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Today's Featured Report
 

HIV infection and bone disease.
Compston J.
 J Intern Med. 2016 Jun 6.




HIV Infection/Disease

 
Disease Management Update
  Acute exacerbation of hepatitis C in hepatocellular carcinoma patients receiving chemotherapy.
Lin JW, Chang ML, Hsu CW,
J Med Virol. 2016 Jun 8.


HCV Infection/Disease
 
 
Drug Update
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Ophthalmological side effects of interferon therapy of chronic hepatitis C.
Medhat E, Esmat G, Hamza E, et al
Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr
. 2016 Jun;5(3):209-16.

 

Interferon (HCV Indications)

 
Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Serum microRNA panels as potential biomarkers for early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma on top of HCV infection.
Zekri AN, Youssef AS, El-Desouky ED,
Tumour Biol. 2016 Jun 6




 
 
Marginalized Update
Teens   Prevalence and Correlates of Sex Exchange Among a Nationally Representative Sample of Adolescents and Young Adults.
Ulloa E, Salazar M, Monjaras L.

J Child Sex Abus
. 2016 Jun 7:1-14  
 


Adolescents

 
US Update
  Value of expanding HCV screening and treatment policies in the United States.
Linthicum MT, Gonzalez YS, Mulligan K,
Am J Manag Care. 2016 May;22(6 Spec No.):SP227-35.

 

HCV Infection/Disease

 
Global Update
  Distribution of IL28B Polymorphism in a Cohort of Italians and Immigrants with HCV Infection: Association with Viraemia, Stage of Fibrosis and Response to Treatment.
Nosotti L, Petrelli A, Genovese D. et al
J Immigr Minor Health
. 2016 Jun 6.




HCV Infection/Disease
 
Today's Video
New Blood diagnostic kit now takes 2 hours to give HIV and Hepatitis B results
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