Articles tagged with: SMART study

Inflammation-related illness among HIV-positive people

published: December, 28, 2017 Written by // CATIE - HIV and Hep C Info Resource Categories // Social Media, General Health, Research, Health, International , CATIE - HIV and Hep C Info Resource, Living with HIV, Media

Researchers assess two studies to understand the impact of chronic inflammation on major clinical events—heart attack, stroke, cancer, other serious complications and the risk of death. From CATIE, Sean R. Hosein reports.

Inflammation-related illness among HIV-positive people

Chronic HIV infection is associated with increased levels of inflammation. Researchers suspect that over the long-term this inflammation may be associated with an increased risk of health problems. To explore this idea, rather than launch a new and expensive clinical trial, researchers in Europe and the U.S. re-analysed data from two large, well-designed studies of the cytokine IL-2 (interleukin-2) in people with HIV. Specifically, researchers sought to assess the impact of chronic inflammati

IAS 2011 Rome Here I come!! Searching for HIV treatment guideline changes, and emerging therapies.

published: July, 12, 2011 Written by // Brian Finch - Founder Categories // International AIDS Conference , Brian Finch

This time I'm off to Rome on my never-ending quest for finding out when is the right time to start treatment.

IAS 2011 Rome Here I come!! Searching for HIV treatment guideline changes, and emerging therapies.

IAS 2011 Rome Here I come!! It just didn’t seem that long ago that I was accepted for media accreditation for the IAS 2011 Rome conference. I was in St. Martin sitting in this beautiful $5 million property my friend was looking after that had this beautiful view of the ocean from the top of Mont Royal – and no, not the one in Montreal. Within about two hours I had a great one-bedroom apartment rented (with air conditioning this time!) not far from the venue in Rome. It was all done and set