Addressing the Needs of a Transgender Patient With HIV Who Was Not Feeling Heard Addressing the Needs of a Transgender Patient With HIV Who Was Not Feeling Heard
Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH, reflects on how she was able to build trust with a transgender patient who did not feel that her concerns about HIV treatment were being heard.Medscape
[Africa Renewal] The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has issued a stark warning that if leaders fail to tackle inequalities the world could face 7.7 million* AIDS-related deaths over the next 10 years.
[Africa Renewal] WHO's latest HIV Drug Resistance Report gives an in-depth picture of the extent to which drug resistance is growing, and the steps that countries are taking to ensure people will receive effective medicine to treat and prevent HIV.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2021 Dec 3. doi: 10.1089/AID.2021.0076. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTBACKGROUND: The impact of HIV antiretroviral therapy (ART) on immune dysregulation associated with hepatitis C (HCV)/ HIV co-infection is incompletely understood.METHODS: We serially assessed monocyte activation (neopterin, sCD14, and sCD163) and T-cell activation (HLA-DR, CD38) and immune exhaustion (PD-1,TIGIT) in HIV/HCV co-infected individuals who participated in a randomized trial performed in Vietnam designed to assess the hepatotoxicity of raltegravir (RAL)- vs efavirenz (EFV)-based therapy when used as first time ART in...
Forty years after the first AIDS cases were identified in the US, treatment advances are encouraging, but disparities, treatment gaps remain.Medscape Medical News
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is facing a potential investigation into comments linking COVID-19 vaccines to AIDS
Conclusion: Cooccurrence of autoantibodies and AID are seen in a significant number of patients with MS and non-MS disorders and influences clinical management.
The HIV Action Plan sets out how partners across the health system and beyond maintain and intensify work around four core themes – prevent, test, treat and retain. It sets out how an 80 per cent reduction in new HIV infections will be achieved in England by 2025.
[New Zimbabwe] Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, who also doubles as the Health Minister, has said despite the Covid-19 induced disruptions to HIV/AIDS service delivery in 2020, the government's response to HIV was pleasing as new infections decrease.
CONCLUSION: Newly introduced diagnostic aids and algorithms simplify the diagnosis and treatment of acute PE while continuing to assure a high degree of patient safety.PMID:34857082 | DOI:10.3238/arztebl.m2021.0226
CONCLUSIONS: The results of this study indicate that the LSEQ has moderate to excellent test-retest reliability. The MDC scores demonstrate that the LSEQ has the potential to detect true changes in listening self-efficacy in older patients with hearing loss who use hearing aids. The LSEQ may aid clinicians in understanding listening self-efficacy in their patients and how their self-efficacy levels change with amplification.PMID:34860561 | DOI:10.1044/2021_AJA-21-00107