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Infectious Diseases - HIV/AIDS in the News
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1. 2015 HIV Outcomes for MSM Improve  
Date: 09/22/2017 14:30
The HIV outcomes of interest are testing, linkage to and retention ... in care, and viral suppression -- all important in reducing HIV transmission... 2015, they found, 19,170 MSM were diagnosed with HIV in the 38 jurisdictions with complete laboratory reporting -- 37 ... 70.4% of the MSM who had been diagnosed with HIV by the end of 2014.
Immune System Diseases (13)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (2)
2. Ontario to pay for HIV prevention pill  
Date: 09/22/2017 11:06
CBC News Canada
Ontario to pay for HIV prevention pill - Health. Ontario will soon cover a combination HIV prevention pill that is now available in generic form, HIV advocates say ... The once-daily pill contains two anti-HIV drugs that reduce the risk of sexual transmission in HIV-negative individuals ... The drug was first introduced to treat HIV.
Triple-action antibody to be tested as HIV vaccine... protected monkeys from two strains of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) better than the equivalent naturally occurring antibodies... HIV is the causal agent of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS... a consequence of their compromised immune system, patients with HIV are particularly vulnerable to opportunistic infections and cancers.
Immune System Diseases (22), Vaccines (4), Infectious Diseases (3)
Communicable Diseases (3), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (3), Allergy (2)
4. New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains  
Date: 09/21/2017 19:45
BBC News (United Kingdom)
New antibody attacks 99% of HIV strains... Scientists have engineered an antibody that attacks 99% of HIV strains and can prevent infection in primates... critical parts of the virus - making it harder for HIV to resist its effects... called "broadly neutralising antibodies" that attack something fundamental to HIV and can kill large swathes of HIV strains.
Immune System Diseases (14), Infectious Diseases (1)
Infections (5), Human Influenza (2), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (2)
Exclusive: Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year... deal will help address two looming problems in the HIV epidemic - the rising threat of resistance developing to standard ... America, researchers found that more than 10 percent of HIV patients starting antiretroviral drugs had a strain of HIV resistant to the most widely-used medicines ...
Immune System Diseases (15)
Infections (1)
... tests three-in-one antibody to treat or prevent HIV... could offer a new way to treat or prevent HIV, following successful tests in monkeys... product - a feature that is particularly valuable in fighting HIV, given the huge genetic diversity of viruses around the ... monkeys to two strains of a monkey form of HIV, researchers found the majority of those given a traditional ...
Immune System Diseases (8), Vaccines (2), Infectious Diseases (2)
Communicable Diseases (2), Autoimmune Diseases (1), Infections (1)
7. Immune 'Cocktails' Likely Needed in HIV (CME/CE)  
Date: 09/20/2017 14:00
Immune 'Cocktails' Likely Needed in HIV... Two studies in animal models of HIV suggest that combinations of antibodies will be more effective ... than single molecules for immunologic prevention and treatment of HIV... in humans, because SHIV's envelope protein is identical to HIV's, and the antibodies tested are derived from humans infected with HIV ...
Immune System Diseases (20), Vaccines (1), Infectious Diseases (1)
Infections (3), Communicable Diseases (1), HIV Infections (1)
... NIH chart early success with 3-part antibody against HIV. When it comes to combating HIV, three virus-killing antibodies should be better than one ... a second phase 1 trial in people living with HIV, said Gary Nabel, M.D., Ph.D., the company’s ... When you target HIV with any single agent alone, the virus quickly becomes ...
Immune System Diseases (17), Vaccines (4), Oncology (3)
Neoplasms (4), Communicable Diseases (1), Autoimmune Diseases (1)
AIDS Research & Therapy
Validation of a questionnaire to monitor symptoms in HIV-infected patients during hepatitis C treatment. AIDS Research and Therapy... HCV treatment eligibility among patients with ongoing barriers to care required only: (1) consistent undetectable HIV viral load, (2) stable concurrent medical comorbidities, (3) favorable assessment by the team’s psychiatrist when ...
