Journal of
AIDS and HIV Research

  • Abbreviation: J. AIDS HIV Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2359
  • DOI: 10.5897/JAHR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 273

Table of Content: November, 2011; 3(11)

November 2011

Safe use of Sunitinib in metastatic non-clear cell renal cell cancer in the setting of human immunodeficiency virus

The introduction of targeted therapies has offered the promise of better survival outcomes for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Sunitinib malate, an oral, multitargeted tyrosine kinase inhibitor, is an important treatment option for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma. This case study explores the controversial use of sunitinib in a patient with a non-clear cell variant of renal cell carcinoma,...

Author(s): Govender P. S. and Abdel Goad E. H.

  • Article Number: 57D06F33017

November 2011

Analysis of coital activity, number of sexual partners, and non-use of condoms among High School students in Namibia: Implications for the ABC approach

Understanding sexual risk behaviours is important in monitoring the effectiveness of HIV/AIDS preventive interventions such as the ABC (abstinence, be faithful, and use a condom) approach. This study analysed the sexual activity, numbers of sexual partners, and non-use of condoms among Namibian High School students. A randomised cross-sectional survey was carried out in 18 High Schools located in six educational regions...

Author(s): Kazhila C. Chinsembu, Choshi D. Kasanda, Cornelia N. Shimwooshili-Shaimemanyaand Donovan Zealand

  • Article Number: 11317963062

November 2011

The relationship between subclinical atherosclerosis in HIV patients and cardiovascular risk factors

HIV-infected patients are at an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Pulse Wave Velocity (PWV) is regarded as non-invasive test for diagnosing subclinical atherosclerosis (SA). Until now, there have been very few studies which have analysed SA in HIV patients using PWV measurements. Our objectives were to analyse the prevalence of SA in a Spanish cohort of HIV patients using PWV and compare it with the data...

Author(s): Hidalgo-Tenorio Carmen, Jarilla Fernandez Francisco, Rivero Rodriguez Mar, García Vallecillos Coral, Pasquau Liaño Juan and López Ruz Miguel Angel

  • Article Number: A4C67283077