Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
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Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy and Increased Use of Contraceptives Among HIV-Positive Women During Expanding Access to Antiretroviral Therapy in Mbarara, UgandaThe current study examined whether prevalence of contraceptive use among HIV-positive women varied according to use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Mbarara, Uganda. Data from a cross-sectional survey of 484 HIV-positive women... Read more »
Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Use and HIV Transmission Risk Behaviors Among Individuals Who Are HIV Infected and Were Recently Released From JailThe authors evaluated highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) use and risk behaviors among 177 inmates who were HIV-infected and were released and then re-incarcerated in San Francisco jails during a 12-month period. A quarter of the adults who... Read more »
Adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Assessed by Pharmacy Claims Predicts Survival in HIV-Infected South African AdultsIt is not clear how adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) may best be monitored in large HIV programs in sub-Saharan Africa where it is being scaled up, wrote the authors of the current study. They sought to evaluate the... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundationvirus type-1. NEJM 2000;342:921-929Castilla J, del Romero J, Hernando V, Marincovich B, Garcia S, Rodriguez C. Effectiveness of highly active antiretroviral therapy in reducing heterosexual transmission of HIV. JAIDS 2005;40:96-101.Reynolds S,... Read more »
South Florida Center for Counseling and TherapyIt's impossible to define a specific point at which the use of alcohol and other drugs interferes with antiviral therapy. A search of the medical literature reveals complications associated with nearly every drug, mostly concerning toxicity... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your partner is experiencing a discordant response to his antiretroviral regimen (Atripla). His virologic response is excellent, as his HIV plasma viral load is undetectable. However, his immunological response remains poor, as his CD4 count... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,When effective combination antiretroviral therapy is used consistently and drives the plasma HIV viral load to undetectable levels for at least six months, it is indeed true that the risk of HIV transmission is significantly decreased; however,... Read more »
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Posted by bradford, 1 Reply"Positive living" eclipsed by ARV (Antiretroviral) drive
Originally, it seemingly appeared that anyone infected with HIV would progress to disease and die. This has long since been realized to no longer be true. We have individuals all over the... Read more »
Posted by paranoid88, 3 RepliesHi all,
I am a gay male and I was recently spending a month in Spain and I decided to be a little promiscuous and do some anonymous cruising. On July 6th, I had an encounter with one guy and he was rubbing up against my anus. He then tried to insert... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 7 RepliesHi from Italy.
I'm HIV+ since Feb 00 and I discovered my status in June.
Since then I have regularly checked my situation having always high VL (from 60K to 240K) and high CD4 (from 750 to 1000).
My last analysis are VL: 200K and CD4: 907.
My doctor is... Read more »
Posted by AustinGuy, 3 RepliesI found out about my status relatively recently (October 05) and now am in the mode of learning all I can and trying to build a strategy for battling the virus.
I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with accupuncture as part of their... Read more »
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