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Infectious Diseases - HIV/AIDS in the News
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News-Medical.net
A new HIV Medicine study identified several barriers to routine HIV testing in emergency departments and acute medical units in ... Factors that facilitated the offer of HIV testing were venous sampling (versus point-of-care tests), commitment of medical staff to HIV testing policy and support from local HIV specialist providers ...
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
... the Science of Multipurpose Technology for the Prevention of HIV and Unintended Pregnancy (R41/R42... the Science of Multipurpose Technology for the Prevention of HIV and Unintended Pregnancy (R41... new combinations of agents and delivery systems to prevent HIV infection and unintended pregnancy among adolescent girls and young ... HIV and unintended pregnancy are two major public health problems ...
Immune System Diseases (25), Women's Health (3)
HIV Infections (3), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (2), Infections (2)
3. FDA Gives Nod to Two-Drug HIV Combo  
Date: 11/22/2017 11:30
MedPageToday.com
FDA Gives Nod to Two-Drug HIV Combo. For some people with HIV, the long-established three-drug treatment paradigm has been ... have neither a history of treatment failure nor any HIV mutations associated with resistance to either dolutegravir or rilpivirine ... with three drugs, each targeting a different aspect of HIV replication, was necessary to control the virus.
Infections (1)
News-Medical.net
FDA grants approval for first two-drug HIV treatment regimen... treat certain adults with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) instead of three or more drugs included in standard HIV treatment ... Depression, Diarrhea, Drugs, Headache, Health and Human Services, Healthcare, HIV, HIV drugs, HIV-1, Immune System, Immunodeficiency, Liver, Public Health, Skin, Tobacco ...
Neuroscience (2), Immune System Diseases (2)
Infections (3), Diarrhea (2), Headache (2)
American Society of Clinical Oncolgy (ASCO)
Anal Cancer Risk Among People With HIV Infection in the United States: Journal of Clinical Oncology ... ratios to compare anal cancer incidence in people with HIV infection with the general population, used Poisson regression to ... evaluate anal cancer incidence among subgroups of people with HIV and to assess temporal trends, and estimated the cumulative ...
Immune System Diseases (16), Oncology (13)
Anus Neoplasms (10), HIV Infections (6), Neoplasms (2)
WebMD - Health
... and disease, and it may develop into AIDS, or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, if not treated properly... In the 1980s, HIV was a virtual death sentence,” says Michael Gottlieb, MD, an HIV specialist who was actor Rock Hudson’s doctor and co ... CDC: “AIDS Basics,” “About HIV/AIDS,” “HIV Basics,” “Global HIV & Tuberculosis,” “HIV in the United States: At a Glance ...
Immune System Diseases (54), Cardiovascular Diseases (1), Vaccines (1)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (24), Infections (2), Breast Neoplasms (1)
News-Medical.net
A new study that compared HIV-positive women over 50 years of age with their younger HIV-infected cohorts found that while the older women were ... study reveals some positive findings for older women with HIV in terms of their clinical status, only 42% of ... over 50 years of age reported receiving counseling on HIV/STI prevention by their health care providers," says Susan ...
Women's Health (5)
Syphilis (1), Gonorrhea (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Smoking Cessation Interventions for People Living With HIV in Nairobi, Kenya - Full Text View. Experimental: Bupropioin + Positively Smoke Free. Positively smoke free-- an 8 session tailored behavioral treatment for smoking cessation bupropion--used for smoking cessation. Drug: Bupropion. medication for smoking cessation. Other Name: Zyban. Behavioral: Positively smoke free. an 8 session, tailored behavioral intervention for treating tobacco dependence.
Smoking Cessation (8)
Tobacco Dependence (1)
Kaiser Health News
... Pick To Head HHS Draws Criticism For Pharma Ties; HIV Quarantine... Atlanta Journal-Constitution: This Life With Gracie: HIV Quarantine... she asked a state health official whether people with HIV could be legally quarantined. Price said Friday that HIV/AIDS was never the focus of the committee hearings... foolhardy, I know few who would argue that the HIV/AIDS epidemic shouldn’t be included in discussions about barriers ...
Immune System Diseases (9)
Infections (1)
MSNBC
Doc About Matchmaking for HIV Patients Explores 'Human Cost of Loneliness'... movie’s log line: Having discovered India’s first case of HIV in 1986 and founded one of the country’s foremost ... is a non-negotiable, but where relentless stigmas against HIV and AIDS makes it near-impossible for anyone to ... People haven’t considered what it means to be HIV-positive and find love, even though it’s such a ...
Immune System Diseases (16), Men's Health (1)
AIDS Research & Therapy
Hospitalization causes and outcomes in HIV patients in the late antiretroviral era in Colombia. AIDS Research and Therapy... of hospitalization and mortality rates in adult patients with HIV in a developing country... 78% of hospitalized patients had a known diagnosis of HIV, 60% were getting follow-up in an HIV program and close to 60% were on ART ...
Immune System Diseases (15)
Opportunistic Infections (4)
Reuters.com
Reuters Health) - Nearly one in four youth living with HIV in the U.S. don’t notify sex or drug-use partners about potential HIV exposure - despite medical professionals and others urging them to ... not know if our findings with youth living with HIV will translate to young people living in other countries ... family members/friends who talk to people living with HIV about notifying their sexual partners, the more likely it ... will notify their sexual partners regarding potential exposure to HIV.
Immune System Diseases (19)
Infections (2), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (2)
ClinicalTrials.gov
The Medicines Optimisation Review Toolkit Evaluation in HIV Outpatients - Full Text View... of incorporating pharmacist Medicines Optimisation Reviews (MORs) into routine HIV outpatient care... The British HIV Association (BHIVA) Standards of Care for People Living with HIV mandate that "A complete medication review should be undertaken ... Medicines Management Optimisation Review (MOR) toolkit was developed by HIV specialist pharmacists (including the co-investigator, Heather Leake Date ...
Smoking Cessation (1)
ClinicalTrials.gov
An Observational Study of Long-term Outcomes of HIV-1 Infection in Persons Who Become HIV-1 Infected After Enrollment in HIV-1 Vaccine Trials - Full Text View ... descriptive and observational study of long-term outcomes of HIV-1 infection in persons who become HIV-1 infected after enrollment in HIV-1 vaccine trials ...
Immune System Diseases (16), Vaccines (3)
Infections (3)
ClinicalTrials.gov
An HIV-infected, non-ART, comparison group is no longer permissible ... as countries across Africa, including Botswana, are moving to HIV "Test and Treat." This means that ART initiation is now occurring at time of HIV-diagnosis regardless of cluster of differentiation 4 (CD4) count ... therefore, in this study, the comparison group will be HIV-uninfected implant users.
News-Medical.net
HIV patients and their doctors are urged to be more ... aware of the additional health risks associated with treated HIV infection... It's wonderful that anti-HIV medication has been able to save the lives of so many with HIV; what we need to do now is to help people with HIV realise the full potential of their much-extended life ...
Immune System Diseases (23), Kidney Disease (8), Cardiovascular Diseases (5)
Chronic Kidney Diseases (6), Cardiovascular Diseases (4), HIV Infections (3)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Identification of Broadly HIV-1 Neutralizing Antibodies (bNAb) in HIV-infected Patients in Mbeya, Tanzania ... In natural HIV disease, a small fraction (1-2%) of infected individuals develops exceptionally high titres of HIV-1 neutralizing serum activity ... These antibodies are in fact able to prevent (S)HIV infection in animal models and therefore of great interest for the development of an HIV vaccine ...
Vaccines (2), Immune System Diseases (1)
HIV Infections (2), Alcoholism (1)
18. Feasibility of Telerehabilitation in HIV-patients  
Date: 11/07/2017 09:23
ClinicalTrials.gov
Feasibility of Telerehabilitation in HIV-patients - Full Text View... of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health in HIV-infected patients under highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART. HIV-infected patients were randomized either into an Endurance and Resistance ... protein, D-dimer), physical fitness and quality of life (WHOQOL-HIV.
ClinicalTrials.gov
... Controlled Trial of an Antiretroviral Treatment Adherence Intervention for HIV+ African Americans - Full Text View... Change in Internalized HIV stigma [ Time Frame: change in stigma over 12 months ... Change in Decreased rates of internalized HIV stigma, as measured by ACASI survey responses, at all ... congruent treatment education (TE) intervention for African Americans with HIV that targets cultural and social issues contributing to health ...
ClinicalTrials.gov
... and Doravirine/Lamivudine/Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (MK-1439A) in HIV-1-Infected Children and Adolescents - Full Text View... Frequency of plasma HIV-1 RNA less than 200 copies/mL (Cohort 2 ... Frequency of plasma HIV-1 RNA less than 50 copies/mL (Cohort 2 ... Frequency of plasma HIV-1 RNA less than 40 copies/mL (Cohort 2 ...
ClinicalTrials.gov
Reducing HIV Risk in Urban Women: Soap Opera Videos on Video ... intervention is "Love, Sex, & Choices," a 12-episode, online HIV prevention intervention video series accessed on study provided smartphones... The principles of reducing HIV risk were communicated through the characters and high risk ... The lead characters model open communication about HIV testing with a resistant partner, and initiating condom use.
