Navigation Links
HIV Treatment Needs Re-Evaluation

A study published by scientists from California University in the Journal of Virology has showed that HIV treatment needs re-evaluation//. Scientist have discovered that the virus evaded the action of antiretroviral therapy (ARV) by hiding in intestinal tissue of patients, where it continued to replicate and suppress the immune system, even though blood samples showed that the antiretrovirals were working.

Professor Satya Dandekar, head of the University’s Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, who led the study has said that treatment should be focused more on improving the gut mucosa, as gut mucosa accounted for 70% of the body’s immune system, and that the real battle between the virus and affected individual is taking place there immediately after the infection.

The study also revealed that in patient with chronic infection the gut acted as a viral reservoir making the restoration of gut mucosal immune system tougher and longer than when diagnosed earlier and treated with ARV and anti-inflammatory drugs. The study urges gut biopsies in all patients receiving treatment to monitor their condition.

Thomas Prindiville, Gastroenterology professor and co-author of the study, has said that starting the treatment earlier helps restore the guts immune response and accelerates recovery.

The scientists observed that in patients receiving highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) within weeks of exposure the recovery of the gut immune system was better than in patients with chronic infection.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Advances in Treatment of Cataracts
2. Recommendations for Treatment of Blood Pressue
3. Treatment for Menieres disease
4. Treatment for pre-menstrual syndrome is ineffective
5. Better Treatment for obesity
6. Gene Treatment for Heart Disease
7. More People Seeking Treatment for Depression
8. Focused Treatment For Childhood Cancer
9. Inadequate Drug Treatment For Youth
10. FDA Approves New surgery Treatment for Farsightedness
11. Treatment of antibiotics ineffectual in bronchitis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/11/2018)... , ... August 10, 2018 , ... Dr. Siavash Eftekhari, ... to Asunción, Paraguay for a week-long international outpost trip to deliver dental care in ... colleagues and support staff, Dr. Eftekhari volunteered his time to help deliver care to ...
(Date:8/11/2018)... (PRWEB) , ... August 10, 2018 , ... ... known for providing innovative procedures to metro Atlanta. Drs. Brent Sharpe and Froylan ... Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Braselton. , On June 27, the physicians combined ...
(Date:8/9/2018)... ... 2018 , ... Lyme disease is one of the fastest growing epidemics to ... – a 25-fold increase since surveillance began in 1982. According to a new report ... states and the District of Columbia. Yet, Lyme and other insect borne illnesses are ...
(Date:8/9/2018)... ... , ... RiverGlade Capital (“RiverGlade”), is pleased to announce that ... exclusive relationship with the firm. As an Operating Partner, Mr. Hudak will ... deal origination, evaluation and diligence. He brings a wealth of healthcare industry ...
(Date:8/7/2018)... RAPIDS, Mich. (PRWEB) , ... August 07, 2018 , ... ... has partnered with Blue Sky Vision. Michael Sussex, OD, founded the practice in Coldwater, ... Dr. Sussex practices with Matt Austin, OD, to offer comprehensive eye health services for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/2/2018)... ... August 02, 2018 , ... Periodontist, ... for custom crown lengthening treatment at his Eden Prairie, MN practice. ... an unsteady self-conscious. Using decades of experience, Dr. Sanchez is excited to welcome ...
(Date:8/2/2018)... ... 2018 , ... Although there is a wealth of advice out there on ... a generalized “best practices” approach. But now doctors and their patients have a new ... , Technology exists to help people find the right diet and personalized health plan ...
(Date:8/2/2018)... ... August 02, 2018 , ... Shady Grove ... the practice is expanding into Florida with the opening of a location in ... premier provider of women’s health care throughout Central Florida. This is SGF’s first ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: