pharmaceuticals, health care financing, and medical writing, to name a few. This anecdotal evidence is supported by survey data. Of over… Read More »

‘As coronavirus eases we must tackle the drinking crisis and coming surge’

Covid-19 isn’t kind to sufferers of certain medical conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart ­disease. And along with the pressures we are all under, we can add alcohol to that list. The harm drink does to our health and finances usually reflects what’s going on in the country. In bad times,… Read More »

‘Other Covid-19 symptoms that must not be ignored – including diarrhoea’

As we all know, the classic symptoms of Covid-19 are a new continuous cough, fever and shortness of breath. These symptoms would qualify you for a swab test, but people all over the world have displayed other symptoms too, according to Pauline Vetter and colleagues from Geneva University, reporting in the BMJ. Quite often diarrhoea… Read More »