Author | Veronica Hackethal, MD, MSc

Articles

Statin Therapy: The Current Pros and Cons

March 14, 2014

The benefits of statin therapy no longer stand uncontested as they did early in the life cycle of the class. The pro and con camps each can point to science, but in the end it's about personalized medicine.

Early ART in Infants: Longitudinal Results and the Mississippi Baby

March 11, 2014

These presentations provided a wealth of data suggesting that very early treatment of HIV may help control viremia and achieve remission over time in pediatric patients.

Cardiac Comorbidities in HIV: Role of Depression, Visceral Fat, Sex, and Exposure to ART

March 11, 2014

Here: 4 subgroups of HIV patients whose cardiovascular health might benefit from your targeted intervention.

Neuro-HIV: Replication of HIV in Adults in the CNS Early After Infection

March 10, 2014

Replication of HIV within the CNS continues to be a hot topic, because it represents a viral reservoir that can complicate treatment, as well as control and prevention efforts.

Targeting Prevention of HIV-1 Transmission

March 05, 2014

Preliminary study results confirm that patient education and targeting those in higher-risk populations or who engage in high-risk behaviors continue to be important in preventing HIV transmission. Four specific recommendations here.

Brain and Islet: Key Partners in Glucose Homeostasis

December 06, 2013

Move over, islet cell loyalists. A brain-centered theory of diabetes pathogenesis has returned and is looking for cooperation.