Black patients have better liver function at the time of hepatocellular carcinoma diagnosis.
Studies have demonstrated an association between direct-acting antiviral therapy and a reduction in both the incidence and severity of extrahepatic manifestations of HCV.
Patients with current or past HBV infection are not at greater risk for liver injury or mortality during COVID-19 infection.
Researchers analyzed data from patients with chronic hepatitis B to identify predictors of relapse in those who discontinued NAs and determined if existing rules for stopping NA therapy can be improved.
The expanded EUA of the COVID-19 vaccine “will be the biggest positive change for adolescents since the beginning of the lockdown in March 2020.” — Mary Koslap-Petraco, DNP, PPCNP-BC, CPNP, FAANP
The CIRRhosis Using Standard tests algorithm could use results of routine blood tests to identify patients at high risk for advanced liver disease
Cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 are increasingly reported, with urticaria being one of the most common skin symptoms.
Investigators sought to identify variables that influence condom use likelihood with carrying serostatus partners to learn about HIV prevention strategies.
With many Americans awaiting to be vaccinated, while others indicating they are unlikely to get the jab, we spoke with 2 experts for their perspectives regarding this controversial topic.
Study authors described racial disparities related to the HIV epidemic and compared key findings with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tdap exposure is linked to a reduced risk for upper respiratory, gastrointestinal infections in children up to 6 years of age.
These 2 randomized, partly-masked studies aimed to address the emergence and spread of circulating vaccine-derived type 2 polioviruses and vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis from Sabin monovalent OPV2.
Experts including AANP President Sophia L. Thomas, DNP, discuss ways to increase childhood immunization uptake and catch-up vaccines.
Insufficient pain management during childhood immunizations may lead to increased fear of needles and later health care avoidance.
The 2020-21 flu season was historically low because of mitigating strategies applied to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The 2021 updates to the child and adolescent immunization schedule are designed to make immunization easier for parents and health care providers.
For COVID-19 long-haulers, neurologic symptoms are common, with 81% experiencing brain fog and 85% experiencing fatigue.
HIV prevalence varied by race and ethnicity and was 17% and 62% among White and Black transgender individuals, respectively.
The COVID-19 vaccine has been available to citizens for several months, but there are still racial disparities in who is receiving vaccinations. What do we know about these inequities, and what have some states been doing to try and remedy it?
In a secondary analysis of data from the EVICT study, conditions such as chorioretinal scarring, retinal detachment, and other posterior pathology were present in 19.2% of EVD survivors.