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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Clinic & Testing, Singapore - Shim Clinic

Shim Clinic is a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) clinic in Singapore, with a doctor specially focused on HIV testing, diagnosis and treatment. HIV infections occur after unprotected sex, like a condom break, slip or if no condom was used. Consultations are private & confidential.

Our clinic specializes in men’s sexual health and various sexually transmitted diseases including the dreadful HIV. You can just walk-in and get the HIV tests done, there is no need for any appointment. The tests conducted by us produce accurate results. We provide treatment if your medical results turn out to be positive for HIV. Visit our clinic based in Singapore to get timely detection of HIV and be guided by our highly experienced team of doctors.

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One step at a time: a latent transitional analysis on changes in substance use, exposure to violence, and HIV/AIDS risk behaviors among female offenders - Jones AA, Gerke T, Striley CW, Whitehead N, Osborne V, Cottler LB.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 06:35:27 +0800 | SafetyLit
The aim of this analysis is to identify latent subgroups of women based on substance use, exposure to violence, and risky sexual behaviors and quantify discrete stages of behavior change over time. Data comes from 317 women recruited from a Municipal Drug ... (Source: SafetyLit)

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Not Tied to Drug Resistance Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Not Tied to Drug Resistance
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 04:46:37 +0800 | Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines
HIV-negative men who receive pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) with tenofovir (TDF) and emtricitabine (FTC) do not develop resistance to these drugs, according to new findings from the IPERGAY ANRS trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)

EMA Panel Backs Two New HIV Drugs EMA Panel Backs Two New HIV Drugs
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 04:06:56 +0800 | Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines
Pifeltro contains doravirine, a new nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, and Delstrigo is a fixed-dose combination of doravirine, lamivudine, and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)

Bill Gates Talks to TIME About a Coming ‘Third Wave’ of Development in Africa
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:54:49 +0800 | TIME: Health
There’s a very big difference between simple and easy—especially when it comes to global health. It’s simple to eradicate polio—just get all children are vaccinated. It’s simple to reduce nighttime malaria infections—make sure everyone in malaria-endemic areas sleeps under a bed net. But none of that is easy. The tension between simple and easy is at play when it comes to eradicating poverty in the developing world too, as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation makes clear in its second annual Goalkeepers Data Report. In a conversation with TIME, Bill Gates points to two recent waves of poverty reduction—first in China and then in India—and discusses what it would take to achieve a third wave in Africa. TIME: Sub-Saharan Africa has been a t...

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Rwanda:City of Kigali Seeks to Reduce HIV Prevalence in the Next Five Years
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:53:40 +0800 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[New Times] The City of Kigali and its partners have committed to reducing HIV/AIDS prevalence under a new strategic plan to fight the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:00 +0800 | The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry
Physician burnout linked to increased risk of patient safety incidents, reduced patient satisfaction (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)

HIV diagnoses rising in gay men under 30, CDC report reveals 
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 04:38:49 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Since 2008, the rate of new infections for under 30s was four times the rate for gay men aged 30 to 50, who grew up in the harrowing AIDS epidemic. The rate for over 50s remained unchanged. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

East Bay HIV/AIDS organizations seek to close funding gap with S.F.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 03:28:40 +0800 | Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines
With HIV infection cases in the East Bay rising over the past five years while those in S.F. have dropped, funding from a variety of sources still heavily favors one side of the bay over the other. (Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)

Curing AIDS: After antiretrovirals brought the disease under control, a more ambitious goal is now in sight
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 02:53:24 +0800 | Health Care:Biotechnology headlines
Researchers at Gilead, UCSF and elsewhere are hopeful that a cure could be available in five to 20 years. But a difficult issue must be resolved first: To test any “cure,” HIV patients at some point will have to be taken off today’s life-saving antiretroviral therapies. (Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)

Related Concepts

TORCH infections
Vertically Transmitted Infections

Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
(females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)
– Stop HIV infection before exposure
STD vaccine:
Hepatitis vaccine
HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis)
– Stop HIV infection after exposure
STD testing *
Screening test
– to look for asymptomatic infections
– from previous exposures
Emergency contraception
with the
morning-after pill
(females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA Test
1 month HIV 4th Generation Test
SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo
– Fingerprick blood sampling.
20 minutes to results
3 months HIV 3rd Generation Test
OraQuick® HIV-1/2 Antibody
– Oral fluid or
– Fingerprick blood sampling.
20 minutes to results
STD testing *
– Full & comprehensive
diagnostic test
– to look for current infections
Watch for HIV Symptoms STD Symptoms
If infected HIV Treatment STD Treatment Abortion

* Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
* Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.

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