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27 January 2015
Patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection can achieve sustained viral suppression with long-term tenofovir disoproxil fumarate treatment without developing resistance, shows a 7-year study.
27 January 2015
Switching to tenofovir may stave further kidney and bone impairment in patients with hepatitis B virus-related chronic hepatitis taking adefovir-based therapy, retrospective study findings suggest.
27 January 2015
The combination of age and baseline hepatitis B s-antigen level can help predict hepatitis B virus relapse in patients who achieve hepatitis B e-antigen loss or seroconversion following nucleos(t)ide analogue (NA) treatment, researchers report.
07 January 2015
A study of almost 4 million girls and women allays fears that receipt of the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine could increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis, or other demyelinating disorders.
26 November 2014
Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate treatment results in viral suppression in Asian or Pacific Islander patients with hepatitis B virus infection, even if they have a high viral load, an analysis shows.
24 October 2014
The accuracy of lung cancer diagnosis using 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose–positron emission tomography may be compromised in areas with endemic infectious lung diseases, research suggests.
22 September 2014
The aetiology and clinical features of community-acquired pneumonia are different in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease than in those without the lung condition, Spanish research demonstrates.
15 September 2014
A 12-year survey of the antimicrobial susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in Miyagi Prefecture in Japan has identified important changes, including improved susceptibility to β-lactam antibiotics.
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