TITLE

Intermittent HAART no better than continuous for QOL

PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;5/20/2006, Issue 503, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study of the effect of long-cycle structured intermittent therapy (SIT) versus continuous highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) on quality of life in patients with chronic HIV infection, published in the April 4, 2006 issue of the periodical "AIDS." The patients were randomised by U.S.-based researchers to receive either long-cycle SIT or continuous HAART for 10 months. The study showed higher physical and mental health summary among the SIT group.
ACCESSION #
28776940

 

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