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A Campbell Foundation grant helps researchers explore links between HIV, cardiovascular disease and measures of inflammation.
Effects of the body’s response to the coronavirus on the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscle can be particularly devastating.
A $7 million grant goes to new research seeking insights to neurological and cognitive problems.
Based on brain waves, this test could also provide insight into the effects on the brain of concussions, Alzheimer’s disease and Zika virus.
This finding offers important insight into research on HIV cure therapies.
After almost a decade on antiretroviral therapy, half of study participants still had HIV in immune cells in their brain and spinal fluid.
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That’s compared with a control group of HIV-negative individuals in a small study.
These two factors may exacerbate brain declines in people with HIV.
A major mitigating factor may be treating HIV with antiretrovirals.
AVR treatment halts brain damage and reduces damage.
This finding adds yet more weight to the imperative of treating HIV as soon as possible after infection.
The authors of a recent study hypothesize that HIV’s initial attack on the brain may be responsible for subsequent cognitive decline.
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