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Stephen Padilla, 21 Apr 2021
People who are physically active are less likely to progress to severe COVID-19 if diagnosed with the disease as opposed to their physically inactive counterparts, suggests a recent study.
Tristan Manalac, 18 Mar 2021
Both daily and on-demand regimens of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with tenofovir/emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) strongly suppress the rates of HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM), according to a study presented at the 2021 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2021).
Stephen Padilla, 18 Mar 2021
Sex appears to have a strong influence on many discrete pathways of inflammation that independently predict cardiovascular disease (CVD) and venous thromboembolism (VTE) events in patients with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART), according to a study presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 2021.
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Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 does not seem to come with significant safety concerns in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a recent study has found. At the same time, vaccines can also elicit a robust neutralizing antibody response.

Preventing influenza during COVID-19: The importance of annual immunisations

01 Nov 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread around the globe, comparison is often drawn to influenza, another contagious respiratory-borne disease. Recently, Dr Azureen Azmel, a consultant infectious disease physician at Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah (HTAR), and Dr Leong Chee Loon, a consultant infectious disease physician with Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL), came together to discuss about the importance of annual influenza vaccination during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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Stephen Padilla, 21 Apr 2021
People who are physically active are less likely to progress to severe COVID-19 if diagnosed with the disease as opposed to their physically inactive counterparts, suggests a recent study.
Tristan Manalac, 18 Mar 2021
Both daily and on-demand regimens of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with tenofovir/emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) strongly suppress the rates of HIV infection among men who have sex with men (MSM), according to a study presented at the 2021 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2021).
Stephen Padilla, 18 Mar 2021
Sex appears to have a strong influence on many discrete pathways of inflammation that independently predict cardiovascular disease (CVD) and venous thromboembolism (VTE) events in patients with HIV on antiretroviral therapy (ART), according to a study presented at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 2021.
5 days ago
Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 does not seem to come with significant safety concerns in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a recent study has found. At the same time, vaccines can also elicit a robust neutralizing antibody response.