Citations with the tag: HIV infections -- Prevention
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- A validated stigma scale measures decreased HIV-related stigma among men in a Communitybased HIV prevention services program in rural Maharashtra, India.
Dyalchand, Ashok // Retrovirology; 2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, p1
An abstract of the article "A Validated Stigma Scale Measures Decreased HIV-Related Stigma Among Men in a Community-Based HIV Prevention Services Program in Rural Maharashtra, India," by Ashok Dyalchand is presented.
- Creating a supportive environment is very important to reduce STI, HIV/AIDS and infectious disease.
Islam, SM Rezaul // Retrovirology; 2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, p1
An abstract of the article "Creating a supportive environment is very important to reduce STI, HIV/AIDS and infectious disease," by S.M. Rezaul Islam is presented.
- Saying `no' to HIV prevention.
Islam, SM Rezaul // AIDS Patient Care & STDs; May98, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p339
Presents information on needle and syringe exchange programs. Information on the purposes of the programs; Comments from Donna Shalala, the secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS); Details on comments from Scott Hitt, chairman of the President's Advisory Council on Human Immunodeficiency...
- Designing Effective HIV Prevention Strategies for Female Street Sex Workers.
El-Bassel, Nabila; Witte, Susan // AIDS Patient Care & STDs; Aug98, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p599
Presents information on developing effective human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention programs for female street sex workers, highlighting interviews with two street sex workers. Common occurrences in the lives of street sex workers; What is ignored by most HIV programs; Interviews...
- Combination of Ritonavir and Saquinavir Reduces HIV Viral Load.
Cohen, Calvin J. // American Family Physician; 11/15/96, Vol. 54 Issue 7, p2288
Focuses on a results of multicenter, randomized study of 136 patients with human immunodefidiency virus (HIV) infection which indicate that the combination of two protease inhibitors, ritonavir & saquinavir, reduces the HIV viral load. How the study was conducted to patients.
- Couples and condoms.
Cohen, Calvin J. // Drug Topics; 8/22/94, Vol. 138 Issue 16, p8
No abstract available.
- Progress in efforts to prevent the spread of HIV infection among youth.
Moore, J.R.; Daily, L. // Public Health Reports; Nov/Dec91, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p678
Discusses a program launched by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in 1987 to help schools and other agencies that serve youth to provide effective health education to prevent the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Percentage of persons reported with acquired immunodeficiency...
- Increasing the involvement of national and regional racial and ethnic minority organizations in...
Holman, P.B.; Jenkins, W.C. // Public Health Reports; Nov/Dec91, Vol. 106 Issue 6, p687
Comments on a five year grant program initiated by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in 1988 of HIV prevention efforts by national racial and ethnic minority organizations and regional consortia of racial and ethnic minority organizations. Number of organizations receiving first year...
- Development and use of role model stories in a community level HIV risk reduction intervention.
Corby, Nancy H.; Enguidanos, Susan M. // Public Health Reports; 1996 Supplement, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p55
Describes a theory-based HIV prevention intervention implemented for the development and testing of a community-level intervention to reduce AIDS risk among historically underserved groups in the United States. Development of role model stories; Description of at-risk population; Increasing the...
- Methodological issues in evaluating HIV prevention community planning.
Holtgrave, David R.; Harrison, Janet // Public Health Reports; 1996 Supplement, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p108
Discusses methodological issues in evaluating HIV prevention community planning in the United States. Effective management of the community planning process; Evaluation goals and methods; Informal assessment of barriers and facilitating factors.
- Promising news on the research front.
Hilgers, Laura // Shape; Sep96, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p78
Reports on promising developments on the AIDS/HIV research front. Food and Drug Administration's approval of two HIV-fighting drugs, indinavir sulfate and ritonavir; Expected approval of a new HIV test.
- Attack on AIDS.
Fleming Jr., Harris // Drug Topics; 7/6/98, Vol. 142 Issue 13, p60
Examines the efforts of drugstore chains in their fight against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the United States. Efforts of StatScript Pharmacy and Walgreen Company to fight HIV; Comments from Walgreens national director-pharmacy operations Phil Burgess.
- Prospects for AIDS vaccine dwindle.
Fleming Jr., Harris // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal; 1994, Issue 68, p4
Reports on the research being conducted to find a vaccine that can stimulate the body to produce antibodies capable of fighting off an infection of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Decrease in optimism on the result of tests.
