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  • More Research called for into HIV and schistosomiasis coinfection in African children
    April 22, 2014 (MNT) - Researchers from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine have called for more research to be carried out into HIV and schistosomiasis coinfection in children in sub-Saharan Africa. In a paper in The Lancet Infectious Diseases LSTM's Professor Russell Stothard, working with colleagues in the department of Parasitology and researchers from Cape Western Reserve University, in Cleveland Ohio, University of Cambridge and the Royal Veterinary College…
  • HPV vaccine benefits HIV-positive women
    April 21, 2014 (MNT) - HIV-positive women respond well to a vaccine against the human papillomavirus (HPV), even when their immune system is struggling, according to newly published results of an international clinical trial. The study's findings counter doubts about whether the vaccine would be helpful, said the Brown University medical professor who led the study. Instead, the data support the World Health Organization's recommendation to vaccinate women with HIV.…
  • Sofosbuvir/ledipasvir produces early cure for 100% of HIV/HCV coinfected patients
    April 11, 2014 (Aidsmap) - Treatment for 12 weeks with a coformulation of sofosbuvir and ledipasvir led to sustained response for all HIV/HCV coinfected patients with genotype 1 hepatitis C followed for 12 weeks post-treatment, according to interim findings from the ERADICATE study presented Thursday at the 49th EASL International Liver Congress in London. Anu Osinusi from the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and colleagues tested a…
  • HIV/STI prevention: the double whammy of multiple sex partners and drinking
    April 11, 2014 (MNT) - The cartoon character Homer J. Simpson once said "Alcohol: The source of, and solution to, all of life's problems." The sage of the ubiquitous and fictional town of Springfield may have hit the nail on the head when it comes to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) counseling and prevention. The more you drink and/or the more sex partners you have, the less…
  • Nano-sized drug particles to expand HIV treatment further
    April 09, 2014 (Medical Xpress) - Research at the University of Liverpool could benefit millions of HIV patients in developing countries through a nano-technology programme aimed at making drug treatment more effective.The Liverpool programme to date has focused on developing nano-sized particles of antiretroviral drugs to increase their stability and absorption. However, a significant number of HIV treatments are not compatible with current technologies. Broaden the capabilities To address this,…

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  • Betengna Celebrates 7th Year Anniversary
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    Betengna Radio Diaries, the first radio diaries program in Ethiopia, celebrated its 7th year anniversary on September 30th, 2013 in the presence of its past diarists, members of the audience, radio station representatives and partner organizations. The program is implemented by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs (JHU∙CCP) Ethiopia's EXCELERATE project with support from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). "Betengna", which refers to a welcomed guest who often visits one's home, takes real life stories of people living with HIV into the homes of listeners and provides a unique insight into what it really means to be HIV positive in Ethiopia. The anniversary, which was commemorated to honor the diarists, opened with a welcoming speech by Betengna's first two diarists. The diarists, Hiwot and Sirak, talked about the challenges they faced as the first ones to tell their stories on public radio. They also expressed how proud they feel now to have withstood the challenges for others' benefit particularly for the subsequent diarists who would eventually share their stories. "From the…
    Written on Thursday, 28 November 2013 08:01 in The Inside Scoop 73 comments
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