Immune Reconstitution Syndrome (IRS/IRIS) and HIV

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Chronic Inflammation in People With HIV Linked to Pre-Treatment Immune System Damage

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.

By Barbara Jungwirth

Immune Reconstitution

Learn about repairing the damage to the immune system caused by HIV, as well as about Immune Reconstitution Inflammation Syndrome (IRIS).

By The Well Project

Immune Restoration Syndrome

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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?

Some ...

By AIDS InfoNet

Jumpstarting the Immune System: A Look at Immune Restoration

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...

By John Slovick and Ernie Rodriguez for AIDS Project Los Angeles

Fauci: New Findings Help Explain "Rebound" of HIV in Patients Who Discontinue Triple-Drug Therapy

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...

By U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases