A sex- and age-matched case-control study of 140 adults withattention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) finds that Toxoplasma gondii seropositivity is associated with a 2.8-fold increase in the odds of ADHD and reveals its significant association with ADHD symptom severity.
The combination therapy sofosbuvir-seraprevir appears to be effective and well tolerated in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 infection without cirrhosis, results of a phase III trial have shown.
Elite HIV controllers—those who can control viral replication without medications—have fewer proviral sequences, a recent study has found. These viral genomes appear to be more concentrated in inaccessible and transcriptionally repressed areas of the genome.
Recycling tenofovir after failure of first-line treatment vs switching to second-line zidovudine is associated with better care retention, adherence, and viral load suppression in HIV patients, especially when combined with atazanavir boosted with ritonavir, a new study presented at AIDS 2020 Virtual has shown.
A new dengue vaccine candidate, TAK-003, has demonstrated the persistence of neutralizing antibodies in participants who were inoculated with the vaccine up to 3 years post-vaccination, reports a recent study.
While generally a self-limiting condition, hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) can spread very quickly, particularly among children attending childcare centres. Dr Chan Si Min, Head and Senior Consultant at the Division of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, National University Hospital, Singapore, talks to Roshini Claire Anthony about the complications and management of HFMD.
A study with limited case data reveals a shorter duration of viral shedding of SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), through the upper respiratory tract in children compared with adults.