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Near point-of-care viral load testing enables quick clinical action for people with high viral load

A study conducted in Malawi has shown that near point-of-care technologies have the capacity to improve viral-load testing, increase the frequency and quality of clinical action and reduce the costs incurred by outpatients in HIV clinics. Near point-of-care assays allow HIV viral-load tests to be conducted within hours of sample collection at the same health… Read More »

Minorities Are Underrepresented in COVID-19 Clinical Trials

While clinical trials are currently underway to find treatment and vaccines for COVID-19, a new article published in The New England Journal of Medicine reveals that these trials lack sufficient representation of Black and indigenous people and people of color despite higher rates of coronavirus infection, COVID-19 hospitalization and death among these individuals, reports the… Read More »

Clinical Tools Keeps Pediatricians Aligned with Food Allergy Guidelines – MD Magazine

Lucy A. Bilaver, PhD A clinical decision support (CDS) tool designed by pediatricians is associated with a greater clinician adherence to infant peanut allergy prevention guidelines—which were shaped by the crucial Learning Early About Peanut Allergy (LEAP) study results, according to new research. An assessment into the Intervention to Reduce Early (Peanut) Allergy in Children… Read More »