Knowledge about HIV/AIDS in older adults using the services of Family Health Strategy

CONCLUSIONS: It is necessary to train health professionals to develop actions that encourage elders to take preventive measures.
Source: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical - Category: Tropical Medicine Source Type: research

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Authors: Tiwari SB Abstract Introduction: HIV AIDS epidemic currently in India is quite under control, the efforts of NACO and community at large has lead to this. The current prevalence of HIV among adults is around) 0.3%, the widespread prevention and control strategies are the main reason behind the same. HAART coverage has also increased significantly which has played a major role in not only controlling the epidemic but also in the change of clinical scenario and clinical affection in patients of HIV AIDS. The neurological complications arising in HIV patients, either due to opportunistic infections or due to ...
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
In the U.S., cases of newly infected people with HIV/AIDS have substantially declined with HIV infections, levering off in the past 5 years to approximately 38,000 –39,000 cases per year. Although adolescents represent only 13% of the entire U.S. population (42 million), youth aged 13–24 years accounted for 21% of the newly diagnosed HIV cases in 2017 [1,2]. They also comprised 8% of the total number of people diagnosed with AIDS (1473; one in every five cases) that same year [2,3].
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - Category: Child Development Authors: Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
This study reviews the applications of non-destructive techniques including image processing, imaging-based, spectroscopy-based and remote sensing methods in monitoring and detecting plant diseases. The non-invasive techniques have also been investigated for their fundamental concepts and potential applications in developing sensing devices for fieldwork.
Source: Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
Conditions:   HIV/AIDS;   Cardiovascular Risk Factors;   Trauma, Psychological Intervention:   Behavioral: HHMB Sponsors:   University of California, Los Angeles;   National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   HIV/AIDS Intervention:   Other: Fee based delivery Sponsors:   University of Washington;   National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
[Monitor] In 2016, deaths caused by viral hepatitis surpassed all chronic infectious diseases, including HIV/Aids, malaria and tuberculosis, according to a Global Burden of Disease study. The prevalence of hepatitis B in Uganda stands at 4.1 per cent, which means that 1.75 million people are infected. This is according to a study carried out by the Ministry of Health in partnership with the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Which HIV patients may be more likely to discontinue ART? Learn about the factors that may predict treatment interruptions.AIDS
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news
People living with HIV have an increased incidence of poor oral health. Do antiretroviral medications used in HIV treatment increase bruxism and negatively impact tooth wear?BMC Oral Health
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news
CCR5- delta 32 mutation homozygosity is associated with increased mortality but may lead to a potential cure for HIV. Is it worth the risk?Medscape HIV/AIDS
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Commentary Source Type: news
[Nyasa Times] The number of deaths attributed to the AIDS virus has declined in the country, according to Chief of Health Services in the Ministry of Health, Charles Mwansambo.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
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