CDC Report: Drug Costs Leading to Nonadherence in People With HIV

As per the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Americans pay 14% of their total prescription drug costs out from pocket every year, plus the United States spends more per capita on over the counter drugs compared to any other high-income country in the world. High expenses lead to a specific magnitude of... Continue Reading →

HIV’s Ties to Age-Related Illnesses

A brand new medical literature review has identified a roster of aging-related medical conditions linked to HIV. The researchers reviewed 20 studies that covered HIV’s potential link to 55 health outcomes. They found that four aging-related outcomes had a statistically significant association with HIV, in other words connection is not likely to have been driven by chance. Some of these are shortness of breath, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD, a chronic inflammatory lung disease that obstructs airflow towards the lungs), anemia and bone fractures. Two... Continue Reading →

Millions of people in the United States live with HIV

Although HIV/AIDS has mainly faded from the headlines, the disease continues to be infecting millions. When looking at the United States, about 1.1 million people age 13 and older are living with HIV, the virus which causes AIDS, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A decade ago, the sheer number of U.S.... Continue Reading →

HIV treatment may eliminates risk of passing on virus

The possibility of passing in the HIV virus is wholly eradicated by successful drugs treatment; a landmark study has revealed, in a substantial boost towards the prospects of ceasing the AIDS epidemic. Research of about 1,000 gay male couples with one partner with HIV who had taken antiretroviral therapy (ART) discovered no new cases of... Continue Reading →

Improved vaccinations against sexually transmitted infections

In a research study published today when looking at the Nature Communications, researchers from King's College London have shown how skin vaccination can generate protective CD8 T-cells which can be recruited into the genital tissues and might be used as a vaccination technique for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). One of the challenges in developing vaccines... Continue Reading →

How can medical providers help not to misreport a patient’s HIV status?

  How come some study volunteers misreport their HIV status to scientists? Maybe they misunderstood the conditions for incentive repayments or perhaps the concern itself, speculated the authors of recently available research on the subject. Alternatively, possibly the concerns are not phrased in a fashion that is not difficult for laypersons to comprehend, countered David... Continue Reading →

Twо Dіffеrеnt Pеорlе Wеrе Dіаgnоѕеd Wіth HIV Aftеr Gеttіng “Vаmріrе” Fасіаlѕ At A Sра

Thе аgеnсу іѕ іnvеѕtіgаtіng fоllоwіng thе HIV іnfесtіоnѕ thаt wеrе dеtесtеd іn twо сlіеntѕ оf VIP Sра whо rесеіvеd "vаmріrе" fасіаlѕ — а рrосеѕѕ іn whісh а реrѕоn'ѕ оwn blооd іѕ іnјесtеd іn thеіr fасе аѕ а mеаnѕ оf rеfrеѕhіng thеіr ѕkіn — bеtwееn Mаrсh аnd Sерtеmbеr 2018. Thе twо іndіvіduаlѕ wеrе fоund tо hаvе... Continue Reading →

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