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Liver transplant outcomes improve in people with HIV and hepatitis C

Survival after a liver transplant has improved significantly in people with HIV and hepatitis C coinfection since the introduction of direct-acting antiviral treatment for hepatitis C, US researchers report in the journal Transplantation Direct. Due to faster progression of liver damage in people coinfected with HIV and hepatitis C, people with both viruses are especially… Read More »

Covid-19 news: 2 million people affected by long covid in England

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A long covid patient receives treatment from a physiotherapist. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP/Shutterstock Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 23 June Long covid may have affected more than 2 million people… Read More »

Diabetes often underdiagnosed or undertreated in people living with HIV

The rate of missed diagnosis of diabetes among people living with HIV and engaged in HIV care may be significant, according to a French study published in PLOS ONE. The study has also found that rates of undertreated diabetes in this population were surprisingly high. Additionally, participants with diabetes were at elevated risk of cardiovascular… Read More »

Fauci says U.S. must vaccinate more people before Delta becomes dominant Covid variant in America

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill on March 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. Susan Walsh | Pool | Getty Images U.S. health officials are scrambling to get more Americans… Read More »