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Attacking the HIV Epidemic From All Sides: Optimization of PCR Strategies to Measure Clonal Expansion and Quantitative Evaluation of Dolutegravir
(Johns Hopkins University, 2016-06-16)
Although great progress has been achieved in the fight against HIV and AIDS, an epidemic continues to rage worldwide. Alongside public health and clinical efforts, scientific research plays a major role in this fight; ...
THE EFFECT OF HAART ON LIVER DISEASE PROGRESSION IN HIV INFECTION
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-05-23)
Background: Liver disease, primarily due to viral hepatitis coinfection, is a leading cause of death among HIV-infected individuals. The purpose of this research was to determine the influence of highly active antiretroviral ...
The epidemiology of glomerular hyperfiltration among men with HIV in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy
(Johns Hopkins University, 2014-10-23)
Background Men infected with HIV and receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy are at higher risk of metabolic and cardiovascular abnormalities as well as accelerated renal function decline and chronic kidney disease ...
TRENDS, PREDICTORS AND OUTCOMES ASSOCIATED WITH UNSTRUCTURED TREATMENT INTERRUPTIONS AMONG HIV-POSITIVE INDIVIDUALS ON ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY IN CANADA
(Johns Hopkins University, 2013-10-23)
Background The expanded use of combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) has dramatically enhanced the quality of care and life expectancy of HIV-positive individuals. However, incomplete adherence and treatment interruptions ...
The Impact of Illicit Drug Use on Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy among HIV-Infected US Women
(Johns Hopkins University, 2015-04-24)
Background: Adherence to ART is associated with improved HIV prognosis and reduced mortality among HIV-infected individuals. Research suggests that adherence is improved with modern single-tablet ART regimens. Few studies ...