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Today's Featured Report
 

Mitochondrial injury and cognitive function in HIV infection and methamphetamine use.
Var SR, Day TR, Vitomirov A, Smith DM, et al
AIDS. 2016 Jan 23.


HIV-Associated Cognitive Disorders

 

 
Disease Management Update
  Recent Progress in the Development of HIV-1 Protease Inhibitors for the Treatment of HIV/AIDS.
Ghosh AK, Osswald HL, Prato G.
J Med Chem. 2016 Jan 22.

 

HIV Protease Inhibitors .

 
Drug Update
  Efficacy and safety of daclatasvir and asunaprevir combination therapy in chronic hemodialysis patients with chronic hepatitis
C.
Suda G, Kudo M, Nagasaka A, et al
J Gastroenterol. 2016 Jan 14




Daclatasvir
 
Diagnostic/Monitoring Update
 

Systematic review: Comparison of Xpert MTB/RIF, LAMP and SAT methods for the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis.
Yan L, Xiao H, Zhang Q.
Tuberculosis (Edinb). 2016 Jan;96:75-86.

 

 

 

 
Marginalized Update
  Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among HIV+ men who have sex with men: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Jordan AE, Perlman DC, Neurer J, et al

Int J STD AIDS
. 2016 Jan 28.


 

MSM

 
US Update
  A Tailored Approach to Launch Community Coalitions Focused on Achieving Structural Changes: Lessons Learned From a HIV Prevention Mobilization Study.
Chutuape KS, Willard N, Walker BC,  et al
J Public Health Manag Pract. 2015 Nov-Dec;21(6):546-555.

 

HIV Infection/Disease

 
Global Update
  Comparison of subjective and objective adherence measures for pre-exposure prophylaxis against HIV infection among serodiscordant couples in East Africa.
Musinguzi N, Muganzi CD, Boum Y 2nd, et al
AIDS. 2016 Jan 16.

 

HIV Infection/Disease

 
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Doctors raise concern over drug resistance in HIV patients
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