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Optimal Recall Period for Self-Reported HIV Medication Adherence

Optimal Recall Period for Self-Reported HIV Medication Adherence

Self-reported measures of antiretroviral adherence vary greatly in recall time periods and response tasks. Could 1 month recall periods be more accurate than 3 or 7 day recall periods?
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.
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
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.
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.
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?
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.
Cancers in HIV/AIDS: Epidemiology, Therapeutic Challenges

Cancers in HIV/AIDS: Epidemiology, Therapeutic Challenges

This article reviews the epidemiology and etiology of cancers seen in HIV/AIDS.
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.
Off the Wires - February 2001

Off the Wires - February 2001

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