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Improved treatment for cryptococcal meningitis, a leading cause of death in people with HIV

A study conducted in sub-Saharan Africa has found that only one high-dose of liposomal amphotericin-B is non-inferior to the standard treatment of HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis, and much easier to administer. It has also revealed that the single high-dose of the drug is associated with significantly fewer drug-related adverse events than those found with the standard… Read More »