Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The connection between food security and health in HIV

A recent study in Uganda with 221 pregnant and breastfeeding HIV-infected women with showed that malnutrition and food insecurity heavily decreases the effectiveness of HIV treatment.

Women with access to adequate nourishment had a 15% to 41% better virologic response and more optimal health outcomes. 

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/272821.php