Neuroscience (6), Immune System Diseases (4), Infectious Diseases (4)
Depressive Disorder (6), Hepatitis C (2), Coinfections (2)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
... increases in coverage of voluntary medical male circumcision for HIV prevention and expansion of HIV treatment. The new Lesotho PHIA results show that HIV viral load suppression, the key marker of the body ... the virus, has achieved over 67 percent among all HIV-positive adults age 15-59 showing that the country ...
Immune System Diseases (17)
Morning Break: Controlling HIV; War on Cholera; You'll Shoot Your Eye Out... CDC says Lesotho can be added to the list -- now numbering five -- of African countries that are close to controlling their HIV epidemics. The latest on San Diego's hepatitis A outbreak: now at least one restaurant has been implicated, and people are lining up for immunizations.
Infectious Diseases (1), Oncology (1)
Cholera (3), Neoplasms (1), Hepatitis A (1)
12. HIV and smoking a lethal combo for the lungs  
Date: 09/18/2017 21:24
United Press International - UPI (United States)
Fatalism and depression among HIV patients often lead them to take up the habit, even though the threat of HIV has decreased significantly for those who take their medication ... Unfortunately, there is still a feeling among people with HIV that, 'well, I have HIV, that's what is going to kill me, it doesn't ...
Immune System Diseases (26), Oncology (10), Smoking Cessation (3)
Lung Neoplasms (8), Infections (2), Neoplasms (2)
Annals of Internal Medicine
Phase 2 Study of Maraviroc-Containing Regimens for HIV Infection in Women... and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, through the HIV Prevention Trials Network (UM1-AI068619, UM1-AI068613, and UM1 ... mail,, subject to approval by the HIV Prevention Trials Network/AIDS Clinical Trials Group, the sponsor ...
Immune System Diseases (14), Infectious Diseases (11), Oncology (2)
Communicable Diseases (11), Allergy (4), Neoplasms (2)
Annals of Internal Medicine
... Patterns Among Persons in the United States With Diagnosed HIV Infection in 2014... The most common measure of HIV suppression in clinical and surveillance studies is whether a ... their most recent viral load measurement may still transmit HIV if their suppression status changes... long-term suppression and examine the extent of cumulative HIV burden for understanding the potential risk for transmission.
HIV Infections (2)
Smokers with HIV face higher risk from lung cancer than from AIDS. Reuters Health) - Smokers living with HIV who consistently take antiretroviral medications may be far more ... adults aged 20 to 64 currently in treatment for HIV in the U.S. will die of lung cancer ... Today, the number one killer of people with HIV on treatment in the U.S. is not the ...
Immune System Diseases (19), Oncology (15), Smoking Cessation (1)
Lung Neoplasms (12), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (4), Neoplasms (4)
Blocking mTor could thwart HIV replication in the gut. Antiretroviral therapy has revolutionized the treatment of HIV, reducing viral loads in most patients to the point ... Problem is, HIV can hide in immune cells called CD4 T cells ... study what would happen in colon cells taken from HIV patients whose viral load was undetectable.
Endocrine Disorders (3), Oncology (1)
Diabetes Mellitus (3), Sarcoma (1), Neoplasms (1)
... Communication Intervention for Smoking Cessation in Women Living With HIV - Full Text View... 1 to either one of the two arms (Experimental: HIV-tailored plus SNC interventions vs. Control: HIV-tailored intervention... arms have eight weekly sessions of a 30-minute HIV-tailored cessation intervention (cognitive behavioral therapy plus nicotine patches.
Neuroscience (3), Smoking Cessation (3)
Schizophrenia (1), Bipolar Disorder (1), Mental Disorders (1)
... by TSRI scientists could speed efforts to develop effective HIV vaccine... Sugar molecules on HIV envelope protein are likely target for future candidate vaccines... discovery that could speed efforts to develop a successful HIV vaccine... In studying the blood of HIV-infected people, scientists have succeeded in identifying a small ... of antibodies which act against many different strains of HIV.
