Kenya: Adults With HIV 'Growing Overweight and Obese'

[Nation] Adults with HIV/Aids are steadily becoming overweight and obese, a new survey indicates.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

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[GroundUp] This is the HIV combination treatment pill of choice (though this is only one of several brands) for newly diagnosed HIV patients in South Africa. The regimen has proven very effective at suppressing HIV, and patients tolerate it well, but it is associated with obesity in women.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
ConclusionThis literature review summarized the physical illnesses prevalent among homeless children and the contributing factors leading to them. Gaps in the literature were also identified and included a dearth of studies focusing on younger children compared with adolescents.Further research into prevention and intervention programs for this vulnerable population is urgently needed.
Source: Irish Journal of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
[Daily Maverick] In the shadow of HIV many things are hidden. Do a quick Google search ('in the shadow of HIV') and a torrent of disease and social ills will blast across your browser. You'll find gender-based violence and stigma, sugar-daddies, obesity and hypertension, patriarchy, cancer and diabetes, denial, guilt, and the opioid crisis. Also hiding, deep in the shadows, are adolescent boys and young men.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news
This study demonstrates the use of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), an educational framework, guidelines, and checklist tools (Eagleton, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Salem Press, Ipswich,2015; Center for Applied Special Technology, UDL curriculum self-check 2011 (updated 2011),2011.http://udlselfcheck.cast.org/resources.php) to increase accessibility in HIPTeens, an evidence-based sexual risk reduction intervention (Morrison-Beedy et al. in J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 13(1):21 –27,2002; Res Nurs Health 28(1):3 –15,2005; AIDS Behav 10(5):541,2006; J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 21(2):153 –161,2010; West...
Source: Sexuality and Disability - Category: Disability Source Type: research
By DAVID INTROCASO THCB readers are well aware this coming week Senate Republicans plan to begin debate on passing their amended version of the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA), titled the Better Care Reconciliation Act.   As of today, June 23rd, immediate reactions by Republican senators to the June 22nd released discussion draft have been limited largely because members immediately left town after the draft’s release. The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO’s) score, that will again be influential, is expected this Monday or Tuesday. Senate debate on the legislation will likely begi...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized AHCA CBO David Introcaso Repeal Replace Senate Republicans Source Type: blogs
By DAVID INTROCASO This past April 8th federal prosecutors made known former Republican House Speaker, Denis Hastert, sexually molested at least four boys while employed as an Illinois high school wrestling coach beginning in the 1960s.  Prosecutors said there was “no ambiguity” about these abuses.  They were, they said, “known acts.”1 While the news was disturbing sexual and all other forms of child abuse is commonplace.  According to the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study, one in four girls and one in six boys are sexually assaulted ...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: blogs
By DAVID INTROCASO This past April 8th federal prosecutors made known former Republican House Speaker, Denis Hastert, sexually molested at least four boys while employed as an Illinois high school wrestling coach beginning in the 1960s.  Prosecutors said there was “no ambiguity” about these abuses.  They were, they said, “known acts.”1 While the news was disturbing sexual and all other forms of child abuse is commonplace.  According to the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study, one in four girls and one in six boys are sexually assaulted ...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: blogs
As director of the Centers for Disease Control, Dr. Tom Frieden has tweeted and talked about everything from AIDS to obesity to mosquitoes in Hawaii, the overuse of antibiotics, polio in Pakistan, Ebola, sanitation services in East Africa, ambulances in Sierra Leone, premature babies, sexually transmitted diseases, flu shots and World Toilet Day. Sponsored: Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Read This Do NOT pay your next car insurance bill until you try this.
Source: CNN.com - Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
In light of Caitlyn Jenner’s 2015 Arthur Ashe Courage Award acceptance speech at the ESPYs last night we are running the post below for TBT. It first ran on Disruptive Women in June 2014.  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) individuals are becoming increasingly visible in our society. Unfortunately, they are subjected to discrimination and stigma similar to other marginalized groups such as racial and ethnic minorities and people with disabilities. The current political and social context and unique health care needs, impact the health of LGBT individuals, resulting in health disparities (poorer healt...
Source: Disruptive Women in Health Care - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Advocacy TBT Source Type: blogs
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