Unrestricted access to direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in individuals with HIV led to a substantial reduction in HCV incidence, particularly in the key subgroup of men who have sex with men (MSM), according to a retrospective Dutch study.
Switching from tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) to tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) did not result in worsening renal function or bone mineral density (BMD) in Asian patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, according to a small real-world prospective study.
Primary immunodeficiency disease (PIDD) and allergies are two groups of conditions related to the immune system. However, they are uniquely different in terms of symptoms and treatment.
Significant advancements in the treatment of acute lymphocytic leukaemia (ALL) in children have improved their outcomes. However, ALL treatment and eradication remain a major challenge in adults. In a recent webinar, two specialists from the US discussed current ALL treatment strategies and goals of future regimens.
In patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), a lower oxygenation target does not lead to a lower mortality rate, according to results of the HOT-ICU* trial presented at eCCR 2021.