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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30049419/hiv
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Jade Ghosn, Babafemi Taiwo, Soraya Seedat, Brigitte Autran, Christine Katlama
The benefits of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) for HIV replication and transmission control have led to its universal recommendation. Many people living with HIV are, however, still undiagnosed or diagnosed late, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, where the HIV disease burden is highest. Further expansion in HIV treatment options, incorporating women-centred approaches, is essential to make individualised care a reality. With a longer life expectancy than before, people living with HIV are at an increased risk of developing non-AIDS comorbidities, such as cardiovascular diseases and cancers...
August 25, 2018: Lancet
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/30025810/viral-gastroenteritis
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Krisztián Bányai, Mary K Estes, Vito Martella, Umesh D Parashar
Enteric viruses, particularly rotaviruses and noroviruses, are a leading cause of gastroenteritis worldwide. Rotaviruses primarily affect young children, accounting for almost 40% of hospital admissions for diarrhoea and 200 000 deaths worldwide, with the majority of deaths occurring in developing countries. Two vaccines against rotavirus were licensed in 2006 and have been implemented in 95 countries as of April, 2018. Data from eight high-income and middle-income countries showed a 49-89% decline in rotavirus-associated hospital admissions and a 17-55% decline in all-cause gastroenteritis-associated hospital admissions among children younger than 5 years, within 2 years of vaccine introduction...
July 14, 2018: Lancet
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29962118/pneumonia-in-patients-with-chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease
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Marcos I Restrepo, Oriol Sibila, Antonio Anzueto
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a frequent comorbid condition associated with increased morbidity and mortality. Pneumonia is the most common infectious disease condition. The purpose of this review is to evaluate the impact of pneumonia in patients with COPD. We will evaluate the epidemiology and factors associated with pneumonia. We are discussing the clinical characteristics of COPD that may favor the development of infections conditions such as pneumonia. Over the last 10 years, there is an increased evidence that COPD patients treated with inhaled corticosteroids are at increased risk to develp pneumonia...
July 2018: Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases
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