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Dormant HIV Proviruses Pose a Problem for Accurate Viral Count
Dormant viruses dodge the immune system, and although these viruses don’t actively replicate, the problem is that they also don’t produce a chemical signal which would tell the antiretroviral therapy (ART) to attack them.
Adverse side effects are a potential risk with nearly every medication, so scientists from the University of Oxford in England looked at if this phenomenon occurs in common drugs that are used to treat the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
People with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who are also depressed have a 30% increased risk for acute myocardial infraction (AMI) when compared to non-depressed people with HIV.
There are groups of people who are more likely to become infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and, therefore, should be taking pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). But are high-risk, HIV-negative people actually taking the preventive medication?
Although prenatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission has declined by 90% since the early 1990s, the need for studies focusing are pregnant women with HIV are very much needed.
Men over the age of 50 who have human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and who are adherent to an antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimen are at risk for cognitive decline, according to the results of a recent study.
The news that physicians in Princeton, NJ were confronting an outbreak of hepatitis C in young people who were also using heroin shocked this affluent, mostly white community. Ronald Nahass, MD, talks about how it occurred and what needs to happen next.
A new set of guidelines stresses the importance of treating the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB) at the same time in co-infected patients.
A study in women coinfected with hepatitis C and HIV found that use of marijuana was not associated with progression to advanced liver fibrosis.

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