Shira Bezalel-Rosenberg

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Neurocognitive impairment still occurs in the era of HAART, though its onset appears to be delayed and its severity reduced, while HIV-infected individuals live longer with the infection. HAND defines three categories of disorders according to standardized measures of dysfunction: asymptomatic neurocognitive impairment (ANI), mild neurocognitive disorder(More)
BACKGROUND Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease characterized by disturbance of the innate and adaptive immune systems with the production of autoantibodies by stimulated B lymphocytes. The BLyS protein (B lymphocyte stimulator) is secreted mainly by monocytes and activated T cells and is responsible for the proliferation, maturation(More)
Omalizumab for severe chronic spontaneous urticaria: Real-life experiences of 280 patients Zahava Vadasz, MD, PhD, Yuval Tal, MD, Menachem Rotem, MD, Vered Shichter-Confino, MD, Keren Mahlab-Guri, MD, Yael Graif, MD, Aharon Kessel, MD, Nancy Agmon-Levin, MD, Ramit Maoz-Segal, MD, Shmuel Kivity, MD, Shira Benor, MD, Idit Lachover-Roth, MD, Yuri Zeldin, MD,(More)
INTRODUCTION Semaphorin-4D (CD100), generated by CD4/CD8 cells, plays an important role in T cells activation. It also regulates B cell differentiation via its receptor the CD72. Both have soluble forms - sCD100/sCD72. METHODS sCD100 and sCD72 levels were determined by ELISA (MyBioSource, USA). RESULTS 28 chronic HIV patients and 50 matched healthy(More)
To evaluate hospitalization rates and causes among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) patients in the late highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era. Data during the years 2000 to 2012 were obtained from hospital/clinical charts. Hospitalizations were defined as a ≥24 hours hospital admission. Obstetric admissions were excluded. Causes of(More)
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