Music therapy aids healing of military personnel
(Oxford University Press USA) A new paper published in Music Therapy Perspectives examines the importance of music therapy in military healthcare. There has been an increase in music therapy to treat combat-related injuries in recent years. With this growth in the use of the therapy, the researchers involved believe it's important for practitioners to publish more program evaluations and patient outcomes data.
Conclusions: These results demonstrate the benefits of HAs on speech perception in noise, in addition to their amplification effect, but only when HA restores symmetric hearing.
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[Capital FM] Mombasa -The National Aids Control Council on Wednesday raised concerns over the increasing number of young people and children in Kenya who are HIV positive.
How might other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV impact the pharmacokinetics of tenofovir alafenamide?JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
Authors: Bruzzesi E, Sereti I Abstract The introduction of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) in the 1990s has dramatically changed the course of HIV infection, decreasing the risk for both AIDS- and non-AIDS-related events. Cancers, cardiovascular disease (CVD), liver and kidney disease, neurological disorders and frailty have become of great importance lately in the clinical management as they represent the principal cause of death in people living with HIV who receive cART (Kirk et al. in Clin Infect Dis 45(1):103-10, 2007; Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy Study et al. N Engl J Med 355(...
Authors: Bunge KE, Dezzutti CS, Hendrix CW, Marzinke MA, Spiegel HML, Moncla BJ, Schwartz JL, Meyn LA, Richardson-Harman N, Rohan LC, Hillier SL Abstract INTRODUCTION: Fast-dissolving vaginal film formulations release antiretroviral drugs directly into vaginal fluid and may be as efficient at drug delivery yet more acceptable to women than gels. In this Phase 1 vaginal film study, the safety, acceptability, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of two doses of tenofovir (TFV) film and TFV 1% gel were compared to corresponding placebo formulations. METHODS: Seventy-eight healthy HIV negative women were randomize...
CONCLUSIONS: Hypermethylation analysis of ASCL1 or LHX8 in cervical scrape material of WLHIV detects all cervical carcinomas with an acceptable sensitivity and good specificity for CIN3+ , warranting further exploration of these methylation markers as a stand-alone test for cervical screening in low-resource settings. PMID: 30101434 [PubMed - in process]
Expert panel recommends five action steps for treating opioid abuse and its intersecting epidemics
Condition: HIV/AIDS Interventions: Other: Standard of Care; Other: Village-based ART refill Sponsors: Swiss Tropical & Public Health Institute; Ministry of Health, Lesotho; SolidarMed; University of Basel; University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland Recruiting