HIV & AIDS

Stopping HIV in its tracks

Is the end of HIV near? Findings published this week in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy report that a novel, subdermal implant delivering potent antiretroviral (ARV) drugs shows extreme promise in stopping the spread ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

ICAAC: Moxifloxacin regimens are not noninferior for TB

(HealthDay)—For patients with uncomplicated, smear-positive pulmonary tuberculosis, moxifloxacin-containing regimens over four months are not noninferior to a control regimen, according to a study published online Sept. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New antimicrobial strategy silences NDM-1 resistance gene in pathogens

Researchers have synthesized a molecule that can silence the gene responsible for severe antibiotic resistance in some bacteria. The research, presented at the 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy ...

Medications

Inappropriate use of antibiotics in ERs remains high for adults

(HealthDay)—For patients presenting to the emergency department with acute respiratory tract infections (ARTI), inappropriate utilization of antibiotics has decreased for children, but not for adults, according to a study ...

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