AIDS & HIV : Health & Medical
HIV diagnosis may be missed in infected infants exposed to postnatal antiretroviral prophylaxis during breastfeeding.
Symptoms of HIV-disease in teenagers vary among individuals and depending on when the virus was contracted. Those who contracted the virus at or near birth may experience the symptoms of advanced HIV-disease, including AIDS. Teens who contract the virus during their teen years will experience an adu
Follow one clinic's success in identifying and overcoming barriers to colon cancer screening in HIV+ patients.
According to the World Health Organization, there are an estimated 2 million children living with HIV or AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa, while another 100,000 are infected elsewhere in the world. Children can become infected with HIV during pregnancy, delivery or after birth during breastfeeding, with m
We know how to prevent HIV in newborns, so why aren't we 100% successful? Paul E. Sax, MD, comments on a new study in the journal Pediatrics.
Is a significant increase in CD4 cell count preferable before pregnancy in women treated with cART, in order to overcome the evolution observed after pregnancy?
An automatic dishwasher is one of the most common appliances found in the modern kitchen. Most models of dishwashers come equipped with a rinse aid dispenser. The use of rinse aids is recommended by dishwasher manufacturers to prevent the formation of water spots during the drying cycle. Use substit
AIDS is an acronym for a disease known as acquired immune deficiency syndrome. It is caused by HIV--human immunodeficiency virus--and is a potentially fatal condition which extensively damages a person's immune system, making it unable to thwart bacteria, viruses, and any other organisms that can ca
A 42-year-old male HIV-infected patient with a CD4+ cell count of 772 cells/mm3 and plasma viral load less than 50 copies/mL during therapy with zidovudine, lamivudine, and nelfinavir was recently referred for consideration for allergy shots for allergic sinusitis/rhinitis. I could find no ...
States usually set aside money in their budgets for assisting those in financial trouble. Cash aid programs prevent needy children and parents from living without shelter or food. United States families should apply for cash aid immediately when they need it. Processing times for cash aid applicatio
Why do those infected with HIV have elevated rates of MRSA infection?