Lithium improves HIV-associated neurocognitive impairment.

  title={Lithium improves HIV-associated neurocognitive impairment.},
  author={Scott L Letendre and Steven Paul Woods and Ronald J Ellis and Joseph Hampton Atkinson and Eliezer Masliah and Geoffrey van den Brande and Janis Durelle and Igor Grant and Ian Everall},
  volume={20 14},
OBJECTIVE To determine the effects of low-dose oral lithium on the neuropsychological performance of individuals diagnosed with HIV-associated neurocognitive impairment. DESIGN AND METHODS The project was a single-arm, open-label, 12-week pilot study at a university-based tertiary care center. The participants were adults who had been diagnosed with HIV-associated neurocognitive impairment and had been on stable antiretroviral therapy for at least 12 weeks. Conditions that could affect… CONTINUE READING