Antibiotic after sex slashes STD rates in study

Just one dose of the antibiotic doxycycline taken after sex halved the number of chlamydia and syphilis cases in San Francisco, promising new research shows.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

No longer a death sentence: Four decades of living with HIV

Forty years after the discovery of HIV, AFP looks at how far we have come in fighting a deadly virus that was once shrouded in fear and shame but is now treated as a manageable chronic condition.


Eight-week bedaquiline-linezolid noninferior for TB

A strategy of eight weeks of bedaquiline-linezolid is noninferior to a standard regimen for tuberculosis, according to a study published online Feb. 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with the annual Conference ...

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