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Compared with the antiretroviral therapy which needs to be taken daily, antibodies to HIV tend to last longer in the body and have shown promise for longer-acting HIV therapeutics and prevention modalities, they noted.
The ART-CC study group includes HIV-positive people at least 16 years old who are taking antiretroviral therapy and live in several European countries or in the United States and Canada.
2 Antiretroviral therapy is given to HIV/AIDS patients that usually consists of two nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI) alongwith non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) or protease inhibitor (PI).
To address this knowledge gap, investigators in the International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trials (INSIGHT) designed and conducted the Strategic Timing of Antiretroviral Therapy (START) trial, which compared the benefits and risks of immediate initiation of antiretroviral therapy in patients with CD4+ counts above 500 cells/cc (2,326 patients) against deferring therapy until CD4+ counts declined to 350 cells/cc (2,359 patients).
Rates of bacterial infections were significantly decreased with immediate antiretroviral therapy.
A higher proportion of participants in the home group than in the facility group initiated antiretroviral therapy (2.
According to the researchers, these findings, coupled with results from previous studies, suggest that treating certain HIV-infected people with a combination of antiretrovirals and an immunotoxin might help achieve sustained disease remission, in which HIV can be controlled or eliminated without a lifetime of antiretroviral therapy.
But the new WHO guidelines, which were released in June, could widen the scope of those eligible for antiretroviral therapy to 26 million.
It is our moral and scientific obligation to reach as many people as we can with antiretroviral therapy said Michel Sidibe, Executive Director of UNAIDS.
Investigators wanted to get a clearer understanding of the impact of starting antiretroviral therapy on the risk of TB.
Pulmonary tuberculosis in AIDS patients: transient chest radiographic worsening after initiation of antiretroviral therapy.
The changing natural history of HIV disease before and after the introduction of generic antiretroviral therapy in southern India.