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Food Allergy Diagnosis and Therapy

Food Allergy Diagnosis and Therapy

There is an imminent need for greater understanding of food allergies, revised diagnostics and development of safe, effective therapies. Is oral immunotherapy the answer?......[Read More]
Novel Routes for Allergen Immunotherapy

Novel Routes for Allergen Immunotherapy

Various routes of allergen immunotherapy are reviewed, including sublingual immunotherapy and more exploratory routes.......[Read More]
10 Condom Mistakes You Should Never Make

10 Condom Mistakes You Should Never Make

To better avoid getting or transmitting HIV, it’s important not only to use condoms consistently, but to avoid common mistakes that often occur.......[Read More]
The Use of a Triple Nucleoside-Nucleotide Regimen for

The Use of a Triple Nucleoside-Nucleotide Regimen for

Due to the high rate of intolerable side effects observed with PI- and AZT-based NPEP regimens, these authors evaluated tolerability and number of individuals who completed an alternative regimen.......[Read More]
Darunavir and Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Cross-Reactivity

Darunavir and Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Cross-Reactivity

Can DRV be administered in HIV patients allergic to TMP-SMX? This study examines the cross-reactivity between both drugs.......[Read More]
Home or Clinic-based Care for Patients With Low CD4 Counts

Home or Clinic-based Care for Patients With Low CD4 Counts

Is home-based care suitable for patients with advanced HIV disease starting ART?......[Read More]
Controlling Viral Replication in HIV-1-Infected Patients

Controlling Viral Replication in HIV-1-Infected Patients

Restoring and preserving immune function is a key component to successfully managing HIV-1 disease.......[Read More]
Further Thoughts on Drug Resistance in HIV Infection

Further Thoughts on Drug Resistance in HIV Infection

Last month I discussed the growing importance of multidrug resistance among patients with newly acquired HIV infections as well as in those receiving long-term HAART.......[Read More]
Olysio (simeprevir) - HCV Drug Information

Olysio (simeprevir) - HCV Drug Information

Olysio (simeprevir) is protease inhibitor-class drug used in combination antiviral therapy for the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV).......[Read More]
Lipoatrophy Literature: Commentary by Dr. John G. Bartlett -- April 2007

Lipoatrophy Literature: Commentary by Dr. John G. Bartlett -- April 2007

In this review and commentary: Restoration of limb fat occurred slowly in patients who switched from a thymidine NRTI to abacavir or tenofovir DF.......[Read More]
Renal Function Among ART-Naive, HIV-Infected Patients

Renal Function Among ART-Naive, HIV-Infected Patients

What is the prevalence of abnormal renal function among ART-naive, HIV-infected patients in Southeast Nigeria?......[Read More]
Maraviroc for Initial Treatment of HIV Infection -- MERIT Reexamined

Maraviroc for Initial Treatment of HIV Infection -- MERIT Reexamined

Maraviroc proves effective in treatment-naïve CCR5-tropic HIV-1 infection but what about the "hassle factor" of using it?......[Read More]
Early HIV Symptoms

Early HIV Symptoms

The early symptoms of HIV resemble many common viral illnesses and may not cause you to suspect that you are infected with a life-threatening disease. Although you may not get a positive laboratory test result for HIV until up to six months after you were infected, you may experience some early sym......[Read More]
Prevention of AIDS

Prevention of AIDS

AIDS prevention is designed to help protect individuals from being infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which is the virus that causes AIDS or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. AIDS causes multiple issues in the human body, including severely decreased immunity to sickness, infe......[Read More]
Resistance Associated With Protease Inhibitors and Entry Inhibitors

Resistance Associated With Protease Inhibitors and Entry Inhibitors

Read the latest resistance data on protease inhibitors and entry inhibitors in these summaries from the 12th International HIV Drug Resistance Workshop.......[Read More]
About HIV Drugs

About HIV Drugs

HIV treatment has changed as researchers discover more about the condition. Doctors use antiretroviral therapy to treat HIV, involving different classes and combinations of medications. Physicians make treatment decisions based on the patient's current condition, prior treatment and the stage of th......[Read More]
Bartlett HIV/AIDS Review: March 15, 2005

Bartlett HIV/AIDS Review: March 15, 2005

Dr. Bartlett reviews the latest data on cardiovascular risk, hepatitis warning for nevirapine, HIV/hepatitis C coinfection, and more.......[Read More]
Growth Hormone Releasing Factor in HIV-Infected Patients

Growth Hormone Releasing Factor in HIV-Infected Patients

In this paper from AIDS, learn more about the effects of a novel growth hormone releasing factor on abdominal fat accumulation and metabolic and safety parameters in HIV-infected patients with central......[Read More]
Delaying Initiation of ART for Eligible HIV+ Patients

Delaying Initiation of ART for Eligible HIV+ Patients

Why do providers delay ART initiation in clinically eligible patients?......[Read More]
Disparities in Mental Health Care Among HIV-Infected Youth

Disparities in Mental Health Care Among HIV-Infected Youth

There are significant disparities in the mental health care treatment of HIV infected youth. Which populations are at risk for insufficient care?......[Read More]