- Alcohol use and risk for HIV infection.
Strunin, Lee; Hingson, Ralph // Alcohol Health & Research World; 1993, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p35
Discusses alcohol use and the risk for HIV infection. The assertion that alcohol use may increase the likelihood of HIV infection by decreasing the likelihood of condom use during intercourse; Recommendation that both HIV prevention programs and alcohol education programs should warn about the...
- An epidemic like any other? Rights and responsibilities in HIV prevention.
Danziger, Renee // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 4/27/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7038, p1083
Discusses the clinical, epidemiological and social changes involved in the approach to HIV prevention worldwide. Factors contributing to `normalization' of AIDS; Growing recognition of social responsibility in AIDS prevention; Rights and responsibilities in HIV prevention.
- Expanding the pediatrician's role in HIV prevention for adolescents.
DiClemente, Ralph J.; Brown, Larry K. // Clinical Pediatrics; Apr94, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p235
Focuses on expanding pediatricians' role in HIV prevention for adolescents. Promotion of healthy behavior change for patients; Improving the skills of pediatricians; Recommendations for pediatricians.
- Bloody sports.
DiClemente, Ralph J.; Brown, Larry K. // New Scientist; 2/12/94, Vol. 141 Issue 1912, p11
Reports on a proposal by the French National Academy of Medicine for compulsory testing for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among athletes taking part in violent sports involving physical contact and bleeding injuries. Minimal risk of transmission; Only known case documented in sports.
- Study released on AIDS vaccine results from Thailand.
DiClemente, Ralph J.; Brown, Larry K. // AIDS Alert; Dec2009, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p139
No abstract available.
- Making the effort count.
King-Spooner, Simon // New Scientist; 03/21/98, Vol. 157 Issue 2126, p50
Focuses on ways of preventing the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Targeting of uninfected masses; Reason why HIV-positive people would respond to a greater preventive effort; Prevalence of characteristics of high-risk groups.
- After a needlestick: New HIV guidelines.
King-Spooner, Simon // Patient Care; 7/15/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 12, p12
Reports on the updating of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) guidelines on chemoprophylaxis for needlestick or other possible occupational exposure to HIV. Recommendation of postexposure prophylaxis; Option regimens; Assessment of the toxicity of the regimens.
- HIV prevention bill could harm existing public health efforts.
King-Spooner, Simon // Nation's Health; Sep96, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p4
Reports on the opposition of the American Public Health Association (APHA) and other health groups to a proposed legislation aimed at HIV prevention. Provisions for partner notification and HIV testing of sexual offenders; Alleged implications of the bill for current prevention and control...
- HIV testing and HIV prevention in Sweden.
Danziger, Renee // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 01/24/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7127, p293
Focuses on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing as a means of HIV prevention in Sweden. Effectiveness of HIV testing in Sweden; Assumption concerning Sweden's use of HIV testing as a prevention method; Reference to the Communicable Diseases Act of 1988.
- Commentary: Promoting testing is no substitute for recognising risk.
Gill, Noel // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 01/24/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7127, p295
Presents a commentary to the article `HIV Testing and HIV Prevention in Sweden,' by Renee Danziger. Belief that human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing is not a substitute for other methods of HIV prevention.
Kemeny, Mike; Peakman, Mark // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 02/21/98, Vol. 316 Issue 7131, p600
Presents some discoveries in immunology, focusing on subjects in which the frontiers of basic immunological research are shaping up to give rise to clinical applications in the next decade. Mechanisms of resistance to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection; Interaction of genes and...
- Science commentary: Vaginal viricides--another way to tackle HIV transmission.
Kemeny, Mike; Peakman, Mark // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 10/17/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7165, p1053
Comments on the therapeutic use of vaginal viricides as protection from the transmission of HIV infections. Information on viricides; Details on a study conducted on the gel.
- Condom success.
Kemeny, Mike; Peakman, Mark // New Scientist; 8/10/96, Vol. 151 Issue 2042, p13
Reports on the success of the information campaign for the use of condoms in preventing HIV infection in Thailand launched by the government in 1990.
- Universal precautions for the otolaryngologist: Techniques and equipment for minimizing exposure...
