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Genetic Strains of HIV-1 and HIV-2

Genetic Strains of HIV-1 and HIV-2

The enormous diversity of HIV creates something of a moving target for researchers as emerging strains become more virulent and resistant to therapy.
The Longer HIV Is Suppressed by Treatment, the Less Likely It Is to Rebound

The Longer HIV Is Suppressed by Treatment, the Less Likely It Is to Rebound

How important is adherence when beginning antiretroviral therapy?
Physicians Lack Knowledge of HIV Testing Recommendations

Physicians Lack Knowledge of HIV Testing Recommendations

Internal medicine and emergency medicine physicians fail to offer HIV testing at sufficient levels.
Immunotherapy for Pulmonary TB

Immunotherapy for Pulmonary TB

With the continuous increasing epidemic of multidrug-resistant TB, new drugs and vaccines are urgently needed.
Food Allergy Diagnosis and Therapy

Food Allergy Diagnosis and Therapy

There is an imminent need for greater understanding of food allergies, revised diagnostics and development of safe, effective therapies. Is oral immunotherapy the answer?
Can You Be a Nurse If You Are HIV Positive?

Can You Be a Nurse If You Are HIV Positive?

During these hard economic times when unemployment is at an all-time high, a nursing career offers thousands of jobs all over the world. But is a nursing career an option for an HIV-positive person? The answer to that question is yes.
Recent Research in HIV Infection: Part 2

Recent Research in HIV Infection: Part 2

In November, part 1 of this column on important issues in HIV therapeutics provided summaries and analyses of recent data regarding HAART: initial regimens, when to start therapy, and simplified regimens.
Influenza Vaccination in Immunocompromised Patients

Influenza Vaccination in Immunocompromised Patients

Learn about the clinical significance of the influenza virus infection and vaccine safety in HIV infected individuals, solid-organ and stem-cell transplant recipients and patients receiving biological agents.
Women's Regret of HIV Disclosure to Family, Friends and Sex Partners

Women's Regret of HIV Disclosure to Family, Friends and Sex Partners

Did the women in this study report feelings of regret once they disclosed their HIV serostatus? Did the social and sexual network members influence the likelihood of experiencing regret?
Otelixizumab in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Otelixizumab in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, but how well do patients with T1DM respond to treatment with antibodies - and when should they be introduced?
Who Will Benefit from CCR5 Inhibitors?

Who Will Benefit from CCR5 Inhibitors?

Correlates of co-receptor tropism were investigated in a population of highly-treatment experienced patients.
How to Tell If You Are HIV Positive

How to Tell If You Are HIV Positive

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), cannot be detected except through a laboratory test. People can carry the virus without having symptoms. You should be tested for antibodies to HIV in the following circumstances: if you know
Pharmacokinetics of ART Regimens in Older HIV Patients

Pharmacokinetics of ART Regimens in Older HIV Patients

This article examines the pharmacokinetics of antiretrovirals in older HIV-infected patients.
Inadequate Monitoring and Attrition Among Patients on ART

Inadequate Monitoring and Attrition Among Patients on ART

What are the patient risk factors for failure to follow-up in HIV care?
Multidrug-Resistant HIV

Multidrug-Resistant HIV

In addition to new drug development, this author argues that a comprehensive strategy is needed to address this growing problem.
Off the Wires - February 2001

Off the Wires - February 2001

Review the latest HIV research in this compilation of brief reports.
Interactions Between HIV and Malaria in Non-pregnant Adults

Interactions Between HIV and Malaria in Non-pregnant Adults

This review focuses on how HIV alters the clinical presentation of malaria, what effect it may have on the natural history of HIV, and interaction for surveillance systems, burden estimates and for the prediction of future trends.
ART for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission

ART for Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission

ART is recommended to HIV+ women for prevention of perinatal transmission of HIV. Are these women at risk of resistance after stopping the ART regimen?
Early Signs & Symptoms of HIV Infection

Early Signs & Symptoms of HIV Infection

It's now common knowledge that the human immunodeficiency virus, also known as HIV, is the pathogen responsible for AIDS. Passed through infected bodily fluid, the virus weakens a person's immune system until the body is unable to properly defend itself. For some people, they can begin developing sy