Reuters.com
Investors fear the impact on GSK’s star HIV business, which grew sales 26 percent to 3.2 billion ... 2017, especially as growth in the key U.S. HIV market is slowing... Patented HIV drugs remain pricey in developed markets, with Tivicay carrying ... 536 a month, although developing countries can buy generic HIV drugs for a fraction of this.
Immune System Diseases (18), Infectious Diseases (1)
Infections (1), Hepatitis C (1)
News-Medical.net
... between marijuana use and cognitive dysfunction in people with HIV... People with HIV infection have many reasons to have cognitive dysfunction, from the virus itself to medications for HIV infection and related conditions, particularly as they age," said ... Aging with HIV infection is associated with many of the same comorbid health conditions that occur in people without HIV infection ...
Immune System Diseases (12), Neuroscience (8), Cardiovascular Diseases (1)
HIV Infections (5), Substance Use Disorders (2), Substance Abuse (1)
AIDS Research & Therapy
HIV treatment simplification to elvitegravir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir disproxil fumarate ... AIDS Research and Therapy. Among 10 treatment-experienced HIV-infected patients who had viral load consistently < 200 copies ... and HIV-infected patients (30% lower with cobicistat... 50% lower than those reported in the literature for HIV-infected patients receiving darunavir /ritonavir.
Immune System Diseases (9)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
Transgender women take three times more HIV tests than men... that initiating antiretroviral therapy on the same day as HIV testing can lead to improved outcomes in HIV patients... Current evidence also shows that self-perceived HIV risk is a huge motivator for some to seek out an HIV test, which in turn may be the factor as ...
Immune System Diseases (13)
Substance Abuse (1)
HSR Information Central
Funding to develop and test the next generation of interventions delivered through mobile health (mHealth) technology to improve diagnosis, linkage to care, retention in care, and viral suppression among youth living with human immunodeficiency virus (YLWH).
Immune System Diseases (1)
News-Medical.net
UTHealth awarded federal grant to provide HIV treatment, education for individuals with substance abuse... Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) to provide prevention and treatment information about HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases to underserved individuals with substance abuse or mental disorders ... are at a higher risk than other populations for HIV and for having poorer outcomes related to substance use.
Immune System Diseases (10)
Substance Abuse (4), Substance Use Disorders (2), Infections (1)
News-Medical.net
Researchers caution against using antibodies to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child... HIV+ mothers who possess a strong neutralizing antibody response may ... passive immunization with neutralizing antibodies (nAbs) may help prevent HIV transmission from mother to child... Antibodies, Antibody, Blood, Breast Milk, Breastfeeding, CD4, Cell, Frequency, HIV, HIV-1, Immunization, Infectious Diseases, Vaccine, Virus, Viruses.
Vaccines (3), Infectious Diseases (2), Women's Health (1)
Infections (2), Communicable Diseases (2)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Number of HIV diagnoses among gay and bisexual men notified to Western Australian Department of Health [ Time Frame: number of HIV diagnoses in the 12 month period prior to the ... recruitment will be compared to the annual number of HIV diagnoses in the 12 month period after the study ... The Australian seventh National HIV strategy (2014-2017) aims to reduce the incidence of HIV and to work towards the virtual elimination of HIV transmission in Australia by 2020 ...
Infectious Diseases (1)
Infections (2), Syphilis (2), HIV Infections (1)
CNN (United States)
Louisiana sheriff sued over alleged HIV discrimination... and the resulting medical report stated that he had HIV but that there were "no significant abnormalities or medical ... instructor, national disaster life support training center coordinator and HIV instructor, Pierce came from Ohio to Louisiana in 2005 ... rescind the job offer after becoming knowledgeable of" Pierce's HIV status," according to the lawsuit.
ClinicalTrials.gov
... and Clinical Centres Collaborations of Subjects Co-infected With HIV and HCV - Full Text View... and quality of medical care in Hepatitis C in HIV patients [ Time Frame: Through study completion : One visit/year ... clinical, biological, genetic and virological data : Clinical events, treatments (HIV, HVC, others), clinical exams (height, weight, hip and waist circumferences), virological : CD4, CD8, HIV RNA, HVC RNA (+genotype), HVB serology, liver functions tests ...
Infectious Diseases (2), Neuroscience (1)
Coinfections (2), Cirrhosis (1), Communicable Diseases (1)
United Press International - UPI (United States)
A new HIV vaccine candidate is showing effectiveness in animal studies in ... immune response against sugars that form a shield around HIV... An obstacle to creating an effective HIV vaccine is the difficulty of getting the immune system ... to generate antibodies against the sugar shield of multiple HIV strains," Lai-Xi Wang, a professor of chemistry and ...
