Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: HIV http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/hiv/condition-rss HIV en-us Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:05:16 UTC Tue, 12 Dec 2017 02:05:16 UTC Twenty-One Million HIV Patients Now Have Access to Antiretroviral Therapy http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/twentyone-million-hiv-patients-now-have-access-to-antiretroviral-therapy Nearly 21 million individuals with HIV had access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) in June 2017 compared to 685,000 HIV-positive patients in 2000.&nbsp; 10:47 AM, Fri December 1, 2017 Time to HIV Diagnosis Improving, But Many Still Unaware of Infection Status http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/time-to-hiv-diagnosis-improving-but-many-still-unaware-of-infection-status Americans are getting tested and diagnosed with HIV sooner after infection, according to a recently-published CDC <em>Vital Signs</em> report. 3:07 PM, Wed November 29, 2017 First Complete 2-Drug HIV Regimen Gets FDA OK http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/infectious-disease/first-complete-2drug-hiv-regimen-gets-fda-ok- Juluca is indicated as a complete therapy for patients with HIV-1.<br /> &nbsp; 3:12 PM, Tue November 21, 2017 Monitoring the Gut Microbiome in Patients with HIV http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/monitoring-the-gut-microbiome-in-patients-with-hiv &quot;Gut microbiome&quot; is becoming a buzzword in the health care community. 8:00 AM, Mon November 13, 2017 Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV: Pharmacogenetic Considerations http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/antiretroviral-therapy-for-hiv-pharmacogenetic-considerations Pharmacists can expect to see considerably more information about the implications of pharmacogenetics for drug treatment in every disease state. 10:09 AM, Wed November 1, 2017 The Aging HIV Population: Tools to Monitor Medication http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/the-aging-hiv-population-tools-to-monitor-medication With the aging of the HIV-positive population and the necessity of using multiple medications &ndash; many of which have significant potential for drug interactions &ndash; it&#39;s important to look for ways that we can minimize risk for this population. 10:22 AM, Wed October 25, 2017 CDC: Gaps in Care Retention Noted Among Children with HIV http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/cdc-gaps-in-care-retention-noted-among-children-with-hiv The National HIV Surveillance System tracks retention in care for adults diagnosed with HIV, but does not include children in its assessment. 8:00 AM, Tue October 10, 2017 Applying the Principles of Antimicrobial Stewardship to HIV http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/applying-the-principles-of-antimicrobial-stewardship-to-hiv 2:31 PM, Thu October 5, 2017 Bictegravir Combo Treatment Non-inferior to Boosted Protease Inhibitors in HIV? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/bictegravir-combo-treatment-noninferior-to-boosted-protease-inhibitors-in-hiv A fixed-dose combination of bictegravir and&nbsp;emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide (BIC/FTC/TAF) was non-inferior to&nbsp;boosted protease inhibitor (bPI)-based regimens in virologically suppressed adults with HIV, according to a recently-published phase 3 study.&nbsp; 2:26 PM, Thu October 5, 2017 Meeting National HIV/AIDS Strategy Goals Could Save 200k Lives http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/meeting-national-hivaids-strategy-goals-could-save-200k-lives Achieving National HIV/AIDs target goal could prevent an estimated 200,000 deaths over 20 years, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases.&nbsp; 2:12 PM, Thu October 5, 2017 Daily Coffee Consumption Boosts Survival in HIV/HCV Patients? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/daily-coffee-consumption-boosts-survival-in-hivhcv-patients Coffee drinking can cut down risk of all-cause mortality in patients with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) by half, according to a 5-year study published in the <em>Journal of Hepatology.</em> 9:34 AM, Wed September 27, 2017 Living with HIV after 50: Know Patient Statistics http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/living-with-hiv-after-50-know-patient-statistics As HIV becomes a disease of older Americans, it is time for all health care professionals to recognize the age-associated comorbidities unique to this population. 12:54 PM, Mon September 25, 2017 Thalidomide: A New Niche in HIV? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/thalidomide-a-new-niche-in-hiv In recent years, thalidomide and similar molecular entities have reentered the clinical milieu and have been approved for several indications. 8:00 AM, Thu September 21, 2017 US Details Plan to Accelerate Progress Toward HIV Prevention http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/us-details-plan-to-accelerate-progress-toward-hiv-prevention In Lesotho, more than 67% of all HIV-positive adults ages 15-59 have been able to achieve viral load suppression.&nbsp; 10:56 AM, Wed September 20, 2017 FDA Approves Oral Granules for the Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis in Adult Women http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/fda-approves-oral-granules-for-the-treatment-of-bacterial-vaginosis-in-adult-women The FDA approval of this 5-nitroimidazole antimicrobial agent was supported by 2 studies of women with BV and an open label safety study, which found efficacy for single-dose secnidazole 2 g. 12:31 PM, Mon September 18, 2017 2017 Guidelines for Chronic Pain Management in Patients with HIV http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/2017-guidelines-for-chronic-pain-management-in-patients-with-hiv 12:11 PM, Mon September 18, 2017 5 of the Top Recently-Published Articles on HIV http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/5-of-the-top-recentlypublished-articles-on-hiv Annually, the <em>Journal of Pharmacy Practice</em> publishes a list of the most significant publications covering infectious disease pharmacotherapy from the previous year. 11:41 AM, Thu September 14, 2017 Liver Fibrosis Accelerated in Menopausal Women with HIV, HCV Co-Infection http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/liver-fibrosis-accelerated-in-menopausal-women-with-hiv-hcv-coinfection- After adjusting for chronological age, the findings showed liver fibrosis was accelerated during peri-menopause compared with pre-menopause. 11:01 AM, Sat September 9, 2017 More Medications Means Changes to HIV Treatment Guidelines http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/more-medications-means-changes-to-hiv-treatment-guidelines The&nbsp;HIV&nbsp;treatment&nbsp;update&nbsp;includes&nbsp;more&nbsp;considerations&nbsp;for&nbsp;<br /> coinfected&nbsp;patients&nbsp;and&nbsp;pregnant&nbsp;women&nbsp;than&nbsp;the&nbsp;previously&nbsp;published&nbsp;2011&nbsp;guidelines.&nbsp; 10:22 AM, Tue September 5, 2017 Innovative Prevention Program Aims to Combat Opioid-Induced HIV, HCV Epidemics http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/innovative-prevention-program-aims-to-combat-opioidinduced-hiv-hcv-epidemics The program is a combination of research, health care services, and community involvement in harm reduction strategies. 2:12 PM, Sat August 26, 2017