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Newswise: Starting HIV Treatment in ERs May Be Key to Ending HIV Spread Worldwide

Article ID: 718995

Starting HIV Treatment in ERs May Be Key to Ending HIV Spread Worldwide

Johns Hopkins Medicine

In a follow-up study conducted in South Africa, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have evidence that hospital emergency departments (EDs) worldwide may be key strategic settings for curbing the spread of HIV infections in hard-to-reach populations if the EDs jump-start treatment and case management as well as diagnosis of the disease. A report on the findings was published in August in EClinicalMedicine.

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16-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Texas Biomed Researchers Pinpoint Why HIV Patients Are More Likely to Develop Tuberculosis

Article ID: 718896

Texas Biomed Researchers Pinpoint Why HIV Patients Are More Likely to Develop Tuberculosis

Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Tuberculosis and HIV – two of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases – are far worse when they occur together. Now, Texas Biomedical Research Institute researchers have pinpointed an important mechanism at work in this troubling health problem. And, their discovery could lead to a new mode of treatment for people at risk.

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12-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718756

HIV, Infectious Diseases Provider Organizations Call for In-patient Antiretroviral Stewardship

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), and the American Academy of HIV Medicine

the Infectious Diseases Society of America, its HIV Medicine Association and the American Academy of HIV Medicine call for the establishment of antiretroviral treatment stewardship programs in hospital settings to support appropriate use of the drugs, to avoid the use of medicines that are incompatible with patients’ regimens, and to avert the development of treatment-resistant HIV.

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10-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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5-Sep-2019 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718512

UC San Diego Receives Funding from Ending the HIV Epidemic Initiative

University of California San Diego Health

The San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) at University of California San Diego has been awarded planning grants to help the federal government achieve its goal of reducing the number of new HIV infections in the United States by 90 percent by 2030.

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5-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Texas Biomed Hires New Primate Center Researcher

Article ID: 718459

Texas Biomed Hires New Primate Center Researcher

Texas Biomedical Research Institute

The newest Professor at Texas Biomedical Research Institute, Mahesh Mohan, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D., is an HIV researcher who focuses on what happens at the sub-cellular level when a person is infected with the virus that causes AIDS.

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4-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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    28-Aug-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 717971

HIV-Positive New Yorkers Are Living Longer but Still Dying From Underlying Infection, Not Just From Old Age

NYU Langone Health

A review of the autopsy reports of 252 men and women who died of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in New York City between 1984 and 2016 reveals several long-term trends in combatting the epidemic.

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26-Aug-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Newswise: UC San Diego Health Performs First HIV-to-HIV Kidney Transplant in Region

Article ID: 718081

UC San Diego Health Performs First HIV-to-HIV Kidney Transplant in Region

University of California San Diego Health

For the first time in Southern California, surgeons at UC San Diego Health have transplanted the kidney of a deceased donor with HIV into a recipient with a pre-existing HIV infection. The procedure is part of an unprecedented multi-site national clinical trial.

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27-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717771

Journal Supplement Provides Valuable Resource to Support Diversity in the Field of Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

A new collection of articles highlighting the science and complexity of inclusion, diversity, access, and equity is now available online, part of an ongoing commitment to drive improvements within the field of infectious diseases and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). Published as a supplement to The Journal of Infectious Diseases (JID), the IDSA-sponsored collection includes articles written by both Society members and authors outside the field with deep knowledge and seasoned perspectives on these important issues.

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21-Aug-2019 12:15 PM EDT
Newswise: Vince Silenzio Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health

Article ID: 717776

Vince Silenzio Joins the Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers School of Public Health

The Rutgers School of Public Health is excited to announce that Vince Silenzio, MD, MPH, will be joining the department of urban-global public health as a professor in January 2020.

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21-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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