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Haart Therapy For Hiv

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haart therapy and hiv genes

Of the nine HIV genes, which one according to HAART therapy would be the most dangerous if it were to mutate?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Almost all HIV drugs work on HIV enzymes (reverse transcriptase and protease) that are co-located in the HIV-1 pol gene. Mutations in the gene sequences coding for these enzymes are known to cause drug resistance and therefore failure of many HIV... Read more »

HAART therapy and Hypertension

Hi,First, let me express my gratitude for this website, since being diagnosed with hiv and... Read more »

Interactions between HAART and complementary therapies for Women

There seems to be little information on interractions between HAART and complementary therapies for... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Exploration of Factors Influencing Adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) Among People Living With HIV/AIDS in Northern Thailand

The chief purpose of the current report, the first of a three-phase study of the experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in northern Thailand, "was to gain an in-depth understanding of the factors contributing to adherence in patients... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Home Is Where the HAART Is -- An Examination of Factors Affecting Neighborhood Perceptions Among People With HIV/AIDS on Antiretroviral Therapy

Among a population of patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy in British Columbia, the current research evaluated how neighborhood perceptions are influenced by socio-economic factors including food security and stable housing.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Comparisons of Causes of Death and Mortality Rates Among HIV-Infected Persons: Analysis of the Pre-, Early, and Late HAART (Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy) Eras

HIV mortality rates have declined dramatically in the HAART era. In the current study, researchers evaluated HIV-infected US military beneficiaries, a population with open access to medical care and low drug use and hepatitis C coinfection rates, to... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Hospitalization Risk Similar Between HAART Responders and Nonresponders for 90 Days After Starting Therapy

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of the study he presented at ICAAC/IDSA... Read more »
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1 in 7 patients given early HAART could manage without it later, researchers estimate

Posted by ashler1977
"14 adult patients who also started a course of ART soon after infection, who subsequently stopped it, and have not had to re-start because they have largely and in eight cases completely maintained undetectable viral loads for at least four years... Read more »

Stopping Therapy for Mycobaterium Avium Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Within the past month and a half, my partner has become sick. He has consistantly [consisted] tested negative for HIV. He has been diagnosed with a mycobacterium avium infection in his bone marrow. Unfortunately the treatment looks pretty harsh from... Read more »

Drug Therapy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there anyone on this sight who is not a radical against any form of drug intervention like "anonymous'? I am not on a protease inhibitor so please stop posting the same anti-protease article....your point is already well taken!

What does anyone... Read more »

HAART in Blood vs. Tissue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Medscape, a physician Web site, published this month a study on "HIV" detection in blood vs. tissue. This highly technical paper basically says in patients taking HAART with no detectable viral load, they found plenty of HIV DNA and RNA in rectal... Read more »