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Regular clinic attendance especially beneficial for people with HIV who have low CD4 counts

People taking HIV treatment who have a low CD4 cell count are especially likely to achieve an undetectable viral if they attend their routine clinic appointments, research published

Published
09 January 2014
By
Michael Carter
Low CD4 cell count increases heart attack risk for people with HIV

Immunodeficiency is an important risk factor for heart attack in people living with HIV, results of a large US study published in the online edition of the

Published
28 October 2013
By
Michael Carter
HIV and TB in Practice for nurses: cotrimoxazole prophylaxis

Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis is the use of a common antiobiotic to prevent a range of infections that commonly affect people living with HIV.

Published
23 June 2012
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Fluctuating symptoms have major impact on quality of life and fitness to work, survey finds

Common but non-specific symptoms of uncertain cause can dominate the day-to-day life of some people with HIV, a survey by the National AIDS Trust has found. In many

Published
07 September 2011
By
Gus Cairns
Low CD4 cell count associated with poor response to swine flu vaccine for those with HIV

Many HIV-positive patients do not develop protective antibody levels after receiving the standard dose of the swine flu vaccine, a study published in the September 10th edition

Published
31 August 2010
By
Michael Carter
Starting HIV treatment improves immune response to Kaposi's sarcoma

Treatment with antiretroviral drugs dramatically enhances the response of the immune system to Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus (KSHV), often clearing the virus from HIV-positive gay

Published
21 June 2010
By
Michael Carter
Bone loss linked to low CD4 count on treatment - is bone a reservoir for HIV?

A review of 3512 patients receiving HIV treatment in the San Francisco area has found no evidence for an increased risk of bone disease related

Published
28 January 2003
By
Keith Alcorn
More good news on ceasing OI prophylaxis

Preventative medicine for toxoplasma encephalitis may be safely ceased in individuals with sustained CD4 improvements, according to new data from the Swiss Cohort Study published

Published
05 March 2001
By
Megan Nicholson
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