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HIV-Positive Patients Experience Frequent Headaches

HIV-Positive Patients Experience Frequent Headaches

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A large proportion of HIV-positive patients experience frequent headaches that often impact their quality of life.

Chronic Pain Management in Patients With HIV: New Guidelines

Chronic Pain Management in Patients With HIV: New Guidelines

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The HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Disease Society of America recommends that people living with HIV be screened for pain and offered both nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment options.

New WHO Recommendations for Managing HIV Drug Resistance

New WHO Recommendations for Managing HIV Drug Resistance

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The World Health Organization published new guidelines for managing HIV drug resistance in countries in which pretreatment HIV drug resistance to non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) is prevalent.

Pros and Cons of Early Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation

Pros and Cons of Early Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation

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Patients with HIV who underwent immediate ART saw significant decreases in bone mineral density; however, the benefits of beginning ART early outweigh the outcomes related to decreased BMD.

CBT to Reduce Substance Abuse, PTSD in Transgender Women With HIV

CBT to Reduce Substance Abuse, PTSD in Transgender Women With HIV

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A 12-week CBT program led to reductions in PTSD and substance abuse in transgender women with HIV.

Could the US AIDS Epidemic End by 2025?

Could the US AIDS Epidemic End by 2025?

If certain targets are met, the rate of new HIV infections may be down to 12,000 a year by 2025.

Capsaicin 8% Patch Effective on Nondiabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain

Capsaicin 8% Patch Effective on Nondiabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain

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Results from the ASCEND study recently published in BioMed Central Neurology indicate that an 8% capsaicin patch is effective in relieving peripheral neuropathic pain resulting from a wide range of etiologies.

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