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Effect of early versus deferred antiretroviral therapy for HIV on survival.
BACKGROUND The optimal time for the initiation of antiretroviral therapy for asymptomatic patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is uncertain. METHODS We conducted two parallelExpand
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Assessing the generalizability of prognostic information.
Your secretary just called to say that a favorite patient of yours (a 45-year-old high school teacher) with colon cancer dropped off his surgical and pathologic reports. She reminds you that he isExpand
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Development and validation of a self-completed HIV symptom index.
Traditional, open-ended provider questions regarding patient symptoms are insensitive. Better methods are needed to measure symptoms for clinical management, patient-oriented research, and adverseExpand
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HIV infection and the risk of acute myocardial infarction.
IMPORTANCE Whether people infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) are at an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) compared with uninfected people is not clear. WithoutExpand
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Women at war: understanding how women veterans cope with combat and military sexual trauma.
The wars in Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom, OIF) and Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom, OEF) have engendered a growing population of US female veterans, with women now comprising 15% of activeExpand
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Gender differences in rates of depression, PTSD, pain, obesity, and military sexual trauma among Connecticut War Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.
PURPOSE The current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have led to an increasing number of female veterans seeking medical and mental healthcare in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcareExpand
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HIV and Aging: State of Knowledge and Areas of Critical Need for Research. A Report to the NIH Office of AIDS Research by the HIV and Aging Working Group
Abstract:HIV risk behaviors, susceptibility to HIV acquisition, progression of disease after infection, and response to antiretroviral therapy all vary by age. In those living with HIV, currentExpand
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Increased COPD among HIV-positive compared to HIV-negative veterans.
BACKGROUND Limited data prior to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) suggested the possibility of an increased risk of COPD among those persons with HIV infection. We sought to determineExpand
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HIV and Aging: Time for a New Paradigm
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  • Current HIV/AIDS reports
  • 13 April 2010
The population of patients with HIV infection achieving viral suppression on combination antiretroviral therapy is growing, aging, and experiencing a widening spectrum of non-AIDS diseases.Expand
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Timing of initiation of antiretroviral therapy in AIDS-free HIV-1-infected patients: a collaborative analysis of 18 HIV cohort studies
Summary Background The CD4 cell count at which combination antiretroviral therapy should be started is a central, unresolved issue in the care of HIV-1-infected patients. In the absence of randomisedExpand
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