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ICU Management

ICU Mortality of HIV-Infected Patients

2014 31 Aug

Combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) has significantly decreased the morbidity/mortality associated with HIV infection in industrialised countries. cART has also resulted in a decrease in opportunistic infections and hospital admissions. However, while combination antiretroviral therapy has led to better outcomes in patients infected with HIV,... Read more

ICU Management

Drug Is Found to Eradicate HIV Permanently from Infected Cells

2013 25 Sep

The topical anti-fungal drug Ciclopirox causes HIV-infected cells to commit suicide by jamming up the cells’ powerhouse, the mitochondria — according to a study by researchers at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. And unlike current anti-HIV drugs, Ciclopirox completely eradicates infectious HIV from cell cultures, with no rebound of virus when the... Read more