GSK's two-drug HIV treatment meets main goal in late stage studies

(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday that its two-drug treatment for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, met its main goal in late stage studies.
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Not surprisingly, the loss of visual function has a dramatic impact on an individuals quality of life and independence. Cortical visual field deficit is a well-known complication of stroke, with an incidence reported as at least 20% in stroke stroke patients. Traditional rehabilitation approaches include optical aids, eye training or visual field restitution therapies. All these techniques have shown large limitations in reducing scotoma and provide an insufficient amount of improvement transferable to the every-day life.
Source: BRAIN STIMULATION: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
(CNN) — From climate change to superbugs, the World Health Organization has laid out 10 big threats to our global health in 2019. And unless these threats get addressed, millions of lives will be in jeopardy. Here’s a snapshot of 10 urgent health issues, according to the United Nations’ public health agency: Not vaccinating when you can One of the most controversial recent health topics in the US is now an international concern. “Vaccine hesitancy — the reluctance or refusal to vaccinate despite the availability of vaccines — threatens to reverse progress made in tackling vaccine-prevent...
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ConclusionsInterventions to address the negative attitudes are necessary to promote HIV disclosure and, in turn, better adherence to psychological adjustment therapy and reduction in the risk of HIV transmission among couples.
Source: International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences - Category: African Health Source Type: research
Researchers from Thailand used cinematic rendering to enhance the visualization...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cinematic rendering enhances ovarian cancer evaluation Cinematic rendering bolsters AI for depth estimation on endoscopy Physicians prefer cinematic rendering for ankle injuries Cinematic rendering sheds light on abdominal pathology Cinematic rendering aids diagnosis in aortic complication
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A new study examines the question of whether people living with HIV experience accentuated aging compared with HIV-negative individuals.AIDS
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American Indians/Alaska Natives have the 4th highest HIV infection rate of all racial/ethnic groups. What are the sociodemographic and behavioral barriers to optimal care for these patients?Morbidity &Mortality Weekly Report
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Abstract“Debrief reports” (DRs) use structured forms to capture key concepts from in-depth interviews and focus group discussions. They are completed by interviewers and rapidly disseminated to key team members to facilitate identification of potential problems with study procedures, recruitment, or par ticipant engagement and to inform critical adjustments, which can be especially pertinent in intervention studies. Their reliability and validity have yet to be formally evaluated. To assess the accuracy of DRs in capturing key content, raters analyzed a random sub-sample of 20 pairs of de-identifie d transcript...
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This study provides new evidence of potential benefit of disclosure of same sex behavior to healthcare providers for awareness of new HIV biomedical interventions. Findings highlight the need to support patient–provider communication on sexual behaviors and PrEP with ke y populations at risk of HIV.
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AbstractPurpose of ReviewTo review whether drug-induced sleep endoscopy (DISE) aids in obstructive sleep apnea surgical planning, if it changes the initial proposal, and if so, does it contribute to increased surgical success or unnecessary morbidity?Recent FindingsA DISE and surgical outcomes multicenter cohort study (n = 275) reported no association for surgical outcomes with velopharyngeal and epiglottic collapse. Oropharyngeal and tongue base collapse on the other hand were associated with lower odds of surgical response.SummaryDISE changes surgical planning mainly in regard to the approach of the tongue ba...
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Publication date: Available online 19 January 2019Source: Reproductive BioMedicine OnlineAuthor(s): Kay Lankreijer, Thomas M D'Hooghe, Silke Apers, Walter Sermeus, Sjoerd Repping, Eline AF DancetAbstractSeveral hormonal fertility medications have comparable effectiveness. A literature review was conducted into patients’ assessments regarding seven medication characteristics including ‘side effects’ and ‘ease of use’. Medline, CINAHL and PsycINFO were searched for female fertility patients’ written assessments of a hormonal medication. The tools used were appraised and common (i.e. ≥10...
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