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Efficacy and safety of emtricitabine vs stavudine in combination therapy in antiretroviral-naive patients: a randomized trial.
CONTEXT Emtricitabine is a new, once-daily nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI) with potent activity against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy andExpand
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Liposomal Glutathione Supplementation Restores TH1 Cytokine Response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis Infection in HIV-Infected Individuals
Cytokines are signaling biomolecules that serve as key regulators of our immune system. CD4+ T-cells can be grouped into 2 major categories based on their cytokine profile: T-helper 1 (TH1) subsetExpand
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Effects of a treatment adherence enhancement program on health literacy, patient-provider relationships, and adherence to HAART among low-income HIV-positive Spanish-speaking Latinos.
The impact of an adherence enhancement program for low income HIV-infected Spanish-speaking Latinos on health literacy, patient-provider relationships, and adherence to HAART was examined.Expand
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Restoring Cytokine Balance in HIV-Positive Individuals with Low CD4 T Cell Counts
Abstract HIV infects and destroys CD4+ T cells leading to a compromised immune system. In a double-blinded study, a group of HIV-infected individuals with CD4+ T cell counts below 350 cells/mm3 wereExpand
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Comparison of in-hospital mortality from acute myocardial infarction in HIV sero-positive versus sero-negative individuals.
Few studies have explored hospitalization outcome differences between patients who are seropositive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) compared to HIV-seronegative patients with acute myocardialExpand
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A Case Report of Recurrent Salmonella Meningitis in an Adult AIDS Patient in the United States
  • S. Vaughn, D. Pearce
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the International Association of…
  • 1 September 2008
The authors present a case of Salmonella sepsis and meningitis with a recurrence of the meningitis in a 36-year-old Hispanic, male AIDS patient. They discuss the mechanisms and routes in general andExpand
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Use of Dronabinol Improves Appetite and Reverses Weight Loss in HIV/AIDS-Infected Patients
Objective: To determine whether dronabinol affects appetite and weight status in patients living with HIV/AIDS. Methods: A retrospective chart review was conducted to analyze weight and appetiteExpand
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The effects of intermittent, CD4-guided antiretroviral therapy on body composition and metabolic parameters
Objective:To assess the effects of decreased antiretroviral therapy exposure on body fat and metabolic parameters. Design:Substudy of the Strategies for Management of Anti-Retroviral Therapy study,Expand
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A Survey of a Small Sample of Emergency Department and Admitted Patients Asking Whether They Expect to Be Tested for HIV Routinely
Objectives: Many US HIV-positive patients are unaware of their infection. Although there are multiple studies assessing the acceptance of testing, there are none that assess the patient’sExpand
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Curdlan sulfate (CRDS) in a 21-day intravenous tolerance study in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and cytomegalovirus (CMV) infected patients: indication of anti-CMV activity with low toxicity.
This study evaluated tolerance (and possible efficacy) for 21 days of i.v. administration at three dose levels of curdlan sulfate (CRDS) (a semisynthetic sulfated polysaccharide), administered overExpand
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