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A new analysis of the global START trial found that health outcomes were better for those starting treatment within six months.
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.
Highlights from HIV and hepatitis C research presented at the 2018 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston
The average time between diagnosis and treatment start narrowed to just six days by 2016.
With a grant to follow their large study population through 2021, researchers hope to gain vital new insights about HIV infection.
This is according to an analysis of 35,000 people with high CD4 counts diagnosed with HIV in China.
Researchers discovered that higher levels of such cells were tied not only to infection risk but also HIV disease progression.
Since launching its “Getting to Zero” campaign in 2010, the city has seen a rapid decline in new diagnoses among other improvements.
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