PLoS, Neurology Publish Perspective, Study on ARVs in Developing Countries, Therapy for HIV-Related Dementia
- "Modeling the Impact of Antiretroviral Use in Developing Countries," PLoS Medicine: Stefano Bertozzi and Sergio Bautista-Arrendondo of the Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica in Cuernavaca, Mexico, discuss mathematical models of HIV/AIDS treatment, limitations of new model-based methods and policy implications of such methods. They also discuss model-based methods as an essential and practical means of conducting formal comparisons of health strategies in developing countries (Bertozzi/Bautista-Arrendondo, PLoS Medicine, 3/14).
- "Valproic Acid Adjunctive Therapy for HIV-Associated Cognitive Impairment -- A First Report," Neurology: Giovanni Schifitto of the Department of Neurology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and colleagues at the University of Nebraska Medical Center examined the safety and efficacy of valproic acid for treating HIV-related dementia (Schifitto et al., Neurology, 3/1). The researchers believe the drug might aid in protecting neurons, according to the Omaha World-Herald (Anderson, Omaha World-Herald, 3/15).
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