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What Is Haart Therapy

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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 & Graves Disease

Good day Dr, McGowan,I have had Graves Disease for many years (over 15 to be exact). I was just... Read more »

HAART and a herbal therapy for candida

Dear doctors,I've been taking HAART since 2004 (efavirenz, abacavir, lamivudine). Last month... Read more »
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Abstract 5: Cervicovaginal and Plasma HIV-1 Viral Load Among HIV-infected Women on HAART and Non-HAART Therapy

...NASBA) from the cervix (CVL) and plasma (PVL). Immunologically, 24% had a CD4 count 500 cells/mL. Regarding antiretroviral therapy, 29% were on no treatment, 35% were on non-HAART antiretroviral therapy, and 36% were on HAART. The lower limit... 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

..."was to gain an 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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Methadone or Buprenorphine Treatment and Ongoing Injection on Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) Adherence: Evidence from the MANIF2000 Cohort Study

..."To date, no data exist assessing the impact of either methadone or buprenorphine on adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the long term," the authors wrote. They designed the current study to determine whether receiving... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Practical Guide to HAART (Highly Active Anti-retroviral Therapy)

...Protease-Sparing Regimen A Two-Class-Sparing All-Nukes Regimen The Kitchen-Sink Regimen A Kinder, Simpler Regimen: Once-Daily Therapy Drug Interactions Continuing Treatment: Making it Work Long-Term Changing Treatment Stopping... Read more »
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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 »

bone density loss due to protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Curious as to latest info. on research into bone density loss due to HAART therapy. Most research data i've seen goes back to 99 or 2000. Any new data/research into this? Also any info. on clinical trials Read more »

Christmas Wish?

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
I have been thinking ALOT about the Holidays coming up. This will be my first with the diagnosis of hiv (a long line of firsts!). I was wondering what others like me or are close to this subject wish for or think about? Other than a cure that... Read more »

wasting

Posted by trnyack, 2 Replies
I was first diagnosed in May of 2001 when My Vl was 750,000 and my cd4 was 42, since then I have been taking a cocktail of Viracept, Epivir, Zerit, and Bactrim, My weight has dropped from around 160 lbs to just over 120, I am nioticing veins bulging... Read more »