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6 Approaches to Improving Long-Term HIV Treatment Adherence

Correctly and consistently taking HIV medications has always been important – and even though HIV treatment today is easier to take (and less toxic) than ever, adherence can still be a challenge.

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How Can Science Help End HIV-Related Travel Restrictions? (Video)

These restrictions have no proven public-health benefit -- and can, in fact, shroud nations in a false sense of assurance that such bans, and not sound health policy, will keep HIV in their countries.

Research on Two Supplements Addresses HIV-Driven Inflammation in the Gut -- A Blog Entry by Jeannie Wraight Img

Research on Two Supplements Addresses HIV-Driven Inflammation in the Gut -- A Blog Entry by Jeannie Wraight

"Gastrointestinal (GI) health is proving to be a vital, though often ignored, component of HIV infection."

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HIV Rebound Risk May Be Predicted by Baseline Viral Load, Time to Viral Suppression

A person's viral load when he or she first starts HIV medications may at least partly predict his or her chances of long-term treatment success, according to a recent study.

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Normal Life Expectancy Seen for North Americans With HIV

People living with HIV in North America who receive antiretroviral therapy have improving -- near normal, in fact -- life expectancy, according to new data presented at IAS 2013.

Investigators from the NA-ACCORD presented the results of their analys...

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Detectable HIV May Be in Semen Despite Viral Suppression in Blood

Roughly one out of every 13 gay men in a recent study had detectable HIV in their semen but an undetectable viral load in their bloodstream.

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Life Expectancy for People Living With HIV Increases by 15 Years

Despite generally exciting findings, a new study notes that improvements in life expectancy varied widely by sex, race and other factors.

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CD4 Nadir Not a Predictor of Pneumonia After Starting HIV Treatment, Study Finds

People with HIV face an increased pneumonia risk even after they've started HIV treatment. However, a recent study suggests that risk isn't affected by how suppressed the immune system was prior to starting treatment.

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Ongoing HIV Infection Could Explain Low CD4 Counts Despite Undetectable Viral Loads, Study Suggests

Even if people start HIV treatment late, they still have a good chance at recovery. However, not everyone benefits equally: For instance, some people seem to have poor CD4 count gains even when HIV meds are working well. New research explores why....

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Life Expectancy Increases for North Americans Living With HIV

A 20-year-old, HIV-infected individual on treatment who is living in the U.S. or Canada can reasonably expect to live into his or her early 70s, which is slightly lower than the U.S. general average of 78 years, according to a recent study. However, ...