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psychological impact of ART tretment

Is there any studies regarding psychological impact of ART treatment among HIV-AIDS patients?is the side effects and prolong intake affect the mental status.pls show me references.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Most antiretroviral medications do not cause any adverse effects on mental status. However, efavirenz (Sustiva) is known to cause a variety of psychiatric side effects, including vivid dreams, insomnia, and depression. In many people, these side... Read more »

Skin hyperpigmentation in AIDS patients = an hypophyse dysfunction?

Is there any treatment or medicine for the hyperpigmentation in Aids patients? Read more »

When is CMV treatment necessary in AIDS patients?

My T-cell count dropped to 15 and my viral load was 800,000. I was then started on anti-viral... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rights Group: Zimbabwe Slum Demolitions Disrupt Treatment of HIV/AIDS Patients

Scores of HIV/AIDS programs in Zimbabwe have been disrupted by the country's widely condemned Operation Murambatsvina ("Drive Out Trash") slum demolition campaign, according to a report released Sunday by New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW).... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda Exceeds Target on Providing Free HIV/AIDS Treatment to Patients

... Uganda's goal of placing 60,000 HIV/AIDS patients on antiretroviral (ARV) treatment by the end of 2005 has been surpassed some six months ahead of schedule with 65,000 people Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cardiovascular Risk Influences Doctors' Treatment Decisions for HIV/AIDS Patients, Survey Says

...Smoking, antiretroviral therapy and family history are the top three risk factors for cardiovascular complications among HIV/AIDS patients, according to surveys of physicians and HIV patients published yesterday in a supplement to the Journal... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antiretroviral Treatment Adherence Among HIV/AIDS Patients Highest in Uganda, AIDS Healthcare Foundation Vice President Reis Says

Uganda has the highest rate of people living with HIV/AIDS who adhere to their antiretroviral treatment regimens worldwide, AIDS Healthcare Foundation Vice President Peter Reis said last week, Xinhua/ People's Daily reports. Speaking at an... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 1 Reply
...Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev From: akumar My dear Brothers & Sisters, Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...reach late middle age. There have been only small, inconclusive studies on the causes of aging-related health problems among AIDS patients. Without definitive research, which has just begun, that second wave of suffering could be a... Read more »

aids related dimentia..

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...M.D., chairman of neurology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Anti-retroviral therapy is the standard drug treatment for HIV and AIDS. While extremely effective at controlling the virus in the patient's body, this therapy can't... Read more »