Nigeria: 2 Million Nigerians Currently Receiving Aids Treatment - Group

[Vanguard] The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) says about 1,090,233 people are receiving anti-retroviral drugs in Nigeria as at June this year.
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This study is aimed at investigating the association between the disrupted functional coordination and psychological dysfunction in hyperthyroidism. Method: Thirty-three hyperthyroid patients and thirty-three matched healthy controls (HCs) were recruited, and they received resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) scans and neuropsychological evaluation. The VMHC value was computed to reveal the functional coordination between homotopic regions in both groups. The neurobehavioral relevancy method was employed to explore the relationship between the altered VMHC and emotional, cognition measures. Furth...
Source: Neural Plasticity - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Neural Plast Source Type: research
This article aims to analyze the Social Determinants in Health (DSS) that influence the prevalence of HIV infection in sex-working women in the downtown area of the city of Armenia, Quind ío, Colombia. For that reason, a qualitative investigation of analytical and descriptive character is found, in which semi-structured interviews and focus groups are used as instruments for the collection of information. These tools made it possible to obtain information on socio-demographic aspect s, support networks, knowledge about HIV/AIDS and Human, Sexual and Reproductive Rights (HR-SSR) of the sex-workers located in the cent...
Source: Saude e Sociedade - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
Abstract Pulmonary fungal infections, which can be opportunistic or endemic, lead to considerable morbidity and mortality. Such infections have multiple clinical presentations and imaging patterns, overlapping with those of various other diseases, complicating the diagnostic approach. Given the immensity of Brazil, knowledge of the epidemiological context of pulmonary fungal infections in the various regions of the country is paramount when considering their differential diagnoses. In addition, defining the patient immunological status will facilitate the identification of opportunistic infections, such as those occurring ...
Source: Radiologia Brasileira - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
This study included 30 patients with bilaterally symmetric impacted M3 (N = 60) requiring transalveolar extraction. All patients were assigned numbers randomly; left-sided M3 patients with odd numbers and right-sided patients with even numbers were categorized into group A (test group), and the other side of the mouth was classified as “group B” (control group). Group A M3 extraction sockets received PRF, whereas group B sockets were closed without PRF. Patients were evaluated for pain and swelling on postoperative days 1, 3, 7, and 14. Bone healing was compared on postoperative weeks 8 and 16. Analysis of ...
Source: Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
A dry cough may be a symptom of HIV during the first few weeks after infection, or it may occur with an HIV complication. Learn about the link between a dry cough and HIV here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV and AIDS Source Type: news
[New Era] Windhoek -Khomas regional governor Laura McLeod-Katjirua yesterday condemned the charismatic churches operating in Namibia that discourage HIV positive members from taking their antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) prescriptions.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
This study aimed to assess the status of health service utilization provided by the Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME) for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Iran from 1987 to 2016.MethodsSamples were 30516 patients with HIV/AIDS from 31 Iranian provinces registered in the Iranian health database from 1987 to October 2016. Health care services provided by the MOHME were assessed in terms of age, gender, and the marital status. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used for data analysis and the significance level was set as P 
Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health - Category: Epidemiology Source Type: research
[Foroyaa] The wife of the President Fatoumatta Bah Barrow, in collaboration with the Embassy of the People's Republic of China, on Saturday December 8, 2018, commenced a six day nationwide sensitization campaign on HIV / AIDs. The Sensitization commences in the North Bank Region beginning in Essau.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
[ENA] Addis Ababa -The findings of the first nationwide population based HIV impact assessment study launched.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
(Michigan Technological University) 3D printing can cut the cost of adaptive aids that help people with hand arthritis. Current products are quite expensive, and more so to create customized versions, but 3D printing drops the cost by an average of 94 percent for 20 different handheld devices.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
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