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AIDS & HIV : Health & Medical
Antiretroviral adherence support and behavior counseling may not be as effective as we hoped.
This overview re-examined the activity of initial drug combinations in antiretroviral-naive adults with contemporary agents, the predictors of activity, and the temporal changes in activity over time.
Learn how the good-guy bacteria may affect host immunity and perhaps have benefit for patients with colitis.
For most patients, efavirenz is preferred over nevirapine, but why?
The particularly high infectivity of primary HIV infection makes even transient risk reduction particularly valuable. How effective is counseling in this situation?
The highest concentration of individuals at risk for HIV infection is found in prison settings.
How willing are female sex workers to participate in HIV counseling and testing?
This study examines lipid abnormalities among antiretroviral therapy-naive HIV patients.
Confirming prior studies, this sample found that 15% of MSM agreed that they are "less careful about being safe with sex and drugs than 5 years ago because there are better treatments for HIV now."
Generalist physicians and those with little experience caring for HIV/AIDS patients need expert advice for the increasingly complex process of treating such patients, suggest the results of a survey of physicians in California, Florida, Massachusetts, and New York.
Dr. Bartlett reviews survival benefits of ART for HIV, CD4-guided STIs, genetic screening for abacavir hypersensitivity, flu vaccination in HIV+ persons, and bacterial pneumonia in women with HIV.
It was reported that a cancer drug called romidepsin can expose HIV hidden deep within cellular reservoirs in a curative strategy called "kick-kill."
How do patients increase their CD4 cell count while receiving HAART?