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David Rosenthal: Looking at the Future of HIV from Diagnosis to Cure
The treatment of HIV has improved by leaps and bounds since its first diagnosis but there is still much more work to be done.
In June of 2016 when nearly 50 people were killed in a shooting at an Orlando night club it brought the LGBT community to the forefront of the headlines. Even for people not at the club it raised concerns that they shared as an indirect affect of the tragic events.
Patients in general require individualized care, but this is especially important in certain patient populations like the LGBT community where they have different concerns from others in a variety of ways.
Patients of all ages at risk of contracting HIV can benefit from PrEP, including women according to recent studies.
Pre Exposure Prophylaxis, otherwise known as PrEP is a medication designed to help at risk patients avoid contracting HIV. While there are many potential benefits to this treatment it is not as widely available as some on the medical community might like.
University of Texas at Austin researchers appear to have developed a novel technique based on electrochemical collisions to selectively, rapidly, and sensitively detect single viruses in urine.
in December 2015, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changed a 30-year blood donation policy – but now, it may go back.
It was back in April that researchers from Georgetown University reported the first case of Alzheimer’s disease in a person living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Now the case report will be presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2016 in Toronto, Canada on July 27.
Philip J. Mease, MD, and John D. Reveille, MD, discuss the safety and efficacy of considering a new treatment for spondyloarthritis, specifically the use of IL-17 inhibition and methotrexate.

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