Immune System Diseases (24), Vaccines (16)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (2), Infections (2), HIV Infections (2)
Researchers develop new model to tackle patients with cryptosporidiosis-HIV co-infection... It is a common cause of diarrhea in HIV-positive patients, who are known to have lower immunity... on the treatment and prevention for cryptosporidiosis alone, for HIV-AIDS alone, or for both together... By contrast, the prevention and treatment strategy for HIV-AIDS had a significant positive impact on the co-infected ...
Immune System Diseases (14)
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Point-of-care Viral Load Testing Among HIV-infected Adolescents in Haiti - Full Text View... is designed as an individual randomized trial among 150 HIV-infected adolescents aged 10-24 years who have been ... results, thus decreasing the number of steps in the HIV treatment cascade... laboratory, and data management processes for VL monitoring for HIV-infected adolescents.
FANMI: Community Cohort Care for HIV-Infected Adolescent Girls in Haiti - Full Text View... the WHO definition of viral suppression as a plasma HIV-1 RNA level <1000 copies/µl... enrollment, 3, 6, and 12 months collecting data on HIV knowledge, HIV-related stigma, HIV disclosure, social and family support, depression and alcohol use ...
Infections (2), Gonorrhea (1), Syphilis (1)
... evaluate the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity to vCP2438 (an HIV clade C vaccine) and to an unadjuvanted or MF59 ... or alum-adjuvanted bivalent clade C gp120 in healthy, HIV-uninfected adults... include a physical examination, an interview and/or questionnaire, HIV testing and HIV risk-reduction counseling, and urine and blood collection ...
Vaccines (12)
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Pharmacologic Strategies for the Etonogestrel Implant in HIV-Infected Women - Full Text View... the frequency of ovulation and cervical mucus quality of HIV-infected women on efavirenz (EFV)-based antiretroviral therapy (ART ... to drug-drug interactions between efavirenz (EFV) and progestins, HIV-infected women on EFV-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) and ... etonogestrel implant have significantly lower systemic ENG concentrations than HIV-infected women not on ART.
Immune System Diseases (14), Women's Health (3)
Communicable Diseases (2), Neoplasms (2), HIV Infections (1)
Testing an Integrated Bio-Behavioral Primary HIV Prevention Intervention Among High-Risk People Who Use Drugs ... assigned to the CHRP-BB will receive a weekly HIV risk reduction and PrEP adherence group level intervention led ... content that relates explicitly to drug- or sex-related HIV risk reduction and PrEP adherence.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
HIV-fighting drugs help prevent the development of AIDS but don’t eliminate HIV from the body ... People living with HIV are up to twice as likely as those without HIV to experience cardiovascular events, even when the virus is ... The scientists exposed blood samples from healthy people, HIV-infected-people, and monkeys with a virus related to HIV (simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV) to Ixolaris ...
Immune System Diseases (22), Cardiovascular Diseases (2), Infectious Diseases (1)
HIV Infections (6), Communicable Diseases (1), Stroke (1)
AIDS Research & Therapy
Killed whole-HIV vaccine; employing a well established strategy for antiviral vaccines. AIDS Research and Therapy... that 5.7% of 3330 vaccinated high-risk volunteers contracted HIV while 5.8% of the 1679 placebo control group contracted HIV ... Even though these results showed potential for an HIV vaccine, it was not enough to overcome the HIV epidemic and develop a commercialized product ...
Vaccines (20), Immune System Diseases (18)
Infections (4)
AIDS Research & Therapy
Development of an anti-HIV vaccine eliciting broadly neutralizing antibodies. AIDS Research and Therapy. Anti-HIV bNAbs were discovered in the early 1990s when researchers ... Despite the early discovery of broadly neutralizing anti-HIV antibodies (bNAbs), including 447-52D (V3 loop), b12 (CD4 ... These results suggest a role of Abs in HIV protection and control, but HIV has a tendency to accumulate mutations, making it a ...
