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IDSA: Three-Dose Hepatitis B Vaccine Highly Protective in Persons With HIV

October 26, 2022. 2:42 PM CDT.

Seroprotection rate increased from 94.4 percent at eight weeks after second dose to 98.5 percent at week 24

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OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

AI Model May Detect COVID-19 Cases Using Voice Changes

September 09, 2022

Deep learning model based on voice data from crowd-sourced audio samples uses subtle voice changes to detect COVID-19 cases


COVID-19 Linked to Increased Risk of Neurological Disorders

June 30, 2022

Most neurological disorders do not appear to be more frequent after COVID-19 than after influenza or bacterial pneumonia


IV Vitamin C Increases Risk for Death, Organ Failure in Sepsis

June 17, 2022

Risk increased with intravenous vitamin C versus placebo for adults with sepsis in the ICU receiving vasopressor therapy


No Fewer Deaths Seen With Restricted IV Fluid for Septic Shock

June 17, 2022

Rates of death at 90 days, SAEs did not differ for patients with septic shock receiving restricted versus standard IV fluid therapy in the ICU


AUA: Pandemic Disruptions Impacted One in Four Prostate, Bladder Cancer Patients

May 16, 2022

Changes, delays, and cancellation of cancer treatment and ancillary care reported


AUA: Kidney Transplants From COVID-19-Infected Donors Are Safe

May 16, 2022

Recipient outcomes similar to kidneys from noninfected donors


DDW: Antibiotics Up Risk of Older-Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease

May 13, 2022

Findings regardless of antibiotic class and with a dose-response relationship


AACR: Novel COVID-19 Vaccine Aimed at Immunocompromised Patients

April 21, 2022

CoVac-1, a peptide vaccine, induces T-cell immune responses in those with B-cell deficiencies, particularly leukemia and lymphoma patients


ACC: Infected CV Implantable Electronic Devices Often Not Removed

April 11, 2022

Although extraction within six days is linked to lower mortality, hardware not removed in 78.9 percent of patients with infected devices


ACC: Pericardial Effusion Prevalent in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

March 25, 2022

Prevalence of pericardial effusion in hospitalized COVID-19 patients is about 14 percent, but it rarely is attributable to pericarditis


No Myocarditis Recurrence After SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination

March 22, 2022

No cases of myocarditis after vaccination in small study with 55 patients with history of myocarditis who were vaccinated


Enhanced External Counterpulsation Eases ‘Long COVID’

February 28, 2022

Improvements seen in symptoms of fatigue, breathing difficulties, 6-minute walk test with EECP treatment


ACR: Certain Serious Infections Down for Psoriatic Arthritis Patients

November 10, 2021

Hospital discharges for psoriatic arthritis patients with sepsis, skin and soft tissue infections, and UTIs down from 2012 to 2017 in the U.S.


ACR: COVID-19 Vaccine Not Tied to Severe Rheumatic Disease Flares

November 10, 2021

Seropositivity lags after vaccination in those with rheumatic diseases but improves after second dose


Poor Oral Health Tied to Greater Severity of COVID-19

October 14, 2021

Subgroup analysis suggests that poor oral health may increase severity of COVID-19 in patients with cardiovascular diseases