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HIV Nursing 2017
by NHIVNA Admin, 2017-06-17 10:55

National Standards of Peer Support in HIV launched
by NHIVNA Admin, 2017-06-15 10:05

Advanced Nursing practice in HIV care: Guidelines for nurses, doctors, service providers and commissioners
by NHIVNA Admin, 2016-08-18 09:20

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Baseline CD4 count biggest factor in long-term immune system improvements after starting HIV therapy
by Michael Carter, 2017-12-14 07:00
Pre-treatment CD4 cell count is the most important factor in immune recovery following the initiation of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), according to the results of a large observation study published in HIV Medicine. The 7600 patients included in the analysis all had an estimated date of seroconversion. The average CD4 cell count six years

Progress on the 'Third 90' target is not a reliable guide to HIV transmission potential, South African study shows
by Keith Alcorn, 2017-12-13 07:20
Measuring the proportion of people with an undetectable viral load may be lulling health policymakers into a false sense of security in their efforts to control HIV transmission through comprehensive treatment, according to a new study from South Africa. Undetectable viral load has been adopted “as a proxy for ART [antiretroviral

People with HIV less likely to be prescribed key drugs to reduce cardiovascular risk
by Michael Carter, 2017-12-12 10:40
Physicians in the United States are less likely to prescribe key recommended medications for the prevention of cardiovascular disease to patients with HIV compared to HIV-negative individuals, according to research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.  Prescription rates for aspirin, antiplatelet medications and statins were markedly lower

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