"I would like to dispel the notion that scientists in general are old white men in lab coats," said HIV researcher Zandrea Ambrose, Ph.D, a participant in the "500 Women Scientists" movement.
Study Shows Depressive Symptoms Associated With Detectable HIV Viral Load, but Not With Missed Visits
Adherence to HIV care visits was associated more with mental health conditions before starting antiretroviral treatment than with recent depressive symptoms, while a detectable viral load was related to such symptoms.
The antiretrovial therapy pipeline includes new medications in existing drug classes as well as medications with novel mechanisms of action.
Reducing the number of drugs in a treatment regimen lowers long-term drug exposure and potential drug toxicity or drug interactions. What can we expect in the future for two-drug regimens?