Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

Patients with HIV Six Times as Likely to Have Schizophrenia

March 10, 2018

Article

The Vancouver, BC, retrospective cohort study found the HIV-schizophrenia population was mostly white, and mostly males.

How Vaginal Microbial Dysbiosis Drives Women HIV Rates

March 10, 2018

Article

Two new women are infected with HIV every minute. How much of a role does dybiosis play in preventive treatment failure?

Depression, Viral Load Associated in Patients with HIV

March 09, 2018

Article

The point prevalence of depression among East African HIV AFRICOS study participants undergoing HIV care is 18% to 25%.

PCSK9 Levels Raised in Asymptomatic HIV Patients

March 09, 2018

Article

Though PCSK9 levels are commonly associated with risk of major adverse cardiovascular events, it could also release pro-inflammatory responses in monocytes/ macrophages.

HIV Rapid Entry Program Improves Access to Patient Care

March 09, 2018

Article

A rapid entry program decreased time to first provider appointment, time to initiation of ART and time to viral suppression.

Timing of ART Initiation is Paramount in Perinatal HIV

March 09, 2018

Article

For patients with perinatal HIV, ART has essentially made the infection a chronic, but manageable, health condition.

Mental Health, a Crucial Component to Ending HIV Epidemic

March 08, 2018

Article

If mental health co-morbidities are not addressed among most vulnerable populations, it’s unlikely to achieve “90-90-90” goals or end the HIV epidemic.

Raltegravir Pharmacokinetic Variability Not Impacted by All Antacids

March 08, 2018

Article

Raltegravir exposure was roughly doubled by sodium bicarbonate, whereas aluminum/magnesium hydroxide did not exhibit the same effect.

Adherence to ASCVD Guidelines Is Critical to Minimize Risk of CVD in HIV Population

March 08, 2018

Article

Significant discrepancies are found between ASCVD guidelines and primary care management of HIV patients in the military health system.

WHO Announces Updated Cryptococcal Meningitis Guidelines

March 07, 2018

Article

Implementation of the new guidelines will improve diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of one of the most common opportunistic infections among people with advanced HIV.

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