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An AIDS-Free Generation?
(American Association for the Advancement of Science., 2012)
No abstract available.
The immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome after antiretroviral therapy initiation in patients with tuberculosis: findings from the SAPiT trial.
(American College of Physicians., 2012)
Background: Concerns about the immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) remain a barrier to antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation during antituberculosis treatment in co-infected patients. Objective: To ...
Preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention.
(Massachusetts Medical Society., 2012)
No abstract available.
Time for gender mainstreaming in editorial policies.
(International AIDS Society., 2011)
The HIV epidemic has been continuously growing among women, and in some parts of the world, HIV-infected women outnumber men. Women’s greater vulnerability to HIV, both biologically and socially, influences their health ...
Potent and Broad Neutralization of HIV-1 Subtype C by Plasma Antibodies Targeting a Quaternary Epitope Including Residues in the V2 Loop.
(American Society for Microbiology., 2010)
The targets of broadly cross-neutralizing (BCN) antibodies are of great interest in the HIV vaccine field. We have identified a subtype C HIV-1-superinfected individual, CAP256, with high-level BCN activity, and ...
The Neutralization Breadth of HIV-1 Develops Incrementally over Four Years and Is Associated with CD4+ T Cell Decline and High Viral Load during Acute Infection.
(American Society for Microbiology., 2011)
An understanding of how broadly neutralizing activity develops in HIV-1-infected individuals is needed to guide vaccine design and immunization strategies. Here we used a large panel of 44 HIV-1 envelope variants (subtypes ...
Health in South Africa: changes and challenges since 2009.
Since the 2009 Lancet Health in South Africa Series, important changes have occurred in the country, resulting in an increase in life expectancy to 60 years. Historical injustices together with the disastrous health ...
Advances in childhood immunisation in South Africa: where to now? Programme managers’ views and evidence from systematic reviews.
(BioMed Central., 2012)
Background: The Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) is one of the most powerful and cost-effective public health programmes to improve child survival. We assessed challenges and enablers for the programme in South ...
Pulmonary resection for extensively drug resistant tuberculosis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Background—Extensively-drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) has been reported in 58 countries around the world and has emerged as a major public health challenge. This is the first report to describe pulmonary resection ...
Shared principles of ethics for infant and young child nutrition in the developing world.
(BioMed Central., 2010)
Background: The defining event in the area of infant feeding is the aggressive marketing of infant formula in the developing world by transnational companies in the 1970s. This practice shattered the trust of the global ...