August 15, 2018

Aerobic Exercise Increases Cognition and Brain Volume in HIV+ People

Background: HIV infected (HIV+) individuals are now reaching an advanced age, through stable treatment with highly active anti-retroviral therapy (HAART). However, HIV and aging are still […]
May 1, 2013

Report from CROI-2013- My Personal Picks

CROI 2013 Report Nelson Vergel I was happy to attend  CROI-2013 in Atlanta on March 3-6, 2013.  These are areas of great interest to me and […]
September 29, 2012

Johns Hopkins study suggests the commonly prescribed anti-retroviral drug efavirenz attacks brain cells

Popular HIV drug may cause memory declines Johns Hopkins study suggests the commonly prescribed anti-retroviral drug efavirenz attacks brain cells The way the body metabolizes a […]
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) […]