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Adherence challenges with drugs for pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV infection.
(Springer Verlag., 2013-10)
Background: There are 34 million people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) worldwide and each year this number increases. Until a vaccine is discovered, the prevention of new HIV infections remains an urgent ...
When to start antiretroviral therapy during tuberculosis treatment?
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2013-02)
Purpose of review. Effective treatment exists for tuberculosis (TB) and for HIV, but treating both diseases simultaneously presents several challenges. This review assesses the evidence for the timing of antiretroviral ...
Treatment outcomes for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV co-infection.
(U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases., 2013-03)
High mortality rates have been reported for patients co-infected with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) and HIV, but treatment outcomes have not been reported. We report treatment outcomes for adult XDR TB ...
Topical microbicides - What's new?
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2013-07-01)
Topical microbicides are an important, promising but complex HIV prevention technology under development. After 11 disappointing effectiveness trial outcomes of 6 candidate products (some tested as multiple doses and ...
The global HIV epidemic: current status and challenges.
(Current Medicine Group., 2013-06)
Three decades after the first reported cases of AIDS we have within our reach sufficient evidence to substantially alter the HIV epidemic at a country level regardless of mode of transmission of HIV. There are a growing ...
The changing epidemiology of HIV in 2013.
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins., 2013-07)
Purpose of review. We sought to review the recent epidemiology of HIV-1 and to identify emerging challenges in HIV surveillance and epidemic control. Recent findings. There is increasing evidence that HIV epidemics are ...
Role of education in HIV clinical outcomes in a tuberculosis endemic setting.
This study evaluated how educational attainment impacts clinical outcomes of HIV-positive patients in Durban, South Africa. The authors conducted a prospective study of 466 adult HIV-positive patients initiating antiretroviral ...
Changes in natural killer cell activation and function during primary HIV-1 infection.
Background. Recent reports suggest that Natural Killer (NK) cells may modulate pathogenesis of primary HIV-1 infection. However, HIV dysregulates NK-cell responses. We dissected this bi-directional relationship to understand ...
Survey of ethical dilemmas facing intensivists in South Africa in the admission of patients with HIV infection requiring intensive care.
(Health & Medical Publications Group., 2013-07)
Background. Maturing of the burgeoning HIV epidemic in South Africa has resulted in an increased demand for intensive care. Objectives. To investigate the influence of ethical dilemmas facing South African intensivists on ...
HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in injecting drug users.
No abstract available.