Renal Safety of TAF vs TDF Renal Safety of TAF vs TDF

Pooled safety data provides insight into the comparative incidence of adverse renal events between these two HIV regimens.AIDS
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

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ConclusionIn a referral center in Salvador city, socio-economic problems were the main factors associated with ED. Psychological impact of poor social conditions should be routinely assessed in patients with ED to implement preventive measures for ED.
Source: The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
As a pharmacy technician, I watched countless individuals speak with a pharmacist about how different drug therapies work, and what they should know before taking any pharmaceuticals. But I also have a hearing loss, and as a patient myself, I am struck by how confusing it is for consumers to find the right treatment. Hearing […]Find jobs at  Careers by KevinMD.com.  Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now.  Learn more.
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Policy Otolaryngology Source Type: blogs
CONCLUSIONS: Updated modelling which more appropriately captures PrEP programme delivery, uses current intervention scenarios, and is parameterized with data from demonstration and implementation projects is needed in support of more conclusive findings and actionable recommendations for programmes and policy. Future analyses should address these issues, aligning with countries to support the needs of programme planners and decision makers for models to more directly inform programme planning and policy. PMID: 31538407 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: Low levels of NK and CD4+ T-cells in HIV/HCV-coinfected individuals with advanced liver fibrosis have been previously described. Here, we show that advanced liver fibrosis in coinfected individuals is associated to a defective function of NK cells and an increased expression of the exhaustion/senescence marker PD-1. This NK signature could not be attributed to changes in the ability of CD4+ T-cells to modulate NK cell function. PMID: 31536177 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
Authors: Reisner SL, Moore CS, Asquith A, Pardee DJ, Sarvet A, Mayer G, Mayer KH Abstract INTRODUCTION: Trans masculine people who have sex with cisgender ("cis") men ("trans MSM") may be at-risk for HIV infection when they have cis MSM partners or share needles for hormone or recreational drug injection. Limited data are available characterizing indications and uptake of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in trans MSM. The aim of this study was to assess PrEP indication and uptake as a means of primary HIV prevention for adult trans MSM in the U.S. METHODS: Between November and December 2017, ...
Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Factors surrounding opioid overdose and naloxone use must be explored from the user perspective in order to more effectively combat the current opioid crisis. METHODS: AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin needle exchange clients were surve...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Source: Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience - Category: Nanotechnology Authors: Tags: research-article Source Type: research
AbstractThe role of risky sexual behaviour has been widely investigated across the sub-Saharan African HIV hyperendemic setting, with few studies having focused on the behaviour attributed to the deep-rooted, neurodevelopmentally-driven adverse childhood experiences (ACE) that sustain the endemic. We investigated the role of ACE on perinatal substance use outcomes in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa, with 223 women being interviewed within one-week post-partum at a general hospital. Our secondary outcome was the occurrence of preterm birth delivery, which is understood to be linked to ACE. Study results suggest that th...
Source: AIDS and Behavior - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
The FDA expanded the indications for the two HIV drugs to include appropriate patients with HIV-1 with virological suppression.FDA Approvals
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: HIV/AIDS News Alert Source Type: news
Recent federal announcements serve as reminders that in the US policy continues to outpace science when it comes to cannabis.
Source: The Scientist - Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news
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