Vaccines (9)
33. Home HIV tests might increase access to screening  
Date: 10/27/2017 12:12
Reuters.com
Home HIV tests might increase access to screening... themselves at home to see if they’re infected with HIV, and that might help reduce the number of undiagnosed ... This will help to diagnose HIV before people become unwell and reduce HIV transmission by decreasing the number of people living with undiagnosed HIV infection and increasing the number of people successfully treated ...
Infections (3), HIV Infections (2)
CBS News
Ohio can require people with HIV to tell sex partners, court rules... HIV-infected individuals... The state has a valid interest in curbing HIV transmission to sexual partners who may be unaware of ... Thirty-four states including Missouri and Ohio have HIV-specific assault laws, according to the New York-based Center for HIV Law and Policy ...
Immune System Diseases (18)
Communicable Diseases (1), HIV Infections (1)
Healthline News
... which included public health, civil liberties, and LGBT and HIV groups in the state, say this is an important step away from treating people living with HIV as criminals ... In the case of HIV, people who live in states with harsh HIV laws may avoid getting tested because they think that if they don’t know their HIV status, they won’t be convicted ...
Immune System Diseases (49), Infectious Diseases (9), Cardiovascular Diseases (2)
Communicable Diseases (8), Tuberculosis (2), Hepatitis (2)
MedPageToday.com
OCT Angiography Aids in Polypoidal Choroidal Vessel Disease. Action Points. Taiwanese investigators have demonstrated the utility of optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) in assessing the 3-D structures of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV. The study suggests that OCTA provides new and complementary information about the vascular features of the PCV lesions and their possible origins -- information that might not be ...
Ophthalmology (1)
Eye Diseases (1), Macular Degeneration (1), Hemorrhage (1)
37. Top 10 questions about living with HIV  
Date: 10/26/2017 10:16
Prostate Cancer News
Top 10 questions about living with HIV - Prostate Cancer News Today. Top 10 questions about living with HIV... As an HIV expert, I answer a lot of questions about HIV infection from my patients and on my question & answer blog. Here are short answers to 10 of the most common questions I get asked.
Oncology (1)
Prostatic Neoplasms (1), HIV Infections (1)
ABC News
Court: Ohio can require people with HIV to tell sex partners... Court has upheld the constitutionality of a law requiring HIV-infected individuals to tell partners about their status before ... Critics say the law unfairly singles out HIV because of outmoded stigmas against the gay community and ... take into consideration current survival rates for people with HIV.
NEJM - Physician's First Watch
Combating HIV Drug Resistance / TMP-SMX for Small Abscesses / Arizona IM Opportunities — Physician’s First Watch... NEJM Audio Interview: Combating HIV Drug Resistance: Dr. Chris Beyrer discusses the increasing resistance to HIV drugs that is threatening global health and the goals of control efforts. NEJM Journal Watch Emergency Medicine: Even small skin abscesses benefit from trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole treatment.
Abscesses (3)
ClinicalTrials.gov
Using HIV Risk Assessment Tool to Promote HIV Testing Among Men Who Have Sex With Men - Full Text View. Primary Outcome Measures. Secondary Outcome Measures. unprotected anal intercourse [ Time Frame: 6 months. Questionaire will be used to collect the frequency of unprotected anal intercourse at month 1, month 3 and month 6 after the study starts.
BBC News (United Kingdom)
GlaxoSmithKline on target thanks to HIV and lung drugs... quarter sales rise 4%, helped by demand for new HIV, lung and meningitis products... GSK saw strong demand for HIV drugs and more demand for new respiratory drugs, while ... by narrowing GSK's focus to key areas such as HIV and respiratory medicine.
Vaccines (2), Infectious Diseases (1)
Meningitis (1)
Reuters.com
HIV pills and new lung drugs keep GSK on track ... GSK saw strong demand for HIV medicines and improved uptake of new respiratory drugs, while ... productivity by narrowing GSK’s focus on key areas like HIV and respiratory medicine... approval and the third, a dual-drug regimen for HIV, could get a U.S. green light by Dec ...
Vaccines (2)
New England Journal of Medicine
... agencies, led by the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the World Health Organization (WHO), have ... and ensuring that by 2020, 90% of people with HIV infection know they have it, 90% of those infected ... the WHO’s recommended approach to population-based sampling for HIV drug resistance among patients in public ART programs, supplemented by data from two population-based HIV impact assessments conducted through the President’s Emergency Plan for ...
Immune System Diseases (30), Cardiovascular Diseases (2), Vaccines (1)
Tuberculosis (2), Infections (2), Coinfections (1)
ABC News
Lawsuit: Louisiana sheriff rejected applicant because of HIV. A Louisiana man is suing a sheriff who he says withdrew a job offer because he has HIV. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday says William Pierce was told he had a job as an Iberia Parish sheriff's deputy, subject to a medical examination.
Immune System Diseases (1)