When PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), a drug that prevents HIV infection, was first approved by the FDA in 2012, it was a medical breakthrough that promised to drastically reduce… read more.
New research used engineered mice to compare SARS-COV-2 omicron subvariants and found one of them – BA.5 – was more virulent likely due to its ability to rapidly… read more.
Pfizer has filed Apexxnar, its 20-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in Japan for the prevention of pneumococcal infection in older adults and individuals at a high risk of contracting… read more.
Current methods can vastly overestimate the rates that malaria parasites are multiplying in an infected person’s blood, which has important implications for determining how harmful they could be… read more.
Bare minimum reimbursement rates could be a factor in why some clinics may be struggling to offer HPV vaccination in the U.S. MUSC Hollings Cancer Center researcher Kalyani… read more.
Long Covid, which affects nearly two-million people in the UK1, is not caused by an immune inflammatory reaction to COVID-19, University of Bristol-led research finds. Emerging data demonstrates that… read more.
A new test revealed that FDA-approved antibiotics — available at your neighborhood pharmacy — can effectively treat superbugs. They are not prescribed, however, because the gold-standard test predicts… read more.
People living with HIV (PLWH) are far more likely to be diagnosed with depression, take antidepressants, be treated with electroconvulsive therapy, and commit suicide than population controls, especially… read more.
New research from Boston Medical Center found that sexually transmitted infection (STI) and HIV testing declined at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, while there was an increase… read more.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of multiple databases from 1995-2021 to assess the diagnostic sensitivity of commercially available tests that use vaginal swabs versus urine specimens to detect chlamydia,… read more.
Two newer simplified treatment options are at least as effective as current approaches, according to the results of a world-first international clinical trial into second-line HIV therapy led… read more.
The findings, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) today, may mean TB can be cured with shorter treatments. TB typically takes months to treat with multiple… read more.