Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: HIV http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/hiv/condition-rss HIV en-us Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:28:42 UTC Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:28:42 UTC 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 Does ART Provide a Way for HIV-Mixed Status Couples to Conceive? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/does-art-provide-a-way-for-hivmixed-status-couples-to-conceive For HIV-mixed status couples attempting conception, prior effective antiretroviral therapy (ART) can profoundly reduce the risk of sexual transmission of the disease, according to a report published in the <em>Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report</em>.&nbsp; 8:00 AM, Thu August 24, 2017 HIV in Youth: Another Area for Cultural Competence http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/hiv-in-youth-another-area-for-cultural-competence Adolescents and young adults aged 13 to 24 years old are particularly vulnerable to HIV infection, representing 21% of newly infected individuals in most recent data. 11:14 AM, Mon August 21, 2017 Aging HIV Population Often Overlooked http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/aging-hiv-population-often-overlooked Prior studies suggest that as many as two-thirds of all older HIV-positive Americans have experienced stigma due to the disease and their age. 8:00 AM, Wed August 16, 2017 Could Home-Based HIV Test Kits Help Curb the Epidemic? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/could-homebased-hiv-test-kits-help-curb-the-epidemic According to new findings, home-based HIV testing kits could be an effective strategy to reach individuals who have never been tested. 7:00 AM, Mon August 14, 2017 Research to Examine Impact of HIV on Immune System of Infants In Utero http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/research-to-examine-impact-of-hiv-on-immune-system-of-infants-in-utero The investigators hope the study leads to earlier HIV testing and related prenatal care. 11:01 AM, Sun August 13, 2017 Pharmaceutical Care Visits Improve Outcomes in Patients with HIV http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/hiv/pharmaceutical-care-visits-improve-outcomes-in-patients-with-hiv HIV continues to be a global problem, and researchers from Brazil have joined the growing chorus of voices in emphasizing that pharmacist involvement in care for patients with HIV improves outcomes. 10:37 AM, Thu August 3, 2017