Continued antiretroviral therapy was found to be safe and beneficial in HIV-positive postpartum women with high CD4+ T cell counts.
HIV-infected patients on ART had approximately 4 and 1.5 greater odds of developing diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome, respectively.
Factors linked to health-related quality of life in military HIV patients include advanced HIV disease and mental or medical comorbidity.
Strategies are available to reduce the risk of HIV transmission using sperm from HIV-infected male.
Researchers predict that the infection rate could be as low as 12,000 people a year by 2025.
Nitrate inhalants (poppers) associated with increased virus-associated cancer risk in HIV-uninfected MSMMay 22, 2017
Among HIV-uninfected men aged 50 to 70, heavy popper use was associated with an increased risk of virus-associated cancer with causes linked to HPV, HHV-8, and Epstein-Barr virus.
Results showed that mean induction times, analyzed in 170 patients, were 12.87 days in the HIV-infected patients and 11.19 days in the HIV-uninfected patients.
The FDA Drug Interactions section has been updated to include revised information on concomitant use of corticosteroids with these drugs.
Almost half of participants reported that they never received information regarding the side effects of their medication from their prescriber.
A World Health Organization expert panel recommended lay health care workers be allowed to conduct HIV testing services using rapid diagnostic tests.
There is evidence that HIV might have spread from its origins in the US to the rest of the world.
However, missed opportunities for prevention were common among infected infants and their mothers in recent years.
The HIV-positive population of the United Kingdom has a higher risk of death than the general population, despite availability of free treatment and care.
A VA center in Wisconsin is advising veterans to be screened for hepatitis and HIV after receiving care from a dentist who did not follow VA procedures.
The study will be the largest HIV vaccine clinical trial to take place in South Africa.
The number of patients dying from infections has remained stable, but some disease threats have changed.
Antenatal ART reduces rates of early HIV transmission but may increase risk of adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes.
Men and women who quit smoking after entering HIV care at age 40 years gained 5.7 years and 4.6 years of life expectancy, respectively, compared with those who continued to smoke.
HIV-infected individuals should receive the meningococcal conjugate vaccine (serogroups A, C, W, and Y).
The study debunks the theory that Patient Zero was responsible for the AIDS epidemic in North America.
Speakers at IDWeek 2016 addressed the demand for additional HIV care providers.
Recent data suggest that use of depot medroxyprogesterone acetate may increase women's HIV acquisition risk.
Patients with HIV receiving antiretroviral treatment have a higher risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with HBV and HCV coinfection.
Treatment with 3 medications compared with 4 or more correlated with immune success at the end of follow-up.
The results of a multicenter, cross-sectional study showed that 37% of patients could have been diagnosed with HIV at an earlier stage.
The efficacy and safety of ART have greatly improved with the newer drug classes of antiretrovirals.
Researchers analyzed data from 21 jurisdictions conducting HIV incidence surveillance from 2007 to 2013.
Patients with HIV infection with immediate access to antiretroviral therapy may have a reduced risk of infection-related cancer.
Free self-test kits were advertised among a population of high-risk MSM.
Researchers observed 78 HIV-1 among partners, with an annual incidence of 0.9%.