Affiliation: Georgetown University
- Short-term garlic supplementation and highly active antiretroviral treatment adherence, CD4+ cell counts, and human immunodeficiency virus viral loadChenglong Liu
Department of Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Altern Ther Health Med 18:18-22. 2012..Researchers rarely have studied garlic's association with antiretroviral therapies, however, even though that association is very relevant clinically...
- The identification of unique serum proteins of HIV-1 latently infected long-term non-progressor patientsRachel Van Duyne
George Mason University, Department of Molecular and Microbiology, National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, Manassas, VA 20110, USA
AIDS Res Ther 7:21. 2010..The utilization of proteomic techniques to globally identify differentially expressed serum proteins in response to HIV-1 infection is a significant undertaking that is complicated due to the innate protein profile of human serum...
- Disclosure of complementary and alternative medicine use to health care providers among HIV-infected womenChenglong Liu
Department of Medicine, Georgetown University, Washington, D C 20007, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:965-71. 2009..Interventions targeted towards both physicians and patients may enhance communication of CAM use, avoid potential adverse events and drug interactions, and enhance HAART adherence...
- Sexual serosorting among women with or at risk of HIV infectionChenglong Liu
Department of Medicine, Georgetown University, 2233 Wisconsin Ave NW, Suite 214, Washington, DC 20007, USA
AIDS Behav 15:9-15. 2011..Our analyses suggest that serosorting is occurring among both HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in this cohort...
- An investigation of the possible interaction between the use of Vitamin C and highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) adherence and effectiveness in treated HIV+ womenDaniel Merenstein
Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, United States
Complement Ther Med 20:222-7. 2012..Women served as their own controls, comparing periods of Vitamin C usage with periods of non-usage...
- Association of complementary and alternative medicine use with highly active antiretroviral therapy initiationDaniel Merenstein
Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Altern Ther Health Med 14:18-22. 2008....
- Relationship between complementary/alternative treatment use and illicit drug use among a cohort of women with, or at risk for, HIV infectionDaniel J Merenstein
Department of Family Medicine, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Altern Complement Med 16:989-93. 2010..Based on previous research, it was hypothesized that CAM use may decrease substance use...
- Insomnia symptoms and HIV infection among participants in the Women's Interagency HIV StudyGirardin Jean-Louis
Sleep Disorders Center, Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 450 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11203 2098, USA
Sleep 35:131-7. 2012..This study assessed the prevalence of insomnia symptoms among women with and without HIV-infection and examined factors associated with insomnia...
- A single-nucleotide polymorphism in CYP2B6 leads to >3-fold increases in efavirenz concentrations in plasma and hair among HIV-infected womenMonica Gandhi
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
J Infect Dis 206:1453-61. 2012..We analyzed numerous genetic and nongenetic factors impacting short-term and long-term exposure in a large heterogeneous population of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected women...
- HIV-1 decreases the levels of neurotrophins in human lymphocytesValeriya Avdoshina
Department of Neuroscience, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
AIDS 25:1126-8. 2011..Our results support the hypothesis that reduced levels of BDNF may be a risk factor for T-cell apoptosis and for neurological complications associated with HIV-1 infection...