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Study of injectable PrEP reports the best efficacy seen yet for any form of PrEP in women

HPTN 084 study finds significantly lower adherence in women taking daily PrEP pills A second study of an injectable HIV drug used to prevent HIV has had its randomised phase stopped early after it became clear that giving women a two-monthly injection of a prevention drug resulted in nearly nine times fewer infections than giving… Read More »

Where’s REALLY had the most Covid-19 deaths? Study says Belgium but data reveals SAN MARINO

Where has REALLY had the most Covid-19 deaths? Analysis of 19 countries shows Belgium has highest per-population count while UK and US sit 3rd and 4th… but data reveals SAN MARINO is top of the table US researchers compared Covid-19 death tolls in 19 countries with more than five million citizens It found Belgium had… Read More »

Pfizer’s Ibrance kisses early breast cancer hopes goodbye with second study failure

After Pfizer’s Ibrance failed a crucial study in HR-positive, HR-negative postsurgery breast cancer patients, the company clung to hope that it could still show a benefit in a high-risk subset of those patients. But new data have officially snuffed out those hopes. There’s “no saving adjuvant for Ibrance,” SVB Leerink analyst Geoffrey Porges wrote in… Read More »

AI can detect COVID-19 in the lungs like a virtual physician, new study shows

A University of Central Florida researcher is part of a new study showing that artificial intelligence can be nearly as accurate as a physician in diagnosing COVID-19 in the lungs. The study, recently published in Nature Communications, shows the new technique can also overcome some of the challenges of current testing. Researchers demonstrated that an… Read More »