Self-Stigma and Age-Related Hearing Loss: A Qualitative Study of Stigma Formation and Dimensions.

Conclusion: The study contributes to the theoretical and practical understanding of self-stigma regarding ARHL as well as to the understanding of the role of hearing devices in the development of this stigma. PMID: 29379957 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: American Journal of Audiology - Category: Audiology Authors: Tags: Am J Audiol Source Type: research

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Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
AbstractPurpose of reviewThe introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART) has revolutionized HIV infection management, resulting in improved outcomes and survival for people living with HIV (PLWH). However, as PLWH are living longer and aging, non-AIDS-defining cancers (NADCs) represent a significant source of morbidity and mortality in the HIV-infected population. Here, we review the epidemiology of NADCs in PLWH.Recent findingsCancer mortality among PLWH is much higher than that among the general population. Up to 10% of deaths among PLWH have been attributed to NADCs. Furthermore, PLWH have an increased risk for specifi...
Source: Current Infectious Disease Reports - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
CONCLUSION Young Catholics represent the prevention of HIV/AIDS as a transverse phenomenon to sexuality, whose sexual practices are anchored both in hegemonic and progressive discourses. PMID: 29791532 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista gaucha de enfermagem EENFUFRGS - Category: Nursing Tags: Rev Gaucha Enferm Source Type: research
This progress report provides an overview of the Federal actions that were taken during 2017 to further the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). It also describes the most recent results for the indicators used to monitor the effect of the NHAS and our cumulative efforts to fight HIV and highlights selected accomplishments in 2017 from across the Federal government.
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Conditions:   HEPATITIS C;   DRUG USE Intervention:   Drug: Sofosbuvir 400 mg and Daclatasvir 60 mg Sponsor:   French National Institute for Health and Medical Research-French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (Inserm-ANRS) Not yet recruiting
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Vacuum cleaners, leaf blowers, rock concerts, chainsaws, and music players can all produce noise above safe listening levels, notes audiologist and ASHA member Natalie Gibbs in a recent interview with The Telegraph—a newspaper serving Macon, Georgia, and surrounding areas. Gibbs describes hearing loss prevalence and causes, including the previously mentioned noisemakers. The audiologist also explains how prolonged exposure to something as seemingly benign as a vacuum cleaner can cause hearing loss. She calls attention to the potential danger of using common items at home or for recreation and not using hearing p...
Source: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Press Releases - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Tags: Advocacy Audiology News Private Practice Slider Hearing Aids hearing loss hearing protection Source Type: blogs
A prompt diagnosis allows people with HIV to receive effective antiretroviral treatment sooner. In men, the virus can cause flu-like symptoms in its early stages, such as fevers, tiredness, and sore throats. We look at the other symptoms of HIV in men, and when people should consider taking a test for the virus.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV / AIDS Source Type: news
Next week, I will be the 2018 ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago. Founded in 1964, the American Society of Clinical Oncology is the world's leading professional organization for physicians and oncology professionals caring for people with cancer. For the past several months, I have been writing a Law &Ethics column for the ASCO Post. My recent titles have included: Decision Aids Reflect Patients’ Values and Preferences for Care: So Why Aren’t More Oncologists Using Them? How to Respond to a Patient’s Discriminatory Request for a Different Clinician Legal Duties of Clinicians When Terminally Ill ...
Source: - Category: Medical Ethics Authors: Tags: Health Care syndicated Source Type: blogs
Authors: Douissard J, Ris F, Morel P, Buchs NC Abstract Iatrogenic ureteral injuries are a source of major concern among surgeons performing colorectal procedures. Although they are uncommon, these lesions lead to severe morbidity and long-term functional disabilities, as well as an increase in mortality, hospital stay, and cost. The laparoscopic approach has gained popularity in the field of colorectal surgery and is associated with improved global postoperative outcomes. However, it is also considered to increase the risk of ureteral injury when compared to open surgery, especially during left colonic and rectal ...
Source: Surgical Technology International - Category: Surgery Tags: Surg Technol Int Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Clinical Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Authors: Tags: Virology Source Type: research
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