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Antiretroviral therapy in adults with HIV/TB.

The researches find that the Immune restoration on antiretroviral therapy (ART) can drive inflammation in HIV-infected patients with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), but the effects on the lungs have not been assessed. They evaluated associations between pulmonary inflammation; recovery of pathogen-specific CD4 T cell function, and lung injury prior to and after ART initiation in adults…

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Gay Men Infected With Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

The human immunodeficiency viruses (HIV) are two species of Lentivirus (a subgroup of retrovirus) that causes HIV infection and over time acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). AIDS is a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections and cancers to thrive. But about 150,000 people out of a population of 11 million are believing to be living with the HIV…

Seroprevalence Of HIV And Other Hepatitis Virus

Seroprevalence Of HIV And Other Hepatitis Virus

Infectious diseases have been showing to be more prevalent among precarious individuals; than in the general population. Notably, the HEV seroprevalence was lower than the 22.4% prevalence reporting among French adult blood donors in 2011–2012. The study estimating an anti-HEV IgG prevalence of 8.2%. We did not report any presentation of acute hepatitis E. The…

Study Says Major HIV Drug Requires Vigilance

Study Says Major HIV Drug Requires Vigilance

As HIV itself attacks and destroys CD4 helper cells; the study raises concerns regarding whether this drug class is the best long term choice for HIV treatment. Interestingly, other HIV drugs including protease inhibitors or reverse transcriptase inhibitors or drug combinations did not show these effects and vigilance. Chronic HIV infection results in progressive exhaustion of…

Children's HIV Status Enrolling In Preschool

Children’s HIV Status Enrolling In Preschool

Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome is a spectrum of conditions causing by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus; the study looking into whether children’s HIV status was disclosing when they were enrolling in preschool. It appearing that social stigma was at play. But children living with HIV are likely to live much longer…

Immune Cells Are At The Frontline Of HIV Infection

Immune Cells Are At The Frontline Of HIV Infection

This study showing that immune cells are at the frontline of HIV infection; But knowing as CD11c+ dendritic cells; but these new cells are more susceptible to HIV infection; and can then transmit the virus to other cells. Mononuclear phagocytes (MNP) are antigen presenting cells (APCs); and represent the first line of contact between the…

Effective Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) For HIV Infections

Effective Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) For HIV Infections

The development and availability of highly effective antiretroviral therapy (ART); for the treatment of HIV infection has transformed the lives of persons with HIV. Combinations of antiretroviral drugs often in the form of a single pill; have succeeded in a high percentage of patients in suppressing plasma viremia to below detectable levels by the standard…

Women's Access To Effective HIV Protection

Women’s Access To Effective HIV Protection

A restrictive recommendations for pre exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) issuing by the Centers for Disease Control and; the  Prevention (CDC) systematically disqualifying nearly all the women are at risk for HIV and/or motivating to use the medication. But PrEP is an antiretroviral drug taken by people who are HIV negative to prevent HIV infection; Research…

Infection Might Progress To An Advanced Disease Stage

Infection Might Progress To An Advanced Disease Stage

HIV is a virus that targets and alters the immune system; but by increasing the risk and impact of other infections and diseases. Without treatment, the infection might progress to an advanced disease stage called AIDS; present groundbreaking work on adolescents living with HIV in South Africa. The research study from 2015 to 2018, this…

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Doctors Offers Daily HIV Prevention Pill To Healthy People

The USPSTF (US Preventive Services Task Force)recognizes that clinical decisions involve more considerations than evidence alone. Clinicians should understand the evidence but individualize decision making to the specific patient or situation. Similarly, the USPSTF notes that policy and coverage decisions involve considerations;in addition to the evidence of clinical benefits and harms. The USPSTF recommends that…

Fireside Gathering Could Tackle HIV Stigma

Fireside Gathering Could Tackle HIV Stigma

HIV is a virus that targets and alters the immune system; increasing the risk and impact of other infections and diseases. Without treatment; the infection might progress to an advanced disease stage called AIDS; ancient fireside gathering could tackle HIV stigma in Uganda. During this time the area’s residents, many of whom belong to the Acholi…

Outlook Of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy

Outlook Of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy

People living with HIV are prone to cognitive and neurological problems such as earlier onset of dementia; when combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) was introduced in the mid-1990s, the outlook for these individuals went from bleak to bright. But over time, as ART has become increasingly effective with fewer harmful side effects; the odds of longer…