Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Glecaprevir-pibrentasvir effective treatment for HCV genotypes 1, 3

(HealthDay)—Once-daily treatment with glecaprevir-pibrentasvir appears safe and effective for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 or 3, according to a study published in the Jan. 25 issue of the New England ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Genotype may identify complication likelihood in sickle cell patients

Researchers have found a genotype that could help identify sickle cell disease (SCD) patients at greatest risk of common, yet severe, complications of SCD. The findings will be presented today at the American Physiological ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Antisocial behavior may be highly polygenic

(HealthDay)—Antisocial behavior (ASB) may be highly polygenic, with sex-discordant associations identified for some loci, according to a study published online Oct. 4 in JAMA Psychiatry.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First Chikungunya-infected Aedes aegypti mosquitos found in Brazil

While more than 13,000 cases of Chikungunya viral disease were reported in Brazil in 2015, scientists had never before detected the virus in a captured mosquito in this country. Now, researchers reporting in PLOS Neglected ...

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