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Incidence of liver cancer increases significantly among people with HIV

Hepatocellular carcinoma rates among people with HIV increased significantly from 1996 to 2015, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.The study found that people with HIV coinfected with viral hepatitis who had higher HIV RNA levels, lower CD4 cell counts, or contracted HIV through injection drug use, had a higher risk for hepatocellular…

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Lower socioeconomic status linked to community-associated C. difficile

Communities with lower socioeconomic status have a higher incidence of community-associated Clostridioides difficile infection, according to study results published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.In what researchers called the largest analysis to date examining the association between communities’ socioeconomic status (SES) and community-associated CDI (CA-CDI) prevalence, the link was “specifically [present in] neighborhoods that have households with…

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Beyond Celiac, Janssen partner for research grant program

Beyond Celiac announced a 2-year partnership with Janssen Research & Development to provide research grants to explore different aspects of celiac disease.“Beyond Celiac, and the scientists we work with, firmly believe a cure for celiac disease is possible by 2030, and making investments like this in critical research will get us to that goal. It…