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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.
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.
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
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.
An Integrated HIV/TB Clinic in Kenya: Lessons Learned

An Integrated HIV/TB Clinic in Kenya: Lessons Learned

Drs. Douglas Shaffer and Eunice Obiero highlight some of the key lessons learned from their experience with an integrated HIV/TB clinic in Kenya.
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.
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.
HIV/AIDS Glossary - The Letter "D"

HIV/AIDS Glossary - The Letter "D"

A collection of HIV AIDS related terms beginning with the letter D
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.
Off the Wires - February 2001

Off the Wires - February 2001

Review the latest HIV research in this compilation of brief reports.
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...