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11 hrs ago | Aidsmap

Efavirenz use not linked to neurocognitive impairment

Andrea Antinori, from the National Institute for Infectious Disease in Rome, presenting at AIDS 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Health, Infectious Diseases

Tue Jul 22, 2014

POZ

Sovaldi and Ribavirin Cure High Rates of Those With HIV & Hep C

Sovaldi and ribavirin cured between 84 percent and 91 percent of people coinfected with HIV and genotypes 1 through 4 of hepatitis C virus , aidsmap reports.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Medicine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Aidsmap

Protease inhibitor therapy doesn't reduce the risk of malaria for HIV-positive pregnant women

Antiretroviral therapy based on the protease inhibitor lopinavir/ritonavir does not reduce the risk of malaria among HIV-positive pregnant women, research published in the online edition of the Journal of Infectious Diseases shows.

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Related Topix: Norvir, Ritonavir (generic), Medicine, Kaletra, Lopinavir/Ritonavir (generic), World News, Uganda, Africa

Wed Jul 16, 2014

POZ

Sustiva (Efavirenz) Linked to Doubled Risk of Suicidality

People with HIV starting treatment regimens containing Sustiva have a more than doubled risk of suicidal thoughts, attempts and completed attempts, when compared with those beginning Sustiva-free regimens, MedPage Today reports.

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Related Topix: Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Health

Tue Jul 15, 2014

POZ

Many People With HIV Could Switch to Newer, Safer Regimens

A majority of people taking antiretrovirals to treat HIV could switch to newer regimens with improved side effect profiles, according to an analysis of Australians living with the virus, aidsmap reports.

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Related Topix: Norvir, Ritonavir (generic), Medicine, Ziagen, Abacavir (generic), Viread, Tenofovir (generic), Lamivudine (generic), Epivir, Epivir-HBV

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Aidsmap

Therapy with newer, safer antiretrovirals an option for the majority of HIV-positive patients

The majority of patients taking antiretroviral therapy that includes drugs associated with long-term side-effects may have the option of switching to a novel regimen that uses newer and safer anti-HIV drugs, according to Australian research published in PLOS One.

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Related Topix: Norvir, Ritonavir (generic), Medicine, Australia, World News, Ziagen, Abacavir (generic), Viread, Tenofovir (generic)

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Medical News Today

Initial treatment with efavirenz-containing antiretroviral regimen...

Initial treatment for HIV infection with an efavirenz-containing antiretroviral regimen doubles a patient's risk for suicidal thoughts , attempts, or completion, according to an article being published in Annals of Internal Medicine .

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Annals of Internal Medicine

Efavirenz and the Risk for Suicidal Behaviors

The full report is titled "Association Between Efavirenz as Initial Therapy for HIV-1 Infection and Increased Risk for Suicidal Ideation or Attempted or Completed Suicide.

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Annals of Internal Medicine

Association Between Efavirenz as Initial Therapy for HIV-1 Infection...

Katie R. Mollan, MS; Marlene Smurzynski, PhD; Joseph J. Eron, MD; Eric S. Daar, MD; Thomas B. Campbell, MD; Paul E. Sax, MD; Roy M. Gulick, MD; Lumine Na, MS; Lauren O'Keefe, BS; Kevin R. Robertson, PhD; and Camlin Tierney, PhD From Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard ... (more)

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PhysOrg Weblog

Study says common HIV drug may boost suicide risk

A medication commonly used to treat HIV appears to double the risk that patients will develop suicidal thoughts or take their lives, new research contends.

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Related Topix: Medicine, North Carolina

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