Murr, Andrew H.; Lee, Kelvin C. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal; May95, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p338
Discusses techniques and equipment used to minimize the risk of HIV infections. Awareness of the modes of HIV transmission; Proper disposal of contaminated materials; Hand washing and use of protective clothing; Sterilization of equipment; Provision of continuing education and orientation to...
- Perceived versus actual condom skills among clients as sexually transmitted disease clinics.
Langer, Lilly M.; Zimmerman, Rick S. // Public Health Reports; Sep/Oct94, Vol. 109 Issue 5, p683
Describes a study to investigate whether individual self-reports of perceived ability to use a condom correctly correlated with the actual ability to do so. Discussion of efforts to prevent the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Findings.
- Community-based HIV prevention in presumably underserved...
Langer, Lilly M.; Zimmerman, Rick S. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 2/21/1997, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p152
Assesses the prevalence of high-risk behaviors for HIV infection, the acceptance of HIV counseling and testing, and HIV seropositivity in such populations in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Results of a study conducted by the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment.
- HIV Prevention for Intimate Couples: A Relationship-Based Model.
El-Bassel, Nabila; Witte, Susan S.; Gilbert, Louisa; Sormanti, Mary; Moreno, Claudia; Pereira, Leslie; Elam, Elizabeth; Steinglass, Peter // Families, Systems & Health: The Journal of Collaborative Family ; Winter2001, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p379
Presents a relationship-based HIV intervention administered to heterosexual couples in the United States. Conceptual framework of the intervention; Methodology of the intervention; Implication of the project to the practice and policy making for HIV interventions.
El-Bassel, Nabila; Witte, Susan S.; Gilbert, Louisa; Sormanti, Mary; Moreno, Claudia; Pereira, Leslie; Elam, Elizabeth; Steinglass, Peter // Advocate; 1/26/93, Issue 621, p25
Reports on the plan to establish a state-subsidized needle-exchange program in Indiana to prevent HIV transmission.
El-Bassel, Nabila; Witte, Susan S.; Gilbert, Louisa; Sormanti, Mary; Moreno, Claudia; Pereira, Leslie; Elam, Elizabeth; Steinglass, Peter // Advocate; 1/26/93, Issue 621, p32
Reports that health researchers in Rwanda are curbing the spread of HIV by focusing educational efforts on young women.
- MINISTER: MONEY WON'T SOLVE HIV EPIDEMIC.
El-Bassel, Nabila; Witte, Susan S.; Gilbert, Louisa; Sormanti, Mary; Moreno, Claudia; Pereira, Leslie; Elam, Elizabeth; Steinglass, Peter // BOYZ; 11/10/2011, Issue 1054, p55
The article offers information on a report published in September 2011 that warned the government that not enough money was being spent on HIV prevention and also described the efforts to tackle the growing epidemic.
- Draft recommendations for prevention of opportunistic infections in HIV-infected persons.
El-Bassel, Nabila; Witte, Susan S.; Gilbert, Louisa; Sormanti, Mary; Moreno, Claudia; Pereira, Leslie; Elam, Elizabeth; Steinglass, Peter // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 11/11/1994, Vol. 43 Issue 44, p821
Announces the availability of a draft document of recommendations for the prevention of opportunistic infections in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons. Agencies responsible for the preparation of the draft document; Contact information.
- Changes in Sexual Behavior and a Decline in HIV Infection among Young Men in Thailand.
Nelson, Kenrad E.; Celentano, David D.; Eiumtrakol, Sakol; Hoover, Donald R.; Beyrer, Chris; Suprasert, Somboon; Kuntolbutra, Surinda; Khamboonruang, Chirasak // New England Journal of Medicine; 8/1/96, Vol. 335 Issue 5, p297
Background: In Thailand the epidemic of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is of recent origin. Because of the high seroprevalence of HIV among sex workers, the Ministry of Public Health began a program in 1990 and 1991 to promote the use of condoms during commercial sex. We evaluated...
- The March of AIDS through Asia.
Weniger, Bruce G.; Brown, Tim // New England Journal of Medicine; 8/1/96, Vol. 335 Issue 5, p343
Editorial. Focuses on an article by Nelson and colleagues in the August 1, 1996 issue of the `New England Journal of Medicine,' dealing with attempts to control the rapid epidemic of HIV infection in Thailand. The AIDS pandemic in Thailand; Sex workers in Asia and the double standard of sexual...
- AIDS update.
Weniger, Bruce G.; Brown, Tim // Men's Health (10544836); Mar97, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p54
Presents information regarding AIDS prevention. How exercise eases depression; How polyurethane condoms differ from the latex variety; Major trial of nitazoxanide (NTZ), a drug that fights the cryptosporidium parasite but can cause diarrhea; Treatment for Kaposi's sarcoma.
Weniger, Bruce G.; Brown, Tim // Advocate; 7/2/91, Issue 580, p31
Reports on Maine police's warning that AIDS activists who seek to prevent HIV transmission by distributing clean intravenous needle to drug users will be arrested.
- Ill. Senate votes to let people buy syringes.
Weniger, Bruce G.; Brown, Tim // Gay & Lesbian Times; 4/3/2003, Issue 797, p31
Reports on the vote made by the Illinois Senate to allow people to buy needles and syringes without a prescription in an effort to reduce HIV transmission among drug users.
- Accomplishments in HIV prevention science: implications for stemming the epidemic.
Valdiserri, Ronald O; Ogden, Lydia L; McCray, Eugene // Nature Medicine; Jul2003, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p881
The past two decades have witnessed substantial advances in the science of preventing H IV infection. Although important issues remain and there is a need for continuing research, arguably the biggest challenge in preventing HIV transmission is the full implementation of existing preventive...
- HIV blocker.
Glaser, Vicki // Nature Biotechnology; Feb2001, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p99
Focuses on a study published online on January 11, 2001 in the periodical 'Science' which suggests the use of artificial protein 5-Helix to prevent HIV infection. Process of working of the protein; Scientist who has developed the protein.
- Using community strength in HIV prevention strategies.
Wakasiaka, Sabina // African Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health; Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p109
The author reflects on the issues regarding HIV prevalence in various countries in Africa which include Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia. The author says that HIV is more prevalent in women than men, which can be associated to earlier age of girls having sexual intercourse than boys. Moreover, she...
- Funds allocated to combat increase in HIV infection rates.
Wakasiaka, Sabina // Primary Health Care; Sep2012, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p7
No abstract available.
Wakasiaka, Sabina // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 10/15/2010, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p995
A correction to the article "Rethinking prevention of HIV type 1 infection" that was published in the September 15, 2010 issue is presented.
- POSITIVELY ENGAGED.
NICHOLS, JEROME STUART // Between the Lines (10807551); 11/8/2012, Issue 2045, p16
The article offers information on the event World AIDS Day Detroit (WADD) 2012 to be held on December 1, 2012 in Michigan to raise funds for creating awareness HIV prevention.
- Primary care physicians and their HIV prevention practices.
Kerr, Sandra H.; Valdiserri, Roland O. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs; Aug96, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p227
Stresses the vital role of primary care physicians on HIV prevention through deliberate risk-assessment measures and risk-reduction counseling. Initiation of the study by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Relationship of the predictor variables to physician's history-taking practices;...
- Targeting HIV prevention message to specific groups was key to San Francisco's success.
Makulowich, Gail S. // AIDS Patient Care & STDs; Dec96, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p385
Reports on the target of HIV prevention message to specific group in San Francisco, California. Encouragement of group proposals to form coalitions; Ways of HIV prevention campaign.
- In Appreciation of Elizabeth Taylor.
Mayer, Kenneth // AIDS Patient Care & STDs; Dec2011, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p701
An obituary for movie star and philanthropist Dame Elizabeth Taylor, who was a great contributor to the fight against AIDS, is presented.
- Prevention interventions for HIV positive individuals.
DiClemente, R.J.; Wingood, G.M.; del Rio, C.; Crosby, R.A. // Sexually Transmitted Infections; Dec2002, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p393
Editorial. Comments on the focus of HIV prevention initiatives on encouragement of harm reduction behavior in Great Britain. Test of a number of behavioral interventions; Decrease of HIV-associated mortality; Reasons for the design and implementation of sexual risk reduction prevention programs.
- CAN A PILL PREVENT HIV?
Ren, Pega // Xtra West (Vancouver); 1/29/2009, Issue 403, p16
The article provides an answer to a question on the effectiveness of a pill to prevent an individual from getting HIV infection.