Immune System Diseases (10), Vaccines (5), Stem Cell Research (1)
AIDS Research & Therapy
AIDS Research and Therapy... Second, in said reporter systems of HIV infection and in biochemical assays, A3G/F introduce high ... mutations/genome/replication round, orders of magnitude higher than HIV’s own reverse transcriptase (RT), which introduces approximately one mutation in the 10 kb-long HIV genome per replication cycle ... of broadly neutralizing antibodies and the robustness of anti-HIV CTL are the two cornerstones of a successful anti-HIV immune response, and correlate inversely with disease progression ...
Immune System Diseases (38), Vaccines (1)
HIV Infections (6), Infections (3), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (1)
AIDS Research & Therapy
AIDS Research and Therapy... and young women are at particularly high risk of HIV-1 infection, accounting for 20% of new HIV-1 infections globally ... genital mucosa is a major portal for entry of HIV-1 into the body, responsible for initiation of 40% of global HIV-1 infections, the acute events that follow HIV-1 exposure in the female genital tract (FGT) still ...
Immune System Diseases (42), Women's Health (4), Vaccines (3)
Infections (15), Bacterial Vaginosis (1), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (1)
AIDS Research & Therapy
Preventing HIV infection without targeting the virus: how reducing HIV target cells at the genital tract is a new approach to HIV prevention ... AIDS Research and Therapy... Known as HIV-exposed sero-negatives (HESN), groups of female sex workers (FSWs), HIV discordant couples, children born to HIV infected mothers and men who have sex with men (MSM) exhibit natural protection against HIV infection ...
Immune System Diseases (62), Vaccines (5), Infectious Diseases (1)
HIV Infections (20), Infections (13), Bacterial Vaginosis (1)
NEJM - Physician's First Watch
New Guidelines Issued on HIV Treatment During Pregnancy — Physician’s First Watch... Tenofovir-emtricitabine should not be a first treatment choice for women with HIV who are pregnant, according to new patient-centered guidelines from The BMJ Rapid Recommendations panel. This contrasts with many current HIV treatment guidelines. In a weak recommendation, the group says a regimen that includes zidovudine and ...
Infectious Diseases (1), Blood Disorders and Hematology (1)
Infections (1), Hepatitis B (1), Anemia (1)
... Different Integrase Inhibitor Based Regimen on Immune Activation Among HIV naïve Patient (INTATTI) - Full Text View... convenient way of assessing immune activation and inflammation in HIV-infected patients receiving effective treatment... recommended antiretroviral regimens on immune activation and inflammation during HIV infection... Participants will be recruited from the HIV outpatient clinic.
Immune System Diseases (22), Cardiovascular Diseases (1), Endocrine Disorders (1)
Infections (6), HIV Infections (2), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (2)
RIPE vs RIPE Plus N-acetylcysteine in Patients With HIV/TB Co-infection: a Randomized Clinical Trial - Full Text ... HIV is the main predisposing factor for TB development... TB and HIV/Aids are also diseases with chronic inflammation... TB and AIDS are also diseases that occur with a chronic inflammatory stimulus, with constant ...
Immune System Diseases (17), Cardiovascular Diseases (8), Infectious Diseases (3)
Tuberculosis (6), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (5), Coinfections (2)
Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ)
... included published primary research reports on women who were HIV-negative at baseline in longitudinal studies (observational studies or ... in the search strategy) that measured incident, laboratory-confirmed HIV infection among women who used a specific method of ... or levonorgestrel intrauterine devices [LNG-IUDs]) compared with incident HIV infections among women using a nonhormonal contraceptive method (e ...
Immune System Diseases (47), Women's Health (25)
HIV Infections (6), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (3), Infections (1)
... Test for Processing Speed to Detect Cognitive Disorders in HIV+ Patients - Full Text View... is to evaluate the prevalence of neurocognitive impairments in HIV infected patients comparing patients with and without HAART. Recent studies have demonstrated a specific HIV infected patients neurocognitive disorders profile... hypothesize that CSCT alteration would also predict HAND, in HIV infected patients.
