AIDS & HIV : Health & Medical
Invasive aspergillosis has an incidence of less than 10% in patients with HIV. Neutropenia and corticosteroids are factors, but invasive disease is usually partnered with severe immunodeficiency.
Are home testing kits an effective prevention strategy for men who have sex with men who engage in high-risk behavior?
Data from this study raise the question of whether therapeutic intervention during primary infection yields long-term benefits.
HIV is a progressive disease, with distinct stages being evident, from transmission until late-stage AIDS development. Acute HIV infection is one of the earliest periods, when tests do not even detect the virus in the body, but which can cause fever and other flu-like symptoms.
Importance of TestingHIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) are both viruses that currently have no cure. They are also both highly contagious diseases that spread through sexual fluids and blood. Getting tested not only allows you to get on...
The detection, characterization, and communication of information about drug toxicity are integral to medicine and drug regulation in all medical fields.
Several studies have suggested that achieving plasma HIV-1 RNA levels below the limits of detection (as low as < 20 copies/ml) within several weeks of initiating a new regimen is predictive of long-term success of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART).
Does the use of antidepressants improve HIV outcomes in patients who suffer from major depression and HIV?
Review current studies and data evaluating the potential causes and treatments of this syndrome.
This study compares non-AIDS related mortality of HIV+ individuals who started HAART at different CD4 levels with mortality of individuals not infected with HIV.
Do HIV-related factors modify the risk of hypertension?
I am responsible for the care of HIV-infected and exposed children at my hospital in Curicica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We have about 70 infected children. I care for an 11-year-old girl who was diagnosed at the age of 7 by 2 positive ELISAs plus Western blot methods. She has no symptoms and her ...
Immunological characteristics of immune restoration disease were investigated in a cohort of HIV patients.