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Rage, Rage Against the Dying of the Light

HIV infection had ravaged Amber's immune system, but not her spirit. Here: her story told by the physician who continues to walk with her.

HIV AIDS

A statistically significant association exists between efavirenz for initial HIV therapy and the risk suicidality. When this drug is given as a component of an antiretroviral drug regimen, patients should be monitored carefully for the possibility of deterioration of their depression or evidence of suicidal behavior.

Digital abnormalities; oral candidiasis and HIV-infection; extra dose of MMR; penile rash . . . here: a range of topics to challenge you.

Physicians who treat patients with cryptococcal meningitis in untreated AIDS patients should be aware that early initiation of antiretroviral therapy is associated with increased mortality.

New recommendations for HIV testing in laboratories will lead to HIV diagnosis as much as 3 to 4 weeks sooner, according to the CDC.

Finding a good doctor to manage HIV probably matters a lot, but finding a good doctor, or any useable or reliable information about a particular doctor, is almost impossible. Here: 5 tips on finding a good HIV physician.

Women of all races and ethnicities are less likely to take antiretroviral therapy than men. Consideration of both gender and race/ethnicity is thus needed to identify areas for targeted intervention to improve outcomes relevant to specific groups of women."

The tools exist to eliminate HIV, but non-adherence is common. New evidence suggests that triggered reminders can influence adherence rates in HIV-positive patients.

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