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Treating HIV very early can shrink viral reservoir 100-fold.
People who start HIV treatment early have a normal life expectancy, according to new findings.
Researchers found that during the earliest phases of infection, the reservoir is quite susceptible to antiretroviral treatment.
Ingredient believed to be key to clearing lungs is banned in the U.S.
But even starting antiretrovirals with a high CD4 count doesn’t close the wide gap in years lived without major health problems.
A new analysis of the global START trial found that health outcomes were better for those starting treatment within six months.
In theory, if HIV is given more time to establish a reservoir, this will fuel viral blips after individuals start antiretrovirals
From being a kid with no real treatment options to being a 43-year having to switch meds because of high cholesterol.
Researchers compared the immune systems of South African women who started treatment at different points postinfection.
But health officials stress there is still room for improvement.
This is according to the large randomized controlled START trial.
A look at 2009 to 2014 data found that those in care for HIV saw a considerable fall in treatment deferrals.
“I keep thinking, this is sub-Saharan Africa happening all over again.”
Living with chronic pain not only drags down quality of life, but it is also linked to poorer HIV-related health outcomes.
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