HIV/AIDS Perspective

 
 
  • How to Help Patients Quit Smoking This Year Physicians have more power and influence than they realize when it comes to motivating patients to stop using tobacco and helping them keep their New Year's resolution to quit smoking for good.
  • Medscape Infectious Disease Physician Lifestyle Report 2017: Race and Ethnicity, Bias and Burnout Medscape surveyed infectious disease physicians and asked about their race and ethnicity, biases, and burnout, as well as aspects of their lifestyles outside the office.
  • Bias, Burnout, Race: What Physicians Told Us About the Issues This year's Medscape Lifestyle Report included responses to questions on physicians' race or ethnicity and whether these relate to burnout, bias, and health.
  • The Importance of Global Health Education With jobs in the global health sector becoming more sought-after and more necessary, how should the next generation of doctors be trained to take on the health of the world?
  • What Causes Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis? Dr Szczech comments on a novel study that provides another piece of the puzzle in a common glomerular disease.
  • 18 Gifts From Patients: Wacky, Funny, and Simply Touching At holiday season and other times, grateful patients often give their doctors gifts that range from hilarious, to heart-tugging, to downright bizarre.
  • Why We Practice Medicine These stories remind us of the moments that make it all worthwhile.
  • Why Do You Practice Medicine? Share your reasons why you are proud to be a physician.
  • Latent Tuberculosis: New Testing Recommendations   CDC supports the new USPSTF recommendations for latent tuberculosis testing, and a larger role for primary care clinicians in identifying patients for testing.
  • 10 Tech Advances That Can Change Medicine Medscape editor-in-chief Eric Topol outlines the best technological advances in medicine of the last year.
  • Physicians of the Year 2016: Best and Worst This year, physicians at their best fought for children in the lead-contamination scandal and provided much-needed services to the underserved. At their worst, they committed murder and ran pill mills.
  • HIV and GERD -- What's Contraindicated? A man with HIV exhibits symptoms consistent with GERD. What pharmacotherapy is appropriate?
  • Trumpcare, Revisited   Before the election, Trump promised 'great' healthcare, with few specifics. But, asks Dr Lundberg, which of the many and varied interest groups get to decide what is great?
  • The Year in Medicine 2016: News That Made a Difference Read the news that got the most attention this year, including the Zika virus outbreak, the presidential election and the Affordable Care Act, the opioid overdose epidemic, and much more.
  • Thanksgiving Dinner Nutrition: Then and Now This slideshow compares the nutritional value of the ingredients and dishes enjoyed by the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians at the first Thanksgiving in November 1621 with the modern feast served now.
  • The World Is Not Prepared for Pandemics   Results of a comprehensive, international study have spurred a new framework for combating infectious diseases threats, says Dr Victor Dzau, president of the National Academy of Medicine.
  • Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) 2016 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ANAC 2016.
  • Antimicrobial Resistance Hits Global Stage at UN Summit   Paul Auwaerter, MD, had the privilege of representing IDSA at the United Nations meeting on antimicrobial resistance. He offers his thoughts about the experience and resulting global action plan.
  • Oculus Sinister! Eye Superstitions From Around the World Cursed with a glance? Witches spreading disease? Rare conditions that permit visions of the afterworld? There's something about the eye that brings out humanity's most magical thinking.
  • How Healthy Does a President Need to Be? The health of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has been an issue in the 2016 presidential campaign. How healthy must a president be? Consider these significant health events in former presidents.