Navigation Links
Drugs plus Awareness Would Facilitate Reduction of HIV Infection

Rebecca Baggaley of London's Imperial College said that increased access to the AIDS drugs in developing countries could increase HIV infection rates. //

Hence he said that these have to be accompanied by prevention measures, such as patient education. Statistics show that about 95 % of the infected HIV people live in the developing world. This is due to the reason that there is a global push by the World Health Organization to get anti-viral therapy to as many patients as possible. The study was published in the journal Public Library of Medicine. She also said that in the developing countries as they lack recourses the effect would not be that of the desired one.

The resources include counseling patients about how to prevent spreading HIV. This would aid in the WHO campaign against AIDS. To understand the outcomes of anti-viral therapy in poor countries, Baggaley and colleagues developed a model of HIV conditions in Malawi in sub-Saharan Africa. She says even with AIDS drugs administered to them, the model predicts HIV-positive individuals in developing countries are unlikely to do well. The main reason being that they tend to be diagnosed at a late stage in the disease. There is no proper monitoring of the patient’s progression, lack of proper nutrition, fail to take the drugs in a regular basis.

The main goal of antiviral therapy in Malawi and other countries (developing countries) is that more people would l be diagnosed earlier in the course of the disease. This would facilitate in they obtaining the drug at an earlier stage of the disease thereby increasing their life expectancy. But Ms. Baggaley adds that HIV prevalence would increase with antiretroviral therapy. She said that in the United States, widespread use of antiviral drugs led to an increase in unprotected sexual activity among gay HIV-positive men.


Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Lean Protein Could Be Key to Obesity Drugs
2. Life Saving Cancer Drugs – From Chicken! Possible Says Dolly’ Creatos
3. Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Direct to Brain.
4. Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors
5. Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off
6. Drugs disrupt formation of blood vessels
7. Drugs to stop burgeon of HIV
8. Misleading Advertisements for Prescription Drugs
9. Drugs For Anthrax May Interfere With Oral Contraceptives
10. Over-The-Counter Drugs May Prevent Alzheimers
11. Steps To Improve Quality Of Plant-Based Drugs
Post Your Comments:

(Date:11/27/2015)... CO (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... According ... cities are not changing the way that they are handling security in light of ... police and security presence in an attempt to stop an attack from reaching U.S. ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... County, CA (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... season , The company is offering customers 10% off of their purchase of lice ... any treatment at full price. According to a company spokesperson. “Finding lice is a ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... ... November 27, 2015 , ... Intellitec ... Dynamics SL User Group (MSDSLUG). Recognized as Microsoft’s official group for end users ... Dynamics SL software users, partners, industry experts and representatives. Intellitec Solutions’ membership status ...
(Date:11/27/2015)... IL (PRWEB) , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... of the largest, most successful and prominent nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. ... governance involvement with various organizations, and helped advance the healthcare industry as a ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... ... Inevitably when people think Thanksgiving, they also think Holiday sales and start ... and Cyber Monday massage chair sales to receive the best pricing on ... find the best massage chair deals, they can see all of the coupons in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/26/2015)... , November 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... --> adds "Global ... and "Investigation Report on China Repaglinide ... 2021 forecasts data and information to ... . --> ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ... "Radioimmunoassay Market by Type (Reagents & ... Academics, Clinical Diagnostic Labs), Application (Research, Clinical ... 2020" report to their offering. ... addition of the "Radioimmunoassay Market by ...
(Date:11/25/2015)...  The total global healthcare industry is expected to grow ... Latin America has the highest projected growth at ... Japan ), is second with growth projected at 11.5%. ... healthcare expenditure. In 2013-2014, total government funded healthcare was nearly ... to 41.2% in 2013-2014. In real terms, out of pocket ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: