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Tanzania: Women's Position in Curbing HIV Spread

Tanzania: Women's Position in Curbing HIV Spread
- After decades of working in HIV and Aids programmes in Tanzania, Dr Yeronimo Mlawa knows it too well why women are more prone to HIV infection than men. Recently, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released data showing that the adult HIV prevalence in the county was now higher among ...

Russia denies claims anyone can buy Interior Ministry database after man turns to European court

Russia denies claims anyone can buy Interior Ministry database after man turns to European court
- Deputy Justice Minister Mikhail Galperin stated that the MIA databases do not actually have data on the HIV status of defendants. This means that the base bought in the market cannot be considered genuine, Galperin said. The Justice Ministry has registered no unauthorized access to the databases of ...

Vitamin D deficiency and periodontal clinical attachment loss in HIV seropositive women

Vitamin D deficiency and periodontal clinical attachment loss in HIV seropositive women
- The hypothesized positive relationship between low vitamin D (VitD) serum levels and the severity of periodontal disease in HIV-infected women was gauged in this trial. Findings revealed VitD deficiency to be positively related to higher mean clinical attachment loss (mCAL).

The Trump Budget's Effect on HIV: Unimaginably Bad

The Trump Budget's Effect on HIV: Unimaginably Bad
- Just as cutting funding for effective tuberculosis programs led to resurgent TB infections and multidrug-resistant TB, this budget, by targeting effective public health programs and access to health care, will lay the ground for increases in new HIV infections and a resurgence of HIV-related illness and ...



Risk Networks Recruiting Effective in Detecting Undiagnosed Patients with HIV

Risk Networks Recruiting Effective in Detecting Undiagnosed Patients with HIV
- Identifying and interviewing risk networks of individuals who may be infected with HIV using the Transmission Reduction Intervention Project (TRIP) is an effective, low-cost and feasible approach for identifying undiagnosed positives among individuals who are at-risk for infection, as reported by a study ...

Cannabis use potentially reduces inflammation, immune activation in patients with HIV

Cannabis use potentially reduces inflammation, immune activation in patients with HIV
- A recent study determined an association between heavy cannabis use and a potentially beneficial reduction in systemic inflammation and immune activation in patients with HIV. Nichole R. Klatt, PhD , assistant professor in the department of pharmaceutics at the University of Washington School of ...

AIDS Flagship project launched in Myanmar HIV diagnostics market

AIDS Flagship project launched in Myanmar HIV diagnostics market
- In the light of the rising cases of HIV, the Global New Light of Myanmar has apparently introduced an HIV/AIDS Flagship program in the regional HIV diagnostics market. If sources are to be believed, this project is slated to be implemented across regions that have earlier depicted the highest rate of HIV ...

Why Is Fortune Magazine Honoring Antigay Companies Like Publix?

Why Is Fortune Magazine Honoring Antigay Companies Like Publix?
- Just a few weeks ago, Publix came under scrutiny because it refused to offer employees health insurance that would cover pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), a drug regimen administered to prevent transmission of HIV, which is a proven response to one of the most pressing public health crises in the ...

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