A great volume of HIV and AIDS research enters the medical literature every month. It’s difficult to monitor everything, so here’s a quick look at some notable news items and journal articles published over the past few weeks.
HIV-infected U.S. smokers aged 40 yearsfrom smoking, according to a computer simulation study, possibly outweighing the loss from HIV infection itself.
A study published in JAIDS provides insight into ainvolving proinflammatory properties of heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1).
Antiretroviral therapy with efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) appeared tothan did TDF administered with a protease inhibitor or cobicistat, according to a study in HIV Clinical Trials.
Researchers said the first study to describe thein two groups of HIV-infected individuals, before and after combination antiretroviral therapy, has demonstrated the value of the marker in understanding HIV neuropathogenesis.
A study of HIV testing among ethnic minority adolescents in New Jersey underscored thethat provide direct education and skill-building activities, leverage peer education as a means to disseminate health-related information, and deliver broad-based prevention messaging that is culturally tailored and gender specific.
HIV-infected adults in a contemporary, high-resource setting have poor dietary patterns, a recent study found, and alcohol use was, while other aspects of diet were not.
A study in BMC Infectious Diseases found, whereas differences in absolute counts and proportions of CD4+ T cell subpopulations were found between primary HIV infection and late presenters supporting early initiation of combination antiretroviral therapy.
HIV/HCV coinfection leads to a, according to a study in Pathogens and Global Health.
A Canadian study identifiedamong people living with HIV.
Partner services for persons with acute and early HIV infection (AEH) within 30 days of diagnosis represents, a recent study found, including those with AEH who are at greatest risk of HIV transmission.
Maternal tenofovir use wasof HIV-exposed uninfected infants at 2 years of age, a recent study revealed, but may be related to greater weight among those exposed to combination antiretroviral therapy early in pregnancy.
Cryptococcal meningitis may be consideredin pregnant/postpartum HIV-positive females, according to a study in BMC Infectious Diseases.
According to a study in JAIDS, red cell distribution widthin the context of the inflammatory milieu that accompanies HIV infection.
HIV infection moderates thebut not the association between pulse pressure and neurocognitive function, a recent study revealed.
HIV viral blips on therapy areon stopping antiretroviral therapy among individuals treated in primary HIV infection, according to a new study.
Adipocytokine dysregulationin HIV-infected children, according to a study in the Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal.