Zimbabwe: Reflecting On the Aids Pandemic in Zimbabwe

[The Herald] In 1981 a lethal disease was reported among men who have sex with men in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco in the United States of America. Reports of the disease, which weakened the immune system leading to opportunistic infections such as Kaposi's sarcoma and pneumocystis pneumonia and certain death, appeared in the media including here in Zimbabwe.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

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Publication date: January 2020Source: Urology Case Reports, Volume 28Author(s): Yassine Ayari, Hamza Boussaffa, Ahmed Sellami, Selim Zaghbib, Ben Rhouma Sami, Yassine NouiraAbstractUrinary bladder endometriosis as a part of deep infiltrating pelvic endometriosis is well known, but isolated bladder involvement is very rare. A 36-year-old woman, who had two cesarean sections, was complaining of dysuria, frequency and burning micturition. MRI showed a tissular mass probably originating from the cervix and suggestive of a sarcoma. Cystoscopy identified a nodular bluish retro trigonal mass, which was completely resected. Histop...
Source: Urology Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 November 2019Source: The Lancet Global HealthAuthor(s): Karoun H Bagamian, John D Anderson, Farzana Muhib, Oliver Cumming, Lindsey A Laytner, Thomas F Wierzba, Richard RheingansSummaryBackgroundDiarrhoea, a global cause of child mortality and morbidity, is linked to adverse consequences including childhood stunting and death from other diseases. Few studies explore how diarrhoeal mortality varies subnationally, especially by cause, which is important for targeting investments. Even fewer examine indirect effects of diarrhoeal morbidity on child mortality. We estimated the subnational d...
Source: The Lancet Global Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
ConclusionsCarbapenem-based regimen of combination therapy, seems to be an option to treat patients infected withKlebsiella pneumoniae resistant to ceftazidime/avibactam and susceptible to carbapenem, at least when the risk of mortality is low.
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Ann Kihii (25) spends time with other young women from poor communities in Nairobi and use embroidery to create images that tell a story about the daily challenges they face. They also get a chance to discuss the issues among themselves in a safe space. Credit: Mantoe Phakathi / IPSBy Mantoe PhakathiNAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 14 2019 (IPS) While women find it hard to talk about their painful experiences, some have found a way of expressing themselves through art. Women, trained as artists, from Nairobi’s informal settlements Kibera and Kangemi, have produced a beautiful quilt that tells stories about their daily challenges....
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Butterfly Network, the digital health unicorn democratizing medical imaging, is continuing to add new applications for its handheld, single probe, smartphone-connected ultrasound technology. The Butterfly iQ, the multi-purpose pocket-sized ultrasound...
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Conditions:   HIV/AIDS;   Depression;   Anxiety;   Post-traumatic Stress Disorder;   Substance Use Disorders Intervention:   Behavioral: Adapted Common Elements Treatment Approach Sponsors:   Michael J Mugavero, MD;   University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Not yet recruiting
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The plague is still around, but chances of another global outbreak are slim.
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Conclusions: Substantial AID heterogeneity exists by race and by geographic area. An important research area is further exploring factors related to heterogeneity such as potential interactions between genetic susceptibility and environmental factors.
Source: Autoimmunity Reviews - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Most people aren't aware they can trigger allergy-like symptoms and serious infections such as pneumonia, according to Manal Mohammed, a lecturer in microbiology at Westminster University.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
By Elizabeth Cohen and Nadia Kounang, CNN (CNN) — Every 15 minutes, someone in the United States dies of a superbug that has learned to outsmart even our most sophisticated antibiotics, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s about 35,000 deaths each year from drug-resistant infections, according to the landmark report. The report places five drug-resistant superbugs on the CDC’s “urgent threat” list — two more germs than were on the CDC’s list in 2013, the last time the agency issued a report on antibiotic resistance. Gene...
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