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HIV / AIDS NEWS - Page 13

Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of August 6, 2017
New research on Zika, cases of swine flu infections, parallels between Zika and HIV, a new warning sign of HIV infection, and an increase in cyclospora cayetanensis infections in United States make up the top 5 articles this week.
Can Home-Based Kits Increase HIV Testing in At-Risk Individuals?
Researchers from LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health finds that heterosexuals at-risk for HIV would use home-based testing kits and seek treatment if they receive a positive result.
Incomplete Viral Suppression Raises Death Risk in HIV Patients
The risk of mortality is elevated in HIV-positive individuals who have detectable levels of virus 6 months after beginning antiretroviral therapy.
Necrotizing Stomatitis as First Sign of HIV Infection
Researchers report a case of undiagnosed HIV infection that first presented as necrotizing ulcerative stomatitis.
Assessing Statin Use in HIV-Positive Patients Taking Protease Inhibitors
A recent study takes a closer look at statin use in HIV-positive patients who are taking protease inhibitors.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of July 30, 2017
New HIV drugs, vaccine regulations in France, correlations between intestinal viruses & type 1 diabetes, the susceptibility of Florida mosquitoes to transmit chikungunya, and an evaluation of the risk of hepatitis B reactivation in veterans on direct-acting antiviral therapy make up our Top 5 articles for the week of July 30, 2017.
HIV Infections in Migrants in Europe Often Acquired in Host Countries
A recent study showed that most migrants to European countries acquired their HIV infections in their host countries, particularly those from Latin America and the Caribbean.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for July 2017
The relationship between temperature and incidence of surgical site infections, progress towards an HIV vaccine, the cleanliness of your stethoscope, an explanation on how infection rates at Stanford Hospital are a canary in a coal mine, and an interactive visual map that depicts the HIV epidemic in the United States, make up the Top 5 news articles for the month of July 2017.
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