HAART

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n HAART a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV
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Usage


In news:

The International AIDS Conference held in Durban in 2000 was a watershed for highly active antiretroviral treatment ( HAART ) in Africa.
Data on the cost-effectiveness of HIV prevention in sub-Saharan Africa and on highly active antiretroviral therapy ( HAART ) indicate that prevention is at least 28 times more cost effective than HAART .
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In science:

Moreover, the method was also used in to give an estimate of the hazard ratio for the effect of highly active antiviral treatment (HAART) on progression to AIDS or death for HIV patients in Switzerland.
A martingale approach to continuous-time marginal structural models
The antiretroviral treatments available are mostly administered in “drug-cocktail” form , also known as highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART).
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Even though HAART has been highly effective in treating HIV/AIDS, it leads to numerous side-effects from hepatitis, liver failure, cardiovascular malfunction, pancreas damage to nausea, diarrhea and depression .
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Perelson, Opportunistic infection as a cause of transient viremia in chronically infected HIV patients under treatment with HAART, Bull.
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