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Immediate ART not beneficial in HIV-related tuberculous meningitis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The dilemma of when to start antiretroviral therapy (ART) in patients presenting with tuberculous meningitis associated with HIV infection has been answered by the findings of a study conducted in Vietnam: immediate initiation of ART after starting TB therapy does not improve...

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Lung function tracks immunoglobulin replacement adequacy

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The longitudinal decline in lung function seen in patients with common variable immunodeficiency and X-linked agammaglobulinemia is related to immunoglobulin replacement level and could help guide appropriate dosage, Australian researchers report in a May 5th on-line paper in the...

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Food may delay hypoglycemia onset in pediatric sulfonylurea poisoning

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Children under 6 years of age who unwittingly ingest a sulfonylurea may not exhibit symptoms of hypoglycemia for up to 18 hours if food is unrestricted, according to data from the California Poison Control System reported in the June issue of Pediatrics. “We believe that the...