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February 06/07, 2016

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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
Suda G, Kudo M, Nagasaka A, et al
J Gastroenterol. 2016 Jan 14

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

. 2016 Jan 28.



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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