Neuroscience (2), Immune System Diseases (2), Cardiovascular Diseases (1)
Multiple Sclerosis (2), Central Nervous System Diseases (2), Opportunistic Infections (1)
HIV has Changed includes a ten-foot-tall, thriving ecosystem of plants and flowers spelling out ‘HIV’, to visually demonstrate how the virus is not what ... with the right treatment and care, people living with HIV can now lead full and healthy lives. Jim Kemp, who has been living with HIV for 13 years, said: “There is a lot of misunderstanding and prejudice towards HIV – both what it means to live with the virus ...
Immune System Diseases (31)
Infections (2)
HSR Information Central
to address local HIV prevention needs and improve HIV outcomes... in new HIV infections that can be attributed to targeted HIV prevention efforts ... infections among HIV-negative persons, and reduce transmission from persons living with HIV ... Describe priority area(s) for expanded HIV services in your jurisdiction, such as HIV.
Immune System Diseases (41)
Infections (2), HIV Infections (1)
Cochrane Summaries
... A supplements for reducing mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection... assess the effects of giving vitamin A supplements to HIV-positive women, during pregnancy or after delivery, or both ... of mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection... Giving vitamin A supplements to HIV-positive women, during pregnancy or after delivery, or both ...
HIV Infections (4), Premature Birth (1)
39. HIV, Computerized Depression Therapy & Cognition  
Date: 09/06/2017 12:00
HIV, Computerized Depression Therapy & Cognition - Full Text View. Good Days Ahead (GDA) is a computerized treatment program developed to address symptoms of depression and anxiety. It teaches the basic principles of computerized behavioral therapy (CBT) in nine therapy sessions, each typically taking 30 minutes to complete. GDA has been found to be as effective as face-to-face CBT in ...
Neuroscience (9)
Artis funds Excision to test whether CRISPR can cure HIV... to move what it sees as a cure for HIV into the clinic... human testing of its CRISPR-enabled attack on latent HIV virus... of guide RNAs (gRNAs) and Staphylococcus aureus Cas9 to HIV-infected mice... treatment to remove a large, essential DNA fragment from HIV.
Infectious Diseases (1)
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (1), Herpes Simplex (1)
NEJM - Physician's First Watch
Porphyria Review / Starting HIV Therapy at Diagnosis / Colorado IM Opportunity — Physician’s First Watch... NEJM Journal Watch Infectious Diseases: In a randomized trial, initiation of antiretroviral therapy on the same day as HIV diagnosis improved outcomes. NEJM CareerCenter: A successful practice in the southern suburbs of Denver, Colorado, is seeking an internal medicine physician.
Infectious Diseases (1)
Porphyrias (4), Communicable Diseases (1)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
HIV PrEP for adolescent men found to be safe, effective... PrEP is used to prevent HIV by using a pill that is normally used to treat HIV," Dr. Sybil Hosek, a clinical psychologist at the Cook ... It's a pill we've actually been using in HIV treatment for decades in adults with HIV.
Immune System Diseases (15), Pediatrics (1)
Infections (3), HIV Infections (1)
British Medical Journal - abstract
... On the other hand, monitoring early warning indicators of HIV drug resistance provides a record of clinic and programme performance—for example, patient adherence to anti-HIV drugs, drug supply continuity, and retention of patients on treatment—which helps give context to HIV drug resistance data obtained from national surveillance laboratories ...
Immune System Diseases (33), Cardiovascular Diseases (17), Infectious Diseases (5)
Malaria (29), Tuberculosis (17), Infections (6)
Developing a Dyadic Intervention for Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)/HIV Prevention in Youth - Full Text View... Developing a Dyadic Intervention for STI/HIV Prevention in Youth... Sexual partners will receive individual evidence-based HIV/STI prevention counseling without partner debrief and/or practice ... for condom negotiation after receipt of individual evidence based HIV/STI prevention intervention (Sister-to-Sister (female) and Focus ...
