J Virol 2016 10 12;90(19):8947. Epub 2016 Sep 12.
Department of Pathology, Immunology, and Laboratory Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
Bull Soc Pathol Exot 2020 ;113(3):298-305
Plan international Bénin, Cotonou, Bénin.
Transgender people are a population vulnerable to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) due to frequent adoption of risky sexual behaviours. To reorient prevention interventions in this population, this study aims to identify factors associated with high-risk sexual behaviours. It's a cross-sectional study. Read More
J King Saud Univ Sci 2021 Apr 15:101439. Epub 2021 Apr 15.
Research Center for Advanced Materials Science (RCAMS), King Khalid University,P.O. Box 9004, Abha 61413, Saudi Arabia.
By the end of year 2019, the new virus SARS-CoV-2 appeared, causing the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), and spread very fast globally. A continuing need for diagnostic tools is a must to contain its spread. Till now, the gold standard method, the reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), is the precise procedure to detect the virus. Read More
Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Apr;100(16):e25428
The Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications at the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health in the United States, Bethesda, Maryland.
Abstract: The objective of this paper is to determine the temporal trend of the association of 66 comorbidities with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection status among Medicare beneficiaries from 2000 through 2016.We harvested patient level encounter claims from a 17-year long 100% sample of Medicare records. We used the chronic conditions warehouse comorbidity flags to determine HIV infection status and presence of comorbidities. Read More
AIDS Res Ther 2021 Apr 20;18(1):13. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
Department of Psychology, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.
Background: The prevalence of disclosure of status to children living with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is low in most sub-Saharan African countries, leading to poor compliance and adverse psychological outcomes in these children. This study examined the influence of disclosure on health outcomes in children living with HIV and their caregivers.Methods: Using a cross-sectional design, 155 HIV-positive children between age 6-15 years and their caregivers were administered standardized questionnaires measuring adherence to medication, children's psychological well-being, caregiver burden, and caregivers' psychological health. Read More
BMC Womens Health 2021 Apr 20;21(1):164. Epub 2021 Apr 20.
Department of Global Health, African Cancer Institute, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, P.O. Box 241, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa.
Background: Cisplatin is a popular antineoplastic agent used to treat cervical cancer in women from low and middle-income countries. Cisplatin treatment is associated with ototoxicity, often resulting in hearing loss. In light of this, it is crucial to conduct baseline audiological assessments prior to treatment initiation in order to evaluate the extent of cisplatin-associated-ototoxicity. Read More