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Understanding the Mechanisms of Neuropsychiatric Side Effects and Neurological Toxicities of HIV Medicines (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites innovative research grant applications focused on identifying potential mechanisms and risk factors underlying HIV treatment associated neuropsychiatric symptoms and neurological toxicities experienced by some people living with HIV infection. Exploratory and high-risk research projects that may lead to identification of targets for therapeutic interventions or personalized medicine are appropriate for this FOA. Basic and preclinical research in domestic and international settings are of interest.

Comprehensive Cervical Cancer Control: A Guide to Essential Practice

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This guide includes WHO recommendations on screening and treatment of pre-cancer lesions and on HPV vaccination made through April 2014, taking account of relevant evidence-based findings published up to December 2013; emerging practices that are still being evaluated are also noted in this publication. This guide, which replaces the 2006 edition, has two new chapters, one newly organized chapter, and two substantially revised chapters. The new chapters include: Essentials for cervical a=cancer prevention and control programmes; and HPV vaccination.

Hepatitis C in Texas

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis C, how it's spread, co-infection with HIV, statistics of hepatitis C in Texas, how it's prevented, how it's treated, and the cost of treatment.

Managing Side Effects of Hepatitis C Treatment

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Alpha interferons, which are given as injections under the skin, have been used since the late 1980s in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C. The aim of this guidebook is to provide a source of information for patients on interferon treatment about potential side effects and ways to help manage them.

Tuberculosis: Handbook for School Nurses

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This handbook provides information concerning the role of school nurses in the prevention, testing, and medical treatment of students with TB. The handbook is divided into three sections: TB Fundamentals with a particular focus on school-aged children; Applying TB Fundamentals in the school setting, which covers issues related to medication administration, treatment adherence, and directly observed therapy (DOT) in the school setting; and Appendices that include risk assessment guidelines, medication side effects, and templates for record keeping.

Hepatitis B y Salud Sexual

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis B and sexual health. It explains hepatitis B virus infection; how the disease is transmitted, including transmission through sexual contact with an infected person; prevention; how it is diagnosed; and treatment.

Hepatitis B & Sexual Health

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis B and sexual health. It explains hepatitis B virus infection; how the disease is transmitted, including transmission through sexual contact with an infected person; prevention; how it is diagnosed; and treatment.

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