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Study shows AIDS drugs cost-effective, care underfunded

..., "the happy paradox is that paying high costs for antiretrovirals decreases overall cost of care," said senior author Michael Saag, MD. The HAART costs were about the same for patients who were sicker ?that is, who had lower CD4 cell counts ?as for healthier patients with higher CD4 cell counts. But the sicker pati...

World faces challenge as life expectancies lengthen, scientist says

...japurkar said, is the lack of availability of AIDS antiretrovirals in Africa. Although these medications are widely available in the West, they are out of reach for many African patients, who make up more than 60 percent the world's AIDS cases. "If we can't deal with AIDS in Africa, the chance that we'll be able to ...

Access to antiretrovirals unlikely to reduce HIV infection rates

...-positive partner has a higher viral load. Because antiretrovirals therapy (ART) slows AIDS progression and reduces viral load in infected individuals, the drugs not only improve the health and prolong the life of those who take them, but also make it less likely that they infect others. As a consequence, ART has be...

Viral 'fitness' explains different resistance patterns to aids drugs

...all amount of another potent PI) and two different antiretrovirals from the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor class. ...

Resistant HIV quickly hides in infants' cells

... Earlier studies looking at infants treated with antiretrovirals in an unsuccessful attempt to prevent mother-to-child transmission found the virus quickly developed resistance, but levels of resistant virus declined over time to undetectable levels. In the current study, however, researchers found these resistant...

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