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What Can Haart Do

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What is the difference between ART vs HAART therapies in a practical sense?all i can find is a difference in terms where HAART is highly active therapy....what does this really mean?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.These two terms are essentially equivalent. HAART is Highly Active AntiRetroviral Therapy, ART is AntiRetroviral Therapy.The historical background to the use of HAART is that Read more »

CD8s and HAART

CD4s are supposed to increase after HAART (assuming therapy is effective). How about the... Read more »

Would HAART affect OraQuick Results?

If someone was on HAART, would that give them a false negative on an OraQuick HIV test? Read more »
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 in-depth understanding of the factors contributing to adherence in patients taking highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)," the authors wrote. The knowledge gained was used in Phase II "to inform a number of interventions aimed at... Read more »
Project Inform

Studies Further Identify Risks for TB While on HAART

...on TB/HIV co-infection reported results at the International AIDS Conference. Risk Factors for TB Within First 3 Months on HAART This retrospective study examined data from 12 cohorts of 9,937 HIV-positive people in North America. Researchers... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HAART Might Increase Risk of Asthma in Young Children, Study Says

...inflammatory and immune cells are produced in the lungs. Therefore, any condition or therapy that bolsters these cells, including HAART, could have an "unwanted effect," Reuters reports. For the study, William Shearer of Texas Children's... Read more »
The Body PRO

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

...presented at ICAAC/IDSA 2008. My name is Steve Berry. My poster is called, "A High Risk of Hospitalization Immediately Follows HAART Initiation." 1 We were interested in this because we know that in the time period right after you start... Read more »
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CDC says HAART is to blaim

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...From 1992 through 2000, we observed a total of 7188 deaths, 4870 (68%) during the pre-HAART period, and 2318 (32%) during the HAART period. Compared with the pre-HAART period, proportions of deaths with the following Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
I started this combo July 13, 2007 and had an immediate reaction in the form of a fever that lasted about a week. My next labs showed an undetectable VL and 689 CD4 count. Pretty good from the 16,000 copies VL and 350 ish CD4 leading into the... Read more »

Personal opinion about HAART Treatment

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was recently infected and I was wondering for people that have been using HAART, What is your personal opinion about the treatment? How long do you think that we will have to use it? Please, let me know. Read more »

Pancreatitis from HAART

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
For the last month, I have been battling acute pancreatitis and metastatic hemangiomas brought on by videx, dapsone and norvir in combination. The symptoms are debilitating abdominal pain, fever, and weigh loss. Mine started as a mild stomach ache... Read more »