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August 28, 2015

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Today's Featured Report

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Sleep Disturbance in a Large HIV-Infected Adult Population.
Allavena C, Guimard T, Billaud E,  et al
AIDS Behav. 2015 Aug 14


HIV-Associated Sleep Disorders

Disease Management Update
  Predicting Risk of End-Stage Liver Disease in Antiretroviral-Treated Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients.
Lo Re V 3rd, Kallan MJ, Tate JP, et al 
Open Forum Infect Dis
. 2015 Jul 9;2(3):ofv109.

HIV/HCV Coinfection

Drug Update
Effect of isoniazid preventive therapy on tuberculosis or death in persons with HIV: a retrospective cohort study
Ayele HT, van Mourik MS, Bonten MJ.

BMC Infect Dis
. 2015 Aug 13;15:334.

Isoniazid (HIV/TB Indications)
Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Comparison of Rapid Point-of-Care Tests for Detection of Antibodies to Hepatitis C Virus.
Fisher DG, Hess KL, Erlyana E, et al
Open Forum Infect Dis
. 2015 Jul 7;2(3):ofv101.

Marginalized Update
  Adapting an evidence-based intervention for HIV to avail access to testing and risk-reduction counseling for female victims of sexual violence in post-earthquake Haiti.
Rahill GJ, Joshi M, Hernandez A.
. 2015 Aug 17:1-7


Battered Women

US Update
  Completeness of HIV reporting on death certificates for Floridians reported with HIV infection, 2000-2011.
Trepka MJ, Sheehan DM, Fennie KP, et al
AIDS Care. 2015 Aug 14:1-6

HIV Infection/Disease
Global Update
  Re-thinking HIV-Related Stigma in Health Care Settings: A Qualitative Study. [Canada]
Gagnon M.
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2015 Jul 29.


HIV Infection/Disease

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Advances in supportive care and symptoms management in patients with GI malignancies
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