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HIV treatment choice affects improvement in liver after hepatitis C cure

People with HIV who were cured of hepatitis C experienced greater reductions in liver stiffness if they were taking an antiretroviral regimen that contained a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), Spanish researchers report in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. Curing hepatitis C infection with direct-acting antiviral treatment can result in improvements in liver health if… Read More »

Covid-Sniffing Dogs Are Accurate, But Wide Use Faces Hurdles

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Covid-Sniffing Dogs Are Accurate but Face Hurdles for Widespread Use Logistics, cost and official standards are needed for the dogs to fulfill their potential in medical fields. A sniffer dog being trained to detect coronavirus from human sweat samples at the Small… Read More »