Monthly Archives: January 2019

What stops people with HIV adhering to long term antiretroviral therapy?

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Long term adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is important in both reducing morbidly and mortality in people living with HIV and reducing transmission rates. A new study published in AIDS Research and Therapy explores people’s reasons for non-adherence to ART through a cohort in Uganda. They find travel, stigma, poor adherence education, and alternative medicine to be prominent factors.

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New intelligent systems predict behavior to improve accessibility in persons with disabilities


Performing activities of daily life is something most people take for granted, but there are those who need assistance with those tasks. A recent study published in the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation utilized an intelligent system to speed up the control of Environment Control Interfaces (ECIs) observing the environment around the user and learning from the user’s behavior.

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