Women's Health (1)
Infections (3), HIV Infections (1), Sexually Transmitted Diseases (1)
When HIV drugs are started before or early in pregnancy, HIV positive women can give birth to HIV negative baby ... increases the rate at which the body removes some HIV drugs used to prevent the transfer of HIV from mother to child ... HIV positive pregnant women who started antiretroviral therapy (ART) before ... Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
Immune System Diseases (3)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (2), HIV Infections (1), Slow Virus Diseases (1)
New approaches include using CRISPR to cut HIV out of HIV-positive cells, targeting reservoirs of HIV that persist in macrophages and developing a vaccine based on an HIV-fighting antibody that cows naturally produce ... has the potential to improve the clinical management of HIV-infected patients and help them to live longer, healthier lives with HIV," Pandrea said ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (7), Vaccines (2), Immune System Diseases (1)
Heart Diseases (7), Infections (3), HIV Infections (1)
Difference in alveolar macrophage (AM) phagocytic index between HIV+ smokers compared to HIV- non-smokers... Difference in phagocytosis percent positive between HIV+ smokers compared to HIV- non-smokers, prior to vitamin D administration ... Viral load was found to be significantly increased in HIV+ smokers compared to HIV+ non-smokers, suggesting that smoking enhances HIV-1 viral replication in macrophages, which contributes to disease ...
Neoplasms (4), Necrosis (4), Infections (1)
48. Innovations in HIV Testing (TI)  
Date: 08/31/2017 12:00
Study Description Brief Summary: The investigators propose to improve HIV prevention and care through expanding HIV testing options to include self-testing for young women ... 1) conducting formative qualitative research to understand perceptions of HIV testing and HIV self-testing in the study population and 2) conducting observed HIV self-testing to better understand any challenges with self ...
... care for provider-initiated testing and counseling (PITC) for HIV; (2) optimized standard of care for PITC for HIV; and (3) group self-testing for HIV for Aim 1 and partner self-testing for HIV for Aim 2 ... superior in regard to number of individuals tested for HIV, cost-effectiveness, number of HIV-positive individuals identified, and linkage rates for those who identify as HIV-positive ...
Infections (1)
AIDS Research & Therapy
AIDS Research and Therapy... have been validated as marking cardiovascular health in older HIV patients stable on ART, but are less clearly affected by HIV than BMI in younger patients ... Moreover systolic pressures on ART correlated inversely with the HIV RNA load at V0 (r = −0.24 to −0.35, p ... 0.06 to 0.01), with no consistent associations with the HIV RNA levels at later time points.
Immune System Diseases (24), Cardiovascular Diseases (7)
Tuberculosis (4), Pulmonary Tuberculosis (2), Cardiovascular Diseases (1)
Cochrane Collaboration
Isoniazid prophylaxis for preventing active tuberculosis and death in HIV-positive children... in HIV-positive children... prevents active TB and death in HIV-positive children who are not on ART... on active TB or death and its safety in HIV-positive children... poor countries, especially those with a coexisting burden of HIV/AIDS disease.
Immune System Diseases (15), Cardiovascular Diseases (3)
Tuberculosis (3), Lung Diseases (1)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
... goal of the K12 Institutional Career Development Program in HIV-related Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep (HLBS) research is ... The advent of antiretroviral therapy has significantly improved AIDS-related morbidity and mortality, yet in people living with AIDS, the cardiovascular, pulmonary, and hematological complications of HIV infection have been on the rise ...
Immune System Diseases (59), Cardiovascular Diseases (2), Neuroscience (1)
HIV Infections (5), Infections (2), Cardiovascular Diseases (1)
COGnitive ImpairmenT in Older HIV-infected Patients ≥ 65 Years Old - Full Text View... Despite combined antiretroviral therapy (cART), milder forms of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) persist in 20-50% of persons living with HIV (PLHIV ... HIV/AIDS... COGnitive ImpairmenT in Older HIV-infected Patients ≥ 65 Years Old... people living with HIV.
