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People with NNRTI resistance have poorer responses to dolutegravir, South African study finds

People with HIV who already have resistance to a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) when they start first-line antiretroviral treatment containing the integrase inhibitor dolutegravir were less likely to achieve viral suppression, a large clinical trial in South Africa has reported. NNRTI resistance has not been shown to affect responses to dolutegravir-based treatment previously. The… Read More »

GenderSci Lab finds more than biology influences COVID risk

More men than women are dying of COVID-19. Some scientists think sex-specific hormones explain this difference, but researchers at Harvard say we need to look closely at how biology and social context affect health in people of all genders. To do that, the Harvard GenderSci Lab created the US Gender/Sex COVID-19 Data Tracker. Sarah Richardson,… Read More »

Italy WILL face a deadlier second coronavirus wave, grim Imperial College London study finds

Is a more deadly second peak inevitable? Italy WILL face another coronavirus wave that is even more lethal as lockdown is eased, according to grim Imperial College London projection London researchers mathematically modelled how virus would spread and kill in Italy in three scenarios If population went back to just 20 per cent of their… Read More »