News tagged with active antiretroviral therapy

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Putting the brakes on drug-resistant HIV

(PhysOrg.com) -- HIV-1 protease inhibitors were added as a component of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the mid-1990s, and have played a key role in that treatment regimen ever since. However, ...

Sep 17, 2010
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HIV/AIDS treatment curbs spread of disease: study

The BC Centre of Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) published an important study today in the globally respected Lancet medical journal. The study strongly reinforces the view that the benefits of highly active antiretroviral ...

Jul 19, 2010
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HIV patients with lymphoma given new hope

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is widely treated using highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), which patients must continue throughout their lives. Now a new study suggests the patients’ own ...

Jun 18, 2010 report
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Acne drug prevents HIV breakout (w/ Video)

Johns Hopkins scientists have found that a safe and inexpensive antibiotic in use since the 1970s for treating acne effectively targets infected immune cells in which HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, lies ...

Mar 19, 2010
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