Daily Archives: November 16, 2016

ASTMH 2016: Online resource offers platform for clinicians and researchers working on drug-resistant tuberculosis

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ATLANTA, Ga – An interactive online portal now allows clinicians and researchers across five countries heavily affected by drug-resistant tuberculosis to exchange and analyze information that includes X-rays, scans, genomic information and clinical data that includes types of resistance, co-infections, and outcomes of patients whose disease does not respond to the two most effective TB […]

ASTMH 2016: HIV cure trials can meet challenges in Africa, researcher says

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ATLANTA, Ga –  The challenges the quest for an HIV cure faces include the failure of every strategy so far, dissension surrounding patient selection for trials, and a reservoir of HIV virus that will only dissipate of its own accord over a 70-year period in most HIV-infected individuals, Dr. Robert Murphy from Northwestern University said […]