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Clostridioides difficile (C difficile) is a bacterium that can cause serious antibiotic-associated diarrheas. Mitigation of C difficile infection recurrence can improve patient quality of life and reduce health care costs. Fecal microbiota transplantation is an effective method to balance the gut microbiota and reduce C difficile infection recurrence after treatment with antibiotics.

Viral suppression is one of the major goals of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Ending the HIV Epidemic in the US (EHE) initiative. Treatment adherence remains essential to maintaining HIV-1 suppression. This article discusses existing and emerging options for long-acting antiretroviral regimens and how they may offer advantages in ensuring medication adherence.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally posted on Rheumatology Advisor on 10/01/2021. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has significantly changed the face of healthcare practice. Healthcare providers across the spectrum of medical practice have initiated emergency measures that have affected in-person patient consultation and new guidelines to provide a road map for chronic disease…