Nevirapine Does Not Affect Growth in HIV-Exposed Infants Nevirapine Does Not Affect Growth in HIV-Exposed Infants

Prophylactic nevirapine for the prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission was not found to negatively affect growth outcomes among uninfected infants.JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
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ConclusionsA multicenter, international study of simulated pediatric anaphylaxis reveals (1) variation in management between institutions in the use of protocols, cognitive aids, and medication formularies, (2) frequent errors involving epinephrine, and (3) latent safety threats related to cognitive aids among multiple sites.
Source: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Authors: Dieye CB, Laborde-Balen G, Sow S, Taverne B PMID: 31825190 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Bulletin de la Societe de Pathologie Exotique - Category: Tropical Medicine Tags: Bull Soc Pathol Exot Source Type: research
Corrigendum to "Consistent Condom Use and Associated Factors Among HIV-Positive Clients on Antiretroviral Therapy in North West Ethiopian Health Center, 2016 GC". AIDS Res Treat. 2019;2019:8218107 Authors: Seid Ali M, Tesfaye Tegegne E, Kassa Tessema M, Tesfaye Tegegne K Abstract [This corrects the article DOI: 10.1155/2019/7134908.]. PMID: 31827923 [PubMed - in process]
Source: AIDS Research and Treatment - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: AIDS Res Treat Source Type: research
[Vanguard] Lafia -Worried by the increasing spate of HIV/AIDs, An implementing partner, Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is working to identify about 22, 000 unidentified and discover HIV infected persons in Nasarawa State.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
[Ghanaian Times] Our body has a whole network of glands that produces hormones and help cells communicate amongst themselves. It supports them in carrying out competent bodily activities such as growth, development, metabolism, reproduction and so on. Prostate is a walnut-shaped gland in the pelvis of men. It wraps around the male urethra and is situated below the bladder. It churns out a fluid that carries semen and aids in the nourishment and transportation of sperms.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
[This Day] The Director General of the National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA), Dr. Gambo Aliyu, has stated that Nigeria has achieved 60 per cent control of HIV infection rate.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
[The Conversation Africa] The infectious disease burden in Africa is very high, particularly for tuberculosis (TB), malaria and HIV/AIDS. In 2018, nearly a quarter (24%) of TB cases in the world were in Africa. The region accounted for 93% of malaria cases. The continent also bears the brunt of the HIV epidemic: 20.6 million of the 37.9 million people living with HIV are in eastern and southern Africa.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
[Malawi News Agency] Mzimba -M'mbelwa District Aids coordinator, Alick Mhango has urged council employees to undergo HIV and Aids voluntary counselling and testing for them to know their cero status.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
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This study was conducted among predominately African American/Black women, aged 18 –29, in Northeast cities with high HIV prevalence. Demographic, behavioral, and partner characteristics associated with condomless vaginal and anal sex acts with high-risk partners (CVS-HRP and CAS-HRP) and with HIV testing were explored. The high-risk sample was largely recruited online. Of 4972 women screened, 2254 (45.3%) were high-risk for HIV acquisition; 2214 were included. Bivariate and stepwise multivariate logistic regression models were fit. After adjusting for other factors, sex risk behavior did not differ by race and ethni...
Source: AIDS and Behavior - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
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