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People with NNRTI resistance have poorer responses to dolutegravir, South African study finds

People with HIV who already have resistance to a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) when they start first-line antiretroviral treatment containing the integrase inhibitor dolutegravir were less likely to achieve viral suppression, a large clinical trial in South Africa has reported. NNRTI resistance has not been shown to affect responses to dolutegravir-based treatment previously. The… Read More »

Low carb diet curb insulin resistance

Metabolism, Insulin levels reflect ongoing metabolic needs and how much fat exists throughout the body 39, 40, 41, and decreased systemic insulin due to fasting or type 2 diabetes is associated with hyperphagia 42, The Framingham Study measured TEE following the initial weight loss phase, rather than pre-weight loss. There were no differences in body… Read More »

Fast Foods and Antibiotic Resistance

The overuse of antibiotics in food animals has  contributed to the development of antibiotic resistant bacteria.  Consumer and health organizations graded the routine use of antibiotics in 25 of the largest fast food chains. They concluded that the industry has a long way to go before the public can eat beef that has come from antibiotic… Read More »

New technology could help tackle antibiotic resistance

by Brandi Wampler According to the World Health Organization, one of the biggest health threats around the world is antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Every day people use antibiotics to prevent or fight back against infection, but as bacteria evolve and develop resistance, diseases such as pneumonia and tuberculosis are becoming harder to treat. Researchers at the University of… Read More »

Why is antibiotics resistance a problem

The toolkits also provide advice why is antibiotics resistance a problem the importance of shared decision making with patients. Chris Del Mar receives funding from NHMRC and royalties from books about evidence-based practice. Also known as antimicrobial drugs, antibiotics have saved countless lives. The NICE guidelines recommend that primary and secondary care healthcare professionals use… Read More »