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Official Journal of the International AIDS Society Volume 124, Number 5

  • AIDS events among individuals initiating HAART: do some patients experience a greater benefit from HAART than others?
  • Clinical management of depression and anxiety in HIV-infected adults


Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes Volume 40, Number 5

  • HIV infection does not affect the performance of noninvasive markers of fibrosis for the diagnosis of hepatitis C virus-related liver disease

Noninvasive markers of hepatic fibrosis hold great promise to stage liver fibrosis and to monitor disease progression. This study concluded: “the diagnostic performance of the evaluated noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis is equivalent in HCV/HIV-coinfected and HCV-infected subjects. These tests may be of value for the clinical evaluation of HCV/HIV-coinfected patients and warrant further study.”

  • Prednisolone pharmacokinetics in the presence and absence of ritonavir after oral prednisone administration to healthy volunteer

Study showing a significant interaction that may require caution given side effects associated with corticosteroid use that concluded: “Ritonavir significantly increased the systemic exposure of prednisolone in healthy subjects. Results from this investigation suggest that corticosteroid exposure is likely elevated in HIV-infected patients receiving protease inhibitors”.

HIV Medicine

HIV Medicine Volume 6, Number 6

  • Impact of antiretroviral choice on hypercholesterolaemia events: the role of the Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor back bone
  • The effect of low-dose ritonavir monotherapy on fasting serum lipid concentrations

The AIDS Reader

The AIDS Reader Volume 15, Number 6

  • Multidrug-resistant HIV
  • Memory loss in persons with HIV/AIDS: assessment and strategies for coping
  • Effect of recombinant human growth hormone on exercise capacity in patients with HIV-associated wasting on HAART

AIDS Clinical Care

AIDS Clinical Care Volume 3, Number 12

  • Diabetes drugs for HIV lipodystrophy
  • An added value of rapid testing: improved quality of care

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