Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW

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Should Physicians Treat Family and Friends? Three Experts Weigh In

Should Physicians Treat Family and Friends? Three Experts Weigh In

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Although all of the guidelines acknowledge that there are emergent situations in which providing care for a family member or friend is not only permissible but also essential, other situations are frowned upon.

Infant Vaccine Response Not Affected by Prenatal Biologic Therapy

Infant Vaccine Response Not Affected by Prenatal Biologic Therapy

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Infant vaccination effectiveness against HiB and tetanus toxin does not appear to be affected by exposure to biologic therapy taken by mothers with IBD.

Effective HCV Treatment Decreases Chronic Kidney Disease Incidence

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Minimally effective treatment of hepatitis C virus can prevent th edevelopment of chronic kidney disease.

Addition of IL-2 to ART in HIV Offers No Significant Benefit

Addition of IL-2 to ART in HIV Offers No Significant Benefit

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Interleukin-2 (IL-2) to antiretroviral therapy (ART) does not confer any significant benefit in mortality in patients with HIV.

Pharmacokinetic Assessment Shows Value in HIV

Pharmacokinetic Assessment Shows Value in HIV

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Pharmacokinetic assessment is a major component in choosing route of admission with antiretroviral agents for HIV infection.

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