Immune System Diseases (14), Neuroscience (1)
HIV Infections (1), Cognition Disorders (1), Opportunistic Infections (1)
Promoting HIV Self-testing With Real-time Online Counseling for MSM ... Objectives To evaluate the efficacy of a program promoting HIV self-testing (HIVST) with online real-time counselling (HIVST ... include: 1) whether having taken up any form of HIV testing other than HIVST-online and 2) intention to take up HIVST-online or other forms of HIV testing in the next six months ...
Kaiser Health News
Aetna Violated Patients’ Privacy With Envelopes Revealing HIV Status, Lawsuit Alleges... For 40 years, HIV-related public health messages have been geared toward assuring ... that it’s safe to come forward to get confidential HIV treatment, and now our clients come forward for HIV-related healthcare and Aetna fails to provide confidentiality,” said ...
Immune System Diseases (12)
... would affect more than $6.7 billion currently earmarked for HIV/AIDs research, prevention and treatment, researchers note in the Annals of Internal Medicine, online ... Cutting back in HIV investments now would reverse extraordinary gains made in saving lives and reducing new HIV infections, said Dr. Diane Havlir, chair of the UNAIDS ...
Immune System Diseases (17)
Infections (3), HIV Infections (2), Communicable Diseases (1)
... AIDS Complications–International (CEPAC-I) model, a simulation of HIV disease progression and treatment in resource-limited settings, to compare alternative approaches to scaling back HIV testing, linkage, treatment, and monitoring as a means of ... at the prospect of reductions in federal funds for HIV and global health research: "Finally, after major investments from ... for two decades, we are making terrific gains in HIV prevention and treatment in regions of the world where HIV was raging, such as Southern and Eastern Africa ...
Immune System Diseases (25), Infectious Diseases (2)
Communicable Diseases (2), HIV Infections (1)
... of this study is to compare the effectiveness of HIV clinic-based extended-release Naltrexone (XR-NTX) in decreasing substance use and increasing HIV viral suppression in HIV-infected participants with opioid use disorder to Treatment as ... Engagement in HIV Care: Retention in HIV Care [ Time Frame: 24 weeks... Engagement in HIV Care: HIV Risk Behaviors [ Time Frame: Week 24.
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Alcoholism (1), Hepatitis (1), Allergy (1)
Intranasal Treatment of HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Secondary Outcome Measures. Change from Baseline in Neurocognitive Performance: Memory [ Time Frame: 18 weeks. Change from baseline in the overall z score for the memory domain, calculated as the average of z scores from: Hopkins Verbal Learning Test, Logical Memory Test, and Brief Visual Memory Test (immediate ...
Hypoglycemia (1)
John Flucke's Blog
... Ramblings of Dentistry's Technology Evangelist: Aetna Accidentally Reveals the HIV Status of 12,000 Individuals with a Mailer... least 12,000 of their customers that revealed their HIV status through the large window of the envelope... Aetna health plan when filling prescriptions for HIV Medic... the recipient was being advised on filling prescriptions for HIV medications.
Kaiser Health News
HIV Rate Among Inmates At Its Lowest Rate In Decades... The Hill: DOJ: Inmate HIV Rate Down. The HIV rate among state and federal inmates is at its ... state and federal facilities who have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) dropped from 17,680 prisoners in 1991 to 17 ... In 1998, DOJ said, the HIV rate peaked at 25,980 inmates.
Immune System Diseases (8), Childhood Diseases (2)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (1)
Kaiser Health News
Aetna Inadvertently Revealed HIV Status Of Some Of Its Customers... The Associated Press: Lawyers: Aetna Envelope Window Reveals Patients' HIV Status. Two legal organizations say health insurer Aetna revealed the HIV status of patients in several states by mailing envelopes ... a large, clear window that showed information on purchasing HIV prescriptions.
Immune System Diseases (11)