Hiv care

First long-acting injectable approved for HIV PrEP – Consumer Health News

TUESDAY December 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) – The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved the first long-acting injectable treatment for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, which is given every two months and offers an alternative to drugs oral daily, the agency announced Monday. Apretude (cabotegravir prolonged-release suspension for injection) is …

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Patients with HIV are at higher risk of cardiac arrest: study | Health

A recent study looked at the risk of heart failure in people living with HIV and how that risk varies by age, sex, race and ethnicity. A new study has found that people living with HIV are at greater risk of developing heart failure than people without HIV. {{^ userSubscribe}} …

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Few inmates use flawed needle exchange program to protect against HIV: report

“The problem we have now is that there are so few participants. This suggests to me that there are probably still a lot of dirty needles out there and people are making bad choices because they are not convinced that the program the service has implemented is the right one …

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MedMira Announces Significant Reduction in Debt and

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, December 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Today, MedMira Inc. (MedMira) (TSXV: MIR) announces more than $ 5.23 million in funding to support corporate strategy of the company for the financial year 2022 by its main shareholder and parties. As part of the deal, MedMira receives a cash …

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HIV-positive man who unknowingly had sex with a minor in jail

A girl crouched down. (PHOTO: Getty Images) SINGAPORE – After his release from prison, a man who worked in an animal shelter trained a 14-year-old volunteer to be his apprentice and his girlfriend. The 41-year-old already had a four-year-old girlfriend and was infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), but …

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Costs and impact on HIV transmission of moving from a criminalization to a public health approach to injecting drug use in Eastern Europe and Central Asia: a modeling analysis

Fund The incidence of HIV is increasing in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, mainly due to injecting drug use. Coverage of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and opioid agonist therapy is suboptimal, with many people who inject drugs (PWID) being incarcerated. Our objective was to assess whether using the money saved through …

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Study: Medicaid expansion failed to boost critical hospital operations

A new study has found that hospitals covered by the Medicaid expansion have not seen improved quality scores or better staffing levels. Water quality issues, HIV / AIDS issues, poison gas, legal marijuana and many more are also in the news. Modern Healthcare: Medicaid Expansion Has Not Improved Critical Access …

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New VA study shows virtual visits for HIV patients to work

Like other providers, the VA has seen a significant and pandemic increase in virtual tours. In 2019, 27% of visits were virtual compared to 64% in 2020. The World Health Organization has long advocated for easier access and less time spent in health facilities for people living with HIV, and …

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World AIDS Day – ABC Columbia

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – To p.t. people gathered on the steps of South Carolina State House to raise awareness about HIV in honor of World AIDS Day. DHEC from South Carolina as well as other community organizations have encouraged people to stop the spread of HIV. Often times, HIV stigma …

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Improving access to health care is essential to reduce the incidence of HIV

Many patients living with HIV in rural areas of Africa do not receive regular treatment, despite recent efforts to increase access to health care across the continent. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati found that 28% of HIV-positive patients aged 15 and over in East and Southern Africa and 42% …

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