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FDA approves pretomanid for drug-resistanttuberculosis

The FDA has announced its approval of PaMZ (pretomanid), from TB Alliance, a new drug developed to treat Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB)...

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PREPARE Phase III trial of ResVax shows efficacy in respiratory syncytial virus

Novavax announced the presentation of new data from the company’s Prepare trial, a global Phase III clinical trial of ResVax...

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FDA Advisory Committee’s recommendation on Descovy for pre-exposure prophylaxis

Gilead Sciences, Inc. announced that the Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (AMDAC) of the FDA recommended approval of Descovy...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment

This guideline covers preventing and treating surgical site infections in adults, young people and children who are having a surgical procedure involving a cut through the skin.

Added 10 years ago

Urinary tract infection in under 16s: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing first or recurrent upper or lower urinary tract infections in infants, children and young people. It aims to achieve more consistent clinical practice, based on accurate diagnosis and effective...

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on hepatitis E virus infection

Infection with hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, representing an important global health problem. Our understanding of HEV has changed completely over the past decade.

Added 1 year ago

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Journal articles

Accelerating the elimination of viral hepatitis: a Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology Commission.

Viral hepatitis is a major public health threat and a leading cause of death worldwide. Annual mortality from viral hepatitis is similar to that of other major infectious diseases such as HIV and tuberculosis.

Added 1 month ago

A review on hepatitis D: From virology to new therapies.

Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) is a defective virus that requires the hepatitis B virus (HBV) to complete its life cycle in human hepatocytes. HDV virions contain an envelope incorporating HBV surface antigen protein and a ribonucleoprotein...

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Hepatitis C virus therapy in advanced liver disease: Outcomes and challenges.

While for many years investigators had worked on highly effective direct-acting antiviral agent (DAA) therapy, we are now encountering challenges on the appropriate timing of DAA therapy in patients with decompensated cirrhosis.

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Clinical trials

Phase 3 Study of Bulevirtide in Patients With CHD

This study is to evaluate the efficacy of Bulevirtide administered subcutaneously for 48 weeks at a dose of 2 mg or 10 mg once daily for treatment of chronic hepatitis delta in comparison to delayed treatment.

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Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Lonafarnib / Ritonavir With and Without Pegylated Interferon -Alfa-2a (D-LIVR)

Two LNF-containing regimens will be evaluated in the D-LIVR Phase 3 study: (1) LNF/RTV/PEG IFN-alfa-2a and (2) LNF/RTV. Each of these arms will have efficacy endpoints that measure clinical benefit with regard to viral suppression...

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Safety and Efficacy of Bictegravir/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide Versus Dolutegravir + Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate in Treatment Naive, HIV-1 and Hepatitis B Co-Infected Adults (Alliance)

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of fixed-dose combination (FDC) of bictegravir/emtricitabine/ tenofovir alafenamide (B/F/TAF) versus dolutegravir (DTG) + emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate...

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Blog Posts

Jonathan Macdonald

ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

Posted 1 year ago

This year’s ECCMID is hosting a large number of sessions discussing antibiotic resistance, an immediate and pressing issue that has been described as ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today'.

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

Posted 2 years ago

Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Posted 3 years ago

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

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Measles: diagnosis and management

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