Sex Differences in Outcomes for Third-Line ART Sex Differences in Outcomes for Third-Line ART

Do women presenting for third-line ART experience different outcomes than men? A new study examines the gender disparities that may exist.JAIDS: Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
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Source: Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care Source Type: research
This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of music training on the improvement of musical perception among hearing-impaired listeners using a systematic review and meta-analysis. Article search was conducted from five databases, Scopus, ScienceDirect, Web of Knowledge, CINAHL, and PubMed. A total of 186 participants from 10 studies investigating the music training effects on individuals fitted with hearing assistive devices and outcome measurements were included. The meta-analysis showed standardized mean difference as a measure of the effect size, in musical improvement between the preand post-training. Although the funne...
Source: Clinical and Experimental Otorhinolaryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Tags: Clin Exp Otorhinolaryngol Source Type: research
[The Conversation Africa] As COVID-19 becomes the most intensely covered virus in history, there are important lessons to be drawn from the media's reporting of another global pandemic: HIV/Aids.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
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Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: J Int AIDS Soc Source Type: research
Authors: Agrawal R, Gunasekeran DV, Xu Y, Leo YS, Ng OT, Wong CS, Testi I, Ding J, Banu I, Teoh SC Abstract PURPOSE: To explore the all-cause mortality in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study of patients with CMV retinitis (CMVR) presented to a tertiary referral center in Singapore from January 1, 2004, through December 31, 2015. RESULTS: A total of 144 patients were studied (87 survived, 11 lost to follow up, 46 died). Patients with bilateral CMVR and six-month follow up CD4 + T cell count 50 cells/mm3 (p
Source: Ocular Immunology and Inflammation - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Ocul Immunol Inflamm Source Type: research
Isolated dystonia may arise due to genetic causes or occasionally an unknown aetiology. Although clinical presentation aids in narrowing down possibilities, genetic analysis is confirmatory. DYT6 or DYT-THAP1 is an isolated dystonia typically manifesting at an early age with focal upper limb (UL) or cranial onset with subsequent generalization [1,2]. Most reported mutations are either missense or out-of-frame deletions in the thanatos-associated protein 1 (THAP1) gene, and intronic or splice site mutations have been rarely described [1,3,4].
Source: Parkinsonism and Related Disorders - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research
AbstractThere is an urgent need to measure the impacts of COVID-19 among gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM). We conducted a cross-sectional survey with a global sample of gay men and other MSM (n  = 2732) from April 16, 2020 to May 4, 2020, through a social networking app. We characterized the economic, mental health, HIV prevention and HIV treatment impacts of COVID-19 and the COVID-19 response, and examined whether sub-groups of our study population are disproportionately impacted by C OVID-19. Many gay men and other MSM not only reported economic and mental health consequences, but also inte...
Source: AIDS and Behavior - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Conditions:   COVID-19;   COVID-19 Drug Treatment;   Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Interventions:   Drug: Lopinavir/Ritonavir 200 MG-50 MG Oral Tablet;   Drug: Telmisartan 40Mg Oral Tablet;   Drug: Atorvastatin 20 Mg Oral Tablet Sponsors:   French National Institute for Health and Medical Research-French National Agency for Research on AIDS and Viral Hepatitis (Inserm-ANRS);   Université de Bordeaux;   Programme PACCI Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   HIV/AIDS;   Tuberculosis Intervention:   Behavioral: Choice Architecture Sponsors:   Johns Hopkins University;   University of Witwatersrand, South Africa;   National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Conditions:   HIV/AIDS;   Tuberculosis Intervention:   Behavioral: Choice Architecture Sponsors:   Johns Hopkins University;   KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation;   Clinton Health Access Initiative, Zimbabwe;   Aurum Institute Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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