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Benefits of dolutegravir treatment for all substantially outweigh the risks

If people with viral loads above 1000 copies/ml on an existing first-line regimen and women intending to have children were excluded from dolutegravir treatment, only 43% of adults living with HIV would receive dolutegravir over a 20-year period. If only women intending to have children were excluded from dolutegravir treatment, 54% would receive the drug.… Read More »

Short interval between pregnancies linked to increased risks for mom, baby

Contrary to what the researchers had expected, short intervals between pregnancies were linked with higher risks for death and serious complications for older women, but not younger women. (iStock) Women who wait just a short time to become pregnant after delivering a child may put themselves and their next baby at greater risk for adverse… Read More »