https://www.thebodypro.com/author/sean-r-hosein

Latest by Sean R. Hosein

Isentress HD: A New Once-Daily Formulation of Raltegravir Approved in Canada Img

Isentress HD: A New Once-Daily Formulation of Raltegravir Approved in Canada

In late June 2017, Health Canada licensed the sale and use of a new formulation of the anti-HIV drug raltegravir (Isentress) as part of the treatment of HIV.

Depression and Anxiety Not Barriers to HCV Treatment Success Img
Hepatitis C

Depression and Anxiety Not Barriers to HCV Treatment Success

Researchers in San Diego, Calif., said that having both "mental health and substance diagnoses" was not a barrier to successful HCV treatment.

Services for People With HCV Who Use Homeless Shelters Img
Hepatitis C

Services for People With HCV Who Use Homeless Shelters

For homeless people who may be reluctant to engage with hospital-based services, researchers in Brighton, England established a liver monitoring and care service located in the community that focused on people 40 years and older.

Improvements in Mood and Energy After Successful HCV Treatments Img
Hepatitis C

Improvements in Mood and Energy After Successful HCV Treatments

Researchers conducted a study to assess the impact of direct-acting antivirals on issues such as mood and factors affected by mood, such as physical activity and fatigue.

Better Blood Sugar Control in People With Diabetes After HCV Has Been Cured Img
Hepatitis C

Better Blood Sugar Control in People With Diabetes After HCV Has Been Cured

Researchers found that people who were cured of hepatitis C virus underwent "significant improvement" in blood sugar levels and in many cases participants' doctors were able to reduce the dose of medicines used to help control blood sugar.

Canadian Study Finds Increased Risk of Death Among HIV-Positive Indigenous People Img
Canada

Canadian Study Finds Increased Risk of Death Among HIV-Positive Indigenous People

Researchers found that HIV-positive Indigenous people who were prescribed antiretroviral therapy continued to have elevated rates of death compared to non-Indigenous people.

Research Finds That Harm Reduction and ART Helped to Reduce the Spread of HIV in Vancouver Img
People Who Use Drugs

Research Finds That Harm Reduction and ART Helped to Reduce the Spread of HIV in Vancouver

Researchers at the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS along with other researchers in Vancouver have attempted to study the relative impact that ART, harm reduction or both can have on the spread of HIV.

A Nurse-Led Adherence Intervention for HIV Works and Saves Money Img

A Nurse-Led Adherence Intervention for HIV Works and Saves Money

A study has shown that a nurse-led intervention called AIMS (Adherence Improving self-Management Strategy) has had a measurable and significant effect on improving treatment success rates.

Doravirine versus Darunavir Img
CROI (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections)

Doravirine versus Darunavir

A recent clinical trial found that doravirine was roughly equivalent in potency to darunavir-based regimens.

New Drugs, New Hope and Possible Timelines Img
CROI (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections)

New Drugs, New Hope and Possible Timelines

At the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, researchers presented data about 5 new anti-HIV compounds in development.