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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.
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.
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?
Haart Medication for HIV Patients

Haart Medication for HIV Patients

HIV is a difficult virus to treat and no vaccine has been developed. One approach is to combine two or three treatments to form a cocktail of drugs that have a greater chance of slowing the spread of HIV around the body and the subsequent deterioration of the patient. This is known as highly active
HIV Vaccine Studies

HIV Vaccine Studies

Work continues on finding the elusive HIV vaccine. But much work still needs to be done before such an HIV vaccine is ready for use. This is an update of several of the HIV vaccine studies being conducted at this time.
Understanding Probiotics and Prebiotics to Prevent Allergic Disease

Understanding Probiotics and Prebiotics to Prevent Allergic Disease

This paper briefly summarizes evidence regarding the role of probiotics and/or prebiotics in reducing the risk of allergy.
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?
AIDS 2010: Comparing an Investigational NNRTI With Efavirenz

AIDS 2010: Comparing an Investigational NNRTI With Efavirenz

Paul E. Sax, MD provides a review of a highly anticipated study at AIDS 2010. Learn about the efficacy and tolerability of the investigational NNRT rilpivirine (TMC-278) as compared with efavirenz.
AIDS Alternative Treatment

AIDS Alternative Treatment

If you or someone close to you has AIDS, there are medical treatments that are surely being sought to slow the progress of the disease and address the health issues that come as a result of infection. There are other, alternative remedies that those who have AIDS use to better their quality of life.
HIV Testing Recommendations In the Routine HIV Testing Era

HIV Testing Recommendations In the Routine HIV Testing Era

Despite recommendations for routine HIV testing in health care settings, many remain untested.
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.
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
News Briefs

News Briefs

AIDS Medical Training Facility to Open in Uganda... Funding Available for Treatment Adherence Research...
Counterfeit Antiretroviral Drugs

Counterfeit Antiretroviral Drugs

HIV clinicians in the developing world have yet another challenge: screening out counterfeit antiretrovirals.
Characteristics of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Arising in HIV-Infected Patients With Suppressed HIV Replica

Characteristics of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Arising in HIV-Infected Patients With Suppressed HIV Replica

A new study has shown when HIV patients are most likely to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL).