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July 29, 2016

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Today's Featured Report
 

Are religion and spirituality barriers or facilitators to treatment for HIV: a systematic review of the literature.
Medved Kendrick H.
AIDS Care. 2016 Jul 13:1-13




HIV Infection/Disease

 
Disease Management Update
 

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Frequencies of Circulating MAIT Cells Are Diminished in Chronic HCV, HIV and HCV/HIV Co-Infection and Do Not Recover during Therapy.
Spaan M, Hullegie SJ, Beudeker BJ, Kreefft K,
PLoS One. 2016 Jul 14;11(7):e0159243


HCV Infection/Disease   HIV/HCV Coinfection

 
Drug Update
  Spotlight on grazoprevir-elbasvir once-daily combination and its potential in the treatment of hepatitis C.
Suraweera D, Weeratunga AN, Saab S.
Drug Des Devel Ther. 2016 Jun 29;



Grazoprevir
 
Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
  Development and Validation of a Template-Independent Next-Generation Sequencing Assay for Detecting Low-Level Resistance-Associated Variants of Hepatitis C Virus.
Wei B, Kang J, Kibukawa M, Chen L
J Mol Diagn. 2016 Jul 6.




 
 
Marginalized Update
  Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Access Among Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)-Coinfected People Who Inject Drugs in Guangzhou, China: Implications for HCV Treatment Expansion.
Chu CE, Wu F, He X, Zhou K, et al 
Open Forum Infect Di
s
. 2016 Jun 24;3(2):ofw065.

 


IDUs

 
US Update
 
Challenges to HIV management among youth engaged in HIV care.
Shacham E, Estlund AL, Tanner AE, Presti R.
AIDS Care. 2016 Jul 11:1-8
 

HIV Infection/Disease
 
Global Update
 
Outcomes and factors associated with survival of patients with HIV/AIDS initiating antiretroviral treatment in Liangshan Prefecture, southwest of China: A retrospective cohort study from 2005 to 2013.
Zhang G, Gong Y, Wang Q, et al
|Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jul;95(27):e3969.


HIV Infection/Disease
 
Today's Video

Dr Kimberly Smith on the importance of including women in HIV research

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