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In the more than 35 years since the start of the HIV epidemic, therapeutic advances and preventive strategies have increased the lifespan of patients with the virus and reduced transmission rates. Evidence regarding the aging process in patients with HIV is growing and suggests that these patients may age differently than people who are not infected with HIV. As a result, examination of clinical outcomes among older patients on ART is warranted, according to the results of a study presented at ASM Microbe 2016.
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Contraceptives play an important role in family planning. They also help to regulate women’s menstrual cycles and can be used in the management of certain health conditions, such as endometriosis.
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The FDA has approved Xiidra for the treatment of signs and symptoms of dry eye disease in adults, Shire announced in a press release.

Twice-daily Xiidra (lifitegrast ophthalmic solution 5%) is the first prescription eye drop solution indicated for the treatment of both signs and symptoms of dry eye disease, the release said.
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A drafted measure that would provide $1.1 billion toward Zika virus prevention has been blocked by Senate Democrats, who said the Republican-backed bill did not provide enough support and contained partisan legislation targeting women’s health and environmental regulations.
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Coffee no longer should be classified as carcinogenic to humans, according to a working group from WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer.
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The FDA has released a new application for investigative drugs that it says will cut the amount of time physicians spend filling out such requests, as part of a larger effort to “streamline” the process of providing medications still undergoing regulatory review to their patients with severe illness.
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The number of new cases of metastatic prostate cancer increased by 72% between 2004 and 2013, according to an analysis of the National Cancer Data Base.
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Despite improvements in ART over the last 4 to 5 years, there are still many patients with HIV not in care, and strategies are needed to “really reach everyone,” according to Joseph Eron, MD, of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
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An implantable wireless device, which measures pulmonary artery pressure and heart rate in patients with NYHA class III HF who have been hospitalized for HF within the previous year, significantly reduced the average number of days a patient spent in the ED, according to the results of an oral abstract presented at the 12th Annual AAHFN Meeting.
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In a reversal of its recommendation last year, the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has voted to approve an update for the 2016-2017 season stating that the live attenuated influenza vaccine, offered as a nasal spray, should not be used in any setting.
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Christina L. Fanola, MD, a vascular cardiologist and clinical researcher with the TIMI Study Group at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, discusses lessons on inflammation and CV disease at the annual ACC Scientific Session.
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The FDA announced May 26 that it approved Probuphine, the first buprenorphine implant for the maintenance and treatment of opioid dependence.
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