Migraine and headache are common ailments of people living in the modern era. Dr Jon Marshall of The Singapore Headache and Migraine Clinic shares his insights with Pearl Toh on how to manage migraine and headache using non-pharmaceutical strategies, with a focus on the manual medicine approach.
The short-term use of alendronate prior to antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation in people with HIV (PWH) helps prevent ART-associated bone mineral density (BMD) loss, according to the APART* study presented at CROI 2021.
The combination of sofosbuvir plus velpatasvir does as well in the real world as in a Japanese phase III trial in hepatitis C virus (HCV) patients with decompensated cirrhosis, although there have been incidences of treatment discontinuation and liver disease-related death, as reported by a team of researchers.
A 4-month regimen containing the combination of rifapentine (RPT) and moxifloxacin (MOX) can effectively treat tuberculosis (TB) in HIV-positive patients, performing just as well as the 6-month standard of care, according to a subgroup analysis of the landmark phase III S31/A5349 trial.