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Nicotine metabolised at a faster rate among HIV-positive smokers – implications for quitting smoking

Nicotine metabolised at a faster rate among HIV-positive smokers – implications for quitting smoking
HIV-positive smokers metabolise nicotine at a significantly higher rate than HIV-negative individuals, investigators from the United States report in the ...

Sexually active women should be screened regularly for HPV

Sexually active women should be screened regularly for HPV
- If somebody has HIV, their immune system is very weak. Women who are HIV-positive should go for pap smear twice a year so that they know where ...

With new headquarters, AFAN positioned to serve community long-term

With new headquarters, AFAN positioned to serve community long-term
- For more than three decades, Aid for AIDS of Nevada has been providing services to the HIV-positive community when others shut their doors.

What does it mean to be HIV-undetectable or to have a suppressed viral load?

What does it mean to be HIV-undetectable or to have a suppressed viral load?
- With medication and technology, science is increasingly improving the lives of people living with HIV and reducing new infections.

A randomized placebo-controlled trial of low- vs moderate-dose vitamin D3 supplementation on ...

A randomized placebo-controlled trial of low- vs moderate-dose vitamin D3 supplementation on ...
- postmenopausal women with HIV, VitD supplementation at 3000 IU daily increased mean total 25-OHD levels, but there appeared no evidence of ...

HIV Diagnostics Market Trends Estimates High Demand by 2026

HIV Diagnostics Market Trends Estimates High Demand by 2026
- Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). As the name suggest, HIV diagnosis tests are ...

Sharp increase in HIV tests among men who have sex with men

Sharp increase in HIV tests among men who have sex with men
- As a key population disproportionally affected by HIV and sexually transmitted infections, the Me1st movement focuses on reaching as many HIV ...

2 incredible women living with HIV inspire South Africans with their story

2 incredible women living with HIV inspire South Africans with their story
- The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), if treated properly with the right medications can be maintained. There was a time when society shunned ...