The enormous diversity of HIV creates something of a moving target for researchers as emerging strains become more virulent and resistant to therapy.
How important is adherence when beginning antiretroviral therapy?
Internal medicine and emergency medicine physicians fail to offer HIV testing at sufficient levels.
With the continuous increasing epidemic of multidrug-resistant TB, new drugs and vaccines are urgently needed.
There is an imminent need for greater understanding of food allergies, revised diagnostics and development of safe, effective therapies. Is oral immunotherapy the answer?
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.
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.
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.
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?
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?
Correlates of co-receptor tropism were investigated in a population of highly-treatment experienced patients.
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
This article examines the pharmacokinetics of antiretrovirals in older HIV-infected patients.
What are the patient risk factors for failure to follow-up in HIV care?
In addition to new drug development, this author argues that a comprehensive strategy is needed to address this growing problem.
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 is recommended to HIV+ women for prevention of perinatal transmission of HIV. Are these women at risk of resistance after stopping the ART regimen?
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