Essay: A Lesson in Living

Abstract This 2013 Consortium of Universities for Global Health essay examines the ethical dilemmas encountered by a public health worker engaged in HIV/AIDS prevention and health promotion in a rural Tanzanian community. Is the professional objective of improving the health and well-being of the population so simple?
Source: Journal of Bioethical Inquiry - Category: Medical Ethics Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 10 December 2019Source: The Brazilian Journal of Infectious DiseasesAuthor(s): Larissa Negromonte Azevedo, Ricardo Arraes de Alencar Ximenes, Polyana Monteiro, Ulisses Ramos Montarroyos, Demócrito de Barros Miranda-FilhoAbstractAntiretroviral therapy (ART) has modified the outcome of patients with HIV infection, providing virological control and reducing mortality. However, there are several reasons as to why patients may discontinue their antiretroviral therapy, with adverse events being one of the main reasons reported in the literature. This is a case-control nested in a cohort ...
Source: The Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 December 2019Source: Pharmacology &TherapeuticsAuthor(s): Lingling Zhang, Wei WeiAbstractAs a Traditional Chinese Medicine, Paeonia lactiflora Pallas has been used to treat pain, inflammation and immune disorders for more than 1000 years in China. Total glycoside of paeony (TGP) is extracted from the dried root of Paeonia lactiflora Pallas. Paeoniflorin (Pae) is the major active component of TGP. Our research group has done a lot of work in the pharmacological mechanisms of Pae and found that Pae possessed extensive anti-inflammatory and immune regulatory effects. Pae could inhib...
Source: Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Source: Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: HIV/AIDS - Research and Palliative Care Source Type: research
Adults with HIV whose cancers are treated with chemotherapy or radiotherapy experience significant reductions in CD4 count, which are linked to increased mortality, compared with those who have surgery or other treatment, according to findings from an observational study.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: HIV/AIDS News Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: The results of the study confirm the success rates of ankle fusions in the majority of cases. Well defined limitations and residual symptoms can be named on the basis of the available data. PMID: 31820431 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Z Orthop Unfall Source Type: research
Advocacy groups are urging Facebook to remove advertisements that they say unfairly infer that the HIV/AIDS prevention Truvada PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is dangerous, an allegation they say could endanger the people who are most at risk of contracting the disease. More than 50 HIV/AIDs, LGBTQ and public health advocacy groups released a letter on Monday asking Facebook and Instagram to remove the ads from their platforms. The ads referred specifically to “Truvada PrEP” (the brand name for one of the medications, dtenofovir disoproxil fumarate, used as PrEP) and in some cases more generically to “PrE...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized health LGBTQ onetime Source Type: news
ACTIVE MIDDLE EAR VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE SOUND IMPLANT. Acta Clin Croat. 2019 Jun;58(2):348-353 Authors: Pegan A, Ries M, Ajduk J, Bedeković V, Ivkić M, Trotić R Abstract The Vibrant Soundbridge represents a new approach to hearing improvement in the form of active implantable middle ear hearing device. Unlike conventional acoustic hearing aids, which increase the volume of sound that goes to the eardrum, the Vibrant Soundbridge bypasses the ear canal and eardrum by directly vibrating the small bones in the middle ear. Because of its design, no portion of the device is placed in the ear canal itself. T...
Source: Acta Clinica Croatica - Category: General Medicine Tags: Acta Clin Croat Source Type: research
Condition:   HIV/AIDS Intervention:   Sponsors:   Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation;   Janssen, LP Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Jeffrey A. SingerA study published last week in theJournal of the American Medical Association reported on an association between e-cigarette use and depression. The cross-sectional study of nearly 900,000 e-cigarette users who self-reported into theBehavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System from 2016 to 2017 found that users had a higher likelihood of reporting a history of depression, and that incrementally higher frequency e-cigarette use was associated with an incrementally higher likelihood of reporting depression.The authors mention that several earlier studies showed an association betweentobacco smoking and depress...
Source: Cato-at-liberty - Category: American Health Authors: Source Type: blogs
A newly developed deep-learning artificial intelligence (AI) model is lending...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI can predict cognitive development from MRI at birth Machine learning, fMRI unlock cellular brain properties fMRI shows how game therapy 'rewires' ADHD brains MRI shows smaller brain volume in kids with ADHD MRI, radiomics help diagnose, discern ADHD subtypes
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - Category: Radiology Source Type: news
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