April 4, 2012

Can an Alzheimer’s Drug Help HIV+ People with Cognitive Dysfunction?

CROI 2012 Paper #482.  Rivastigmine for the Treatment of HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Crossover Pilot Study The prevalence of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) […]
April 4, 2012

Is It Safe to Give the Shingles Vaccine to HIV Positive People?

CROI 1012: Oral presentation  #96 . ZOSTAVAX Is Generally Safe and Immunogenic in HIV+ Adults Virologically Suppressed on ART: Results of a Phase 2, Randomized, Double-blind, […]
April 4, 2012

Do Friendly Bugs Improve Immune Function?

CROI 2012 Oral Presentation #95 . Probiotic Supplementation of ARV Treatment during SIV Infection of Pigtail Macaques Results in Enhanced GI Tract CD4+ T Cell Frequency […]
April 3, 2012

Undetectable HIV Viral Load in the Blood? Not Necessarily in Semen, Boston HIV Study Finds

Can someone with no detectable HIV virus in their blood due to successful HIV treatment infect someone? “Undetectable viral loads in blood is not a guarantee […]