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Long-term TDF Exposure Elevates Renal Impairment Risk in HIV-infected Adults

There is growing evidence on tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF)-associated nephrotoxicity, however, its use in the management of HIV-1 infection is...

15 Feb, 2019

 
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Association of Cardio-metabolic Factors with Mortality among HIV Patients on ART in Malawi

A number of factors including chronic inflammation, immune activation, traditional risk factors and exposure to antiretroviral drugs are reported to...

12 Feb, 2019

 
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Epidemiology of Hypertension among HIV-positive versus HIV-negative Individuals in Senegal

Hypertension (HTN) is considered an important cause of morbidity and mortality among people living with HIV (PLHIV) in resource-limited settings. A...

11 Feb, 2019

 
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cART May Contribute to Development of MS in HIV-1-infected Patients, Reports a Recent Study

The effects of metabolic syndrome (MS) in HIV-1-infected patients on cardiovascular risk is poorly explored in sub-Saharan Africa. Recently, a cross...

11 Feb, 2019

 
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Key Trials

Safety and Efficacy of E/C/F/TAF vs E/C/F/TDF in Treatment Naïve HIV Patients

This trial compares the safety and efficacy of TAF vs TDF co-formulated with elvitegravir, cobicistat, and emtricitabine, for initial treatment of...

REALITY: Enhanced Antimicrobial Prophylaxis + ART Improves Survival in Advanced HIV Patients

This study compared the enhanced and standard antimicrobial prophylaxis treatment in patients with advanced HIV disease.

Pre-exposure Chemoprophylaxis with Oral FTC–TDF Prevents HIV Acquisition in Men Who have Sex with Men

Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Initiative (iPrEx) trial was a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy...

Partners PrEP Study: Oral TDF or TDF–FTC Significantly Reduces the Risk of HIV-1 Acquisition among Heterosexual Men and Women in Serodiscordant Relationships

The Partners PrEP Study is a double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase III clinical trial aimed to assess the safety and efficacy of oral PrEP for the...

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Nutshell Series 2: Tuberculosis Infection and Disease

Tuberculosis (TB) is the most common presenting illness and is one of the leading causes of death in people with HIV, particularly in low-income...

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Live Healthier, Live Longer

This publication features commonly asked questions by HIV patients regarding HIV therapy, drug side-effects, Do’s and Don’ts while on HIV treatment...

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This publication features common questions which arise in HIV patients mind regarding HIV, diagnosis, transmission, treatment and drug side effects...

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HIV - HCV Coinfection

This slide set covers the epidemiology, disease progression and management of HIV-HCV coinfection in the era of directly acting antivirals available...

 
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HIV - Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): Guidance on PrEP Use

PrEP is the use of an antiretroviral medication by HIV-negative individuals to prevent them from acquiring HIV. These slides give an overview on the...

 
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HIV- Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is the method of preventing exposures of HIV to blood and body fluids and it is considered to be the most important...

 
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Isoniazid Preventive Therapy in HIV Infection

HIV is the strongest risk factor for developing tuberculosis (TB) disease in those with latent or new Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection....

 
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Poll

Which is your preferred 3rd drug in a first-line regimen?
Efavirenz 600
67% (2 votes)
Efavirenz 400
0% (0 votes)
Dolutegravir
33% (1 vote)
Total votes: 3