Respiratory Health Status in HIV-Positive Adults Respiratory Health Status in HIV-Positive Adults
HIV-positive individuals on effective ART had worse respiratory health status compared with HIV-negative people.HIV Medicine
CONCLUSIONS: Improved HIV incidence assays could substantially reduce HIV incidence estimation costs. Continued development of HIV incidence assays with improved performance is required to realize these cost benefits. PMID: 29165892 [PubMed - in process]
[Premium Times] The National Agency for the Control of AIDS, NACA, has said only about one in three persons who need treatment for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria are getting the life-saving treatment.
Gideon Mendel's emotional photos of patients at the end of their lives.
A new trial confirms the benefits of exercise, but not cell therapy, in peripheral arterial disease. Future trials could omit a control group with supervised exercise to speed up enrollment, one expert says.Medscape Medical News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first two-drug regimen to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, aimed at lessening the side effect burden of current treatments that combine three or four medicines.FDA Approvals
[UN News] About 20.9 million people now have access to the antiretroviral therapy, according to a new report by the UN agency leading the global push to end AIDS, spotlighting that this remarkable progress has been made possible by people living with HIV demanding their rights, strong leadership and financial commitment.
[Daily News] ZANZIBAR is among countries that have successfully maintained a low HIV/AIDS prevalence rate ever since the first case was diagnosed in 1986.
CONCLUSIONS: The use of herbal medicine among PLWHA is a routine practice and associated with a lower educational status. Patients also rarely disclose their use of herbal medicines to their health care providers. From the stand point of high prevalence and low disclosure rate, health care providers should often consult patients regarding herbal medicine use. PMID: 29154059 [PubMed - in process]
[Namibia Economist] The OYO Dance Troupe will present a dance showcase to commemorate World AIDS day and raise awareness, on 1 December at FNCC at 19:00 with tickets at N$50 in advance and N$70 at the door.
We examined HIV/AIDS patients rehabilitation outcomes from the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR) from years 2011 to 2014.