Tag Archives: resistance

People with NNRTI resistance have poorer responses to dolutegravir, South African study finds

People with HIV who already have resistance to a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) when they start first-line antiretroviral treatment containing the integrase inhibitor dolutegravir were less likely to achieve viral suppression, a large clinical trial in South Africa has reported. NNRTI resistance has not been shown to affect responses to dolutegravir-based treatment previously. The… Read More »

Almost one in ten HIV PrEP users report buying antibiotics for STI prevention, raising concerns over potential antibiotic resistance

An online community survey conducted in the UK shows that 9% of HIV PrEP users are buying antibiotics to prevent themselves from getting STIs. The survey results from 2019 were published in last month in the Sexually Transmitted Infections journal. Those buying antibiotics were more likely to have had at least five condomless sexual partners… Read More »

What causes antifungal resistance

Antimicrobial resistance: global report on surveillance 2014″. The aim of the week is to increase global awareness of what causes antifungal resistance resistance. The Netherlands has the lowest rate of antibiotic prescribing in the OECD, at a rate of 11. In 2006 a ban on the use of antibiotics in European feed, with the exception… Read More »

What is weight loss resistance

But among my weight loss resistant patients are some who have undergone full metabolic testing, verifying the truth of their claims. Guys are equally guilty of elliptical surfing rather than lifting heavy weights or vigorous exercise. Ask most experts what creates insulin resistance that contributes to health problems, and you’ll probably hear a high-sugar diet.… Read More »