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hiv, sleep apnea, memory loss: any link?

HIV+ for 12 yrs. Doing well on HAART: CD4 540, VL 35. On Viread, 3TC and Nevirapine. Developed apnea about 4 yrs ago. Started on CPAP Feb 2009. Began to notice memory loss last year May. Several symptoms. The most disturbing: hard at recollecting...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Cognitive problems can be seen in HIV+ persons though risk is less with higher CD4 count. Your HIV regimen should provide fair brain protection. There is generally Read more »

Gastro link and HIV drugs

I started Keletra and Truvada two years ago. I have had problems develop slowly with diarrhoea when... Read more »

Could mono and HIV be linked?

Hi, I am a 21 year old male and during the month of Jan I became terribly ill. Maybe about the 3rd... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Vitamin D Linked to Survival in HIV

...study, confounding or channeling bias can inadvertently occur when interpreting the results, so the results must be taken with a degree of caution. Moreover, the study was based on just one measurement of vitamin D, so altogether, firmly linking... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Globe and Mail Examines Links Between Maternal Health, HIV/AIDS Ahead of G8 Summit

...neglecting one of the biggest killers of women: AIDS," the Globe and Mail reports in a piece that examines the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and what the newspaper describes as the G8's "backtracking" on previous pledges to provide universal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: Food Security, HIV/AIDS Treatment Closely Linked

... Africa's struggle to contain HIV must include strategies to ensure that its people have enough to eat, said experts who met recently in Cape Town, South Africa, Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse and the Link to HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases

...treatment for HIV and TB can reduce TB/HIV-associated disease and the risk of transmission to others. To learn more about the link between drug abuse and HIV/AIDS, visit www.nida.nih.gov/DrugPages/HIV.html . To learn more about resources for... Read more »
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Link to NYT article on HIV/Ageing includes charts

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/06/health/06HIV.html?_r=2&em&ex=1199768400&en=4154b9c032ffd428&ei=5087 &oref=slogin&oref=slogin Read more »

HIV/AIDS site link

Posted by Anonymous
...An interesting link with some information you may not have seen before... check it out - http://www.polder.net/aids/index.htm Read more »

Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
...agents didanosine, tenofovir, and efavirenz is associated with a high virological failure rate in treatment-naive patients with HIV, British investigators report. Dr. Desmond Maitland and colleagues at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London... Read more »

Links

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Anyone have any good links to sites that discuss that 3 months is conclusive (i.e. CDC, WHO, etc.)? I find conflicting info out there and thought it might Read more »