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Viral load during primary infection influences viral load for years after

Individuals with a high viral load during primary HIV infection have a higher subsequent viral load set point, according to a US study published in

Published
16 August 2007
By
Michael Carter
Were host factors or superinfection the key to case of rapid HIV progression?

Doctors from the Multicenter AIDS Cohort (MACs) study have reported a retrospective case of HIV superinfection. The case report is published in the August 15th

Published
13 August 2007
By
Michael Carter
IAS: Hope and excitement as conference officially opens

The 4th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention has opened in Sydney in a mood of hope and excitement. Speakers

Published
22 July 2007
By
Michael Carter
Cellular infection study partially explains lower HIV infection rates through oral sex

A study in which slices of human mucosal tissue were infected with HIV has partially explained why HIV is caught so much more easily through

Published
16 July 2007
By
Gus Cairns
Hepatitis C virus impairs brain function in HIV-positive people

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) can travel into the brain and replicate there causing significant cognitive impairment in people with HIV co-infection, say researchers at the

Published
16 July 2007
By
Adam Legge
Booster therapy after starting HIV treatment may offer way of reducing long-term drug burden

An intense course of HIV treatment lasting no more than six to ten months may be enough to set the stage for long-term maintenance with

Published
13 July 2007
By
Keith Alcorn
HIV in the brain — less of a worry in the HAART era or a ticking time bomb?

When antiretroviral therapy (ART) first became available, many neurologists had expected HIV would continue to cause damage to the brain, a sheltered compartment of the

Published
03 July 2007
By
Theo Smart
Brain-penetrating ARVs not always necessary for control of HIV in the brain?

Much of the benefit of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on HIV infection in the central nervous system (CNS) could be due to its indirect effect upon

Published
03 July 2007
By
Theo Smart
Different neurological problems affecting people with HIV in the era of HAART

The spectrum of neurological problems affecting people with HIV is changing in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy, researchers into HIV’s effects on the

Published
03 July 2007
By
Theo Smart
Will people with HIV be at increased risk of Alzheimer's- or Parkinson's-like diseases as they age?

Neurologists should not assume that all signs of dementia in people with HIV are related to HIV, researchers warned at a recent international meeting on

Published
03 July 2007
By
Theo Smart

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