Chronic inflammation seen in people living with HIV is related to how much damage HIV causes before starting treatment, rather than HIV activity while taking meds, according to a new study.
Learn about repairing the damage to the immune system caused by HIV, as well as about Immune Reconstitution Inflammation Syndrome (IRIS).
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What Is Immune Reconstitution Syndrome? How Was the Syndrome Identified? Bad News -- Or Good? What Problems Can Occur With IRIS? How Is the Syndrome Treated? The Bottom Line
What Is Immune Reconstitution Syndrome?
Current therapies for treating HIV infection are not without limitations.
Adherence, drug levels and viral resistance are all paramount concerns. Some clinicians predict that upwards of 50 percent of individuals being treated with approved antiretro...
Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have helped answer an important question in the treatment of HIV-infected individuals: why, in patients receiving aggressive antiretroviral therapy who have no easily de...