Tag Archives: Infections.

Melatonin — A Standard of Treatment Adjunct for Acute Infections?

This article was previously published October 19, 2020, and has been updated with new information. According to a June 2020 research paper,1 melatonin2,3 may be an important adjunct to COVID-19 treatment. Incidentally, while not emphasized, melatonin is an optional addition to the highly effective MATH+ protocol promoted by the Front Line COVID-19 Critical Care Working… Read More »

Here’s a map showing where low vaccination rates meet high case counts as U.S. Covid infections surge

More and more U.S. counties with low vaccination rates are starting see Covid cases climb, putting residents at risk for “unnecessary” infections, hospitalizations and potentially deaths as the delta variant tears through the country, according to U.S. health officials. “After several weeks of declining numbers of cases, followed by a long plateau, we are seeing… Read More »

HPTN 083: Injectable PrEP can make breakthrough infections hard to detect

Some cases of resistance, but not in people with falling cabotegravir levels after injections are stopped A detailed analysis of results from the HPTN 083 PrEP study, which compared the efficacy of a two-monthly injection of the drug cabotegravir against daily oral tenofovir disoproxil fumarate and emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) pills, confirmed that there were only a… Read More »

US HIV infections could drop by 94% before 2030, if treatment is prioritised

Modelling estimates suggest that new HIV infections in the US could be reduced by as much as 94% before 2030, if the current HIV prevention budget is spent more efficiently. Priorities would be linking those diagnosed with HIV to care, ensuring that they receive treatment and getting them to the point of viral suppression. Less… Read More »