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HIV comes of age as disease of mid-to-late life

Sweet said. Once the virus is under control, an HIV patient's needs mirror those of others in the same age group, with some exceptions. ... As people continue to grow old with the virus, some unique opportunities will develop to study how HIV interacts
November 2011


A randomized trial of HIV and solid-organ transplant patients, published by Clinical Infectious Diseases on March 2, compared the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines and found that all HIV patients
March 2022

Former Surgeon General to be featured speaker at today's Opening Ceremony | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

abroad. During his tenure, he helped address critical public health issues, including the Ebola outbreak, the Zika virus, low rates of physical activity, and the explosion in e-cigarette use among ... He co-founded VISIONS, an HIV/AIDS education program
April 2019

HIV prophylaxis means discussing sex, drugs with patients

Many people who are PrEP candidates do not know their risk of HIV infection. ... Do you know whether your partner (or partners) has been tested for HIV?
September 2014

Return of the spirochete

On every ICU rotation I met patients dying of AIDS. Back then medications to treat HIV were few, new, and only modestly effective. ... HIV was usually a rapidly fatal disease. It was scary. Counseling patients about condom use and monogamy was not
April 2022

Managing HIV with testing, prevention

After the HIV RNA level falls below 50 copies/mL, monitoring is recommended every three months until the virus is suppressed for at least a year, after which it can switch ... Immunization is also an important piece of optimal care for patients with HIV,
March 2020

Weight-loss drug and at-home HIV test approved

The OraQuick In-Home HIV test, the first over-the-counter, self-administered HIV test to detect the presence of HIV type 1 and 2. ... In a clinical trial, 99.9% of about 5,000 HIV-negative participants had a true-negative test result, with only one
September 2012

Cautions about mixing HIV, HCV drugs

A warning against co-administration of boceprevir (Victrelis) with certain ritonavir-boosted HIV protease inhibitors because of the possibility of reduced effectiveness. ... Ritonavir-boosted HIV protease inhibitors include atazanavir (Reyataz),
July 2012

Warnings on prostate drugs, HIV combination therapy

A new warning on the HIV antiviral drug saquinavir (Invirase), describing potential for changes in the electrical activity of the heart when patients take saquinavir with ritonavir (Norvir), another HIV antiviral
January 2011

Integrating routine HIV screening into practice

ACOG Committee Opinion no 596: Committee on Gynecologic Practice: Routine human immunodeficiency virus screening. ... Clinical preventive service recommendation. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
September 2016

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