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Popping Pills to Pushing Needles: Researchers Look at Prescription Opioid Abuse Among Young Adults in NYC

The study, “Injection and Sexual HIV/HCV Risk Behaviors Associated with Nonmedical Use of Prescription Opioids Among Young Adults in New York City, published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment (JSAT) explores within a social context the drug-use and sexual experiences of young adult (ages 18-32) nonmedical PO users as they relate to risk for HIV and HCV transmission.

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African Medical Education Is Being Transformed by US Program, Journal Articles Report

Medical education in sub-Saharan Africa is being revitalized and expanded through a U.S.-funded effort that is dramatically increasing enrollment, broadening curricula, upgrading Internet access and providing cutting-edge skills labs and other technologies.

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African Medical Education Is Being Transformed by US Program, Journal Articles Report

Medical education in sub-Saharan Africa is being revitalized and expanded through a U.S.-funded effort that is dramatically increasing enrollment, broadening curricula, upgrading Internet access and providing cutting-edge skills labs and other technologies.

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Dissolvable Fabric Loaded with Medicine Might Offer Faster Protection Against HIV

University of Washington bioengineers have discovered a potentially faster way to deliver a topical drug that protects women from contracting HIV. Their method spins the drug into silk-like fibers that quickly dissolve when in contact with moisture, releasing higher doses of the drug than possible with other topical materials.

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HIV Care Corps

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Hopkins Assistant Professor Jason Farley and his crew chart a course toward a future where nurses lead HIV/AIDS care. Their vessel is now accepting first-class passengers.

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Heart and Sole

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Hopkins Nursing Magazine Summer 2014 issue features the innovative HIV and Master's Entry into Nursing curricula, faculty publications, efforts on patient safety, community building, and plenty of color.

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Mechanism Found for Development of Protective HIV Antibodies

Scientists at Duke Medicine have found an immunologic mechanism that makes broadly neutralizing antibodies in people who are HIV-1 infected.

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HIV Clinic-Based Audio Project Emphasizes the Power of Patient Voices

The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital VOICES project is the focus of the “A Piece of My Mind” column in the July 22 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The project uses contemporary technology to tap an ancient and powerful clinical tool—the patient’s own story—as a way to empower and inspire patients, teach empathy and improve health care.

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In a @JAMA_current Editorial, @msaagmd Talks About Treatment Costs for #HepC/HIV Coinfected Patients #AIDS2014

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) (Chemiluminescent Immunoassay)

Chemclin’s HIV kits are available for in-vitro qualitative determination of Antibody to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 and Type 2 (Anti-HIV 1+2) and P24 antigen of HIV in human serum or plasma by a sandwich chemiluminescent assay method.

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