Transgender Females Have Lower Tenofovir Diphosphate Concentrations Transgender Females Have Lower Tenofovir Diphosphate Concentrations
Transgender females taking feminizing hormone therapy (FHT) have lower effective rectal tissue concentrations of tenofovir diphosphate active metabolites, compared with cisgender women and men, researchers report.Reuters Health Information
Authors: Yimer EM, Tuem KB, Karim A, Ur-Rehman N, Anwar F Abstract The seed of Nigella sativa (N. sativa) has been used in different civilization around the world for centuries to treat various animal and human ailments. So far, numerous studies demonstrated the seed of Nigella sativa and its main active constituent, thymoquinone, to be medicinally very effective against various illnesses including different chronic illness: neurological and mental illness, cardiovascular disorders, cancer, diabetes, inflammatory conditions, and infertility as well as various infectious diseases due to bacterial, fungal, parasitic,...
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Purpose: Viral hepatitis can cause significant morbidity and mortality in patients receiving chemotherapy. London cancer guidelines recommend universal pretreatment screening for hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV). HIV-infected patients are at higher risk of developing AIDS-defining and non-AIDS-defining cancers. HIV testing for all oncology patients has been recommended. Studies reveal up to 30% of breast cancer patients may have undiagnosed diabetes . Oncology patients with diabetes have an increased risk of complications: chemotherapy toxicities, steroid-induced hyperglycaemia and sepsis.
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Conclusion: 16 of 19 studies treated by CHM granules only showed positive result in 7 diseases and negative result in 1 disease. 17 of 21 studies treated by combination therapy against conventional therapy showed positive result in 6 diseases and negative result in 3 diseases. However, both the absolute and relative effectiveness of CHM formula granules compared with placebo need to be considered clinically. PMID: 31110552 [PubMed]
ConclusionsDAs for selected chronic conditions are mostly designed to transfer information about options and their harms and benefits. The extent to which their support of SDM key elements relates to their impact on SDM outcomes could not be ascertained.Systematic review registrationPROSPERO registration number:CRD42016050320.
Conclusions: Hypogonadism is seen in 23.3% of HIV-infected males. Majority (85.7%) had secondary hypogonadism. There was significant association of hypogonadism with lower CD4 count.
This article examines the aetiology of Ludwig's angina and considers the presentation, diagnosis and treatment of a patient who presented to an out-of-hours streaming area of a local emergency department, with an emphasis on the importance of a multidisciplinary approach. It also considers the need for ongoing education and awareness of health professionals to ensure the successful diagnosis, management and treatment of this condition, particularly in the context of patients with poor access to dental care presenting first to the emergency department. PMID: 31070977 [PubMed - in process]
Go online to PeerView.com/UQE860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert in internal medicine offers insight on providing patient-centered diabetes care and developing individualized treatment plans for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Recognize the primary goals of treatment and key components involved in providing effective patient-centered care to individuals with T2DM, Apply recommendations offered in current evidence-based guidelines to appropria...