Assessing the impact of a food supplement on the nutritional status and body composition of HIV-infected Zambian women on ARVs
- Food Insecurity as a Barrier to Sustained Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence in Uganda. Weiser, Sheri D.; Tuller, David M.; Frongillo, Edward A.; Senkungu, Jude; Mukiibi, Nozmu; Bangsberg, David R. // PLoS ONE;2010, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p1
Background: Food insecurity is emerging as an important barrier to antiretroviral (ARV) adherence in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere, but little is known about the mechanisms through which food insecurity leads to ARV non-adherence and treatment interruptions. Methodology: We conducted...
- Revised guidelines for pregnant women. // AIDS Alert;Dec2007, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p141
The article discusses the changes in the "Public Health Service Task Force Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the United States" guidelines.
- From the Executive. Conradie, F. // Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine;Mar2013, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p4
The article reports that the South African Minister of Health Minister has announced two important strides for the national antiretroviral therapy (ART) programme including introduction of fixed-dose combinations (FDCs) and that all HIV-infected pregnant women will be given triple therapy.
- Early ART may lower frailty risk in those with HIV. // Infectious Disease News;Jan2013, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p39
The article reports on the study conducted in South Africa, which showed that the early introduction of antiretroviral therapy (ART) could reduce the risk for frailty in women population.
- NUMBER CRUNCH AND IT COUNTS. Mazzucchi, Steve // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Sep2004, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p58
Provides information on the Robi Nutrition Assistant device used to track calories, carbohydrates, proteins and fats in the body.
- Women, children and youth among top issues at world event. // Jackson Advocate;7/26/2012, Vol. 74 Issue 41, p1A
The article offers information on XIX International AIDS conference 2012,held in Washington in July 2012. It informs that among 34 million people with AIDS, half of them are women. According to an expert, the response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in emerging countries has brought some major...
- Vulval disease in HIV-positive women attending a tertiary vulval dermatology clinic over a five-year period. Dosekun, Olamide; Farrugia, Pippa; Lewis, Fiona; Sethi, Gulshan // International Journal of STD & AIDS;Oct2013, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p834
There is a paucity of data on vulval disease in HIV-infected women. We describe the spectrum of vulval disease in HIV-infected women attending a tertiary vulval dermatology referral centre over a five-year period. Seven vulval conditions were identified in 14 women. Most were attending for HIV...
- Hepatocellular Carcinoma in HIV-Infected Women: Two Case Reports. WESTBROOK, MICHELLE L.; GARG, SHIKHA; CHAPMAN, STACEY; CU-UVIN, SUSAN; TASHIMA, KAREN T.; TAYLOR, LYNN E. // Rhode Island Medical Journal;Jan2013, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p21
With the widespread availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), and increased life expectancy among HIV-infected individuals, liver-related mortality has emerged as the leading cause of non-AIDS-related death. The incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a sequela of...
- Psychosocial Characteristics of New York City HIV-Infected Women Before and After the Advent HAART. Siegel, Karolynn; Karus, Daniel; Dean, Laura // American Journal of Public Health;Jul2004, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p1127
Objectives. We compared level of psychosocial distress of HIV-infected women living in New York City before the advent of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) with level of psychosocial distress reported by women living with the disease after the use of HAART became widespread. Methods....