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Topline Data Announced for Selonsertib in Patients With Compensated Cirrhosis Due to NASH

Topline Data Announced for Selonsertib in Patients With Compensated Cirrhosis Due to NASH

Topline data from the Phase 3 STELLAR-4 trial showed that selonsertib, an investigational treatment for patients with compensated cirrhosis due to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), was not associated with a significant improvement in fibrosis without worsening of NASH.

Measles Outbreak Triggers Sharp Rise in Demand for Vaccine

More than 50 confirmed cases of measles, 11 suspected cases reported in Clark County, Washington, this year.

Conditional Financial Incentives Increase Linkage to Care for Male Partners of Antenatal Clinic Attendees

HIV self-test kits combined with financial incentives may encourage men to attend the clinic for post-test HIV services.

Opinion

Nurse practitioner treatment of hepatitis C in primary care

Hepatitis C treatment improves outcomes and experiences for patient and provider.

The flu vaccine's influence on public health

Improving influenza vaccination rates will require a much greater commitment to preventative public health to change public perception of the importance and efficacy of flu vaccination.

The origin of AIDS and debating the Patient Zero theory

There is evidence that HIV might have spread from its origins in the US to the rest of the world.

Clinical Features

ACIP Updates Recommendations for US Adult Immunization Schedule

ACIP Updates Recommendations for US Adult Immunization Schedule

The ACIP and CDC have approved and released 2019 recommendations for the adult immunization schedule in the US.

Stat Consult: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Stat Consult: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Growing evidence supports starting individuals on antiretroviral therapy as soon as they are diagnosed with HIV to improve mortality rates.

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