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  • highly active anti-retroviral therapy


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  • However, HAART is not the optimal solution for HIV - it requires lifelong therapy, the medication can cause various side effects and the effects of long-term HAART are not yet known.


  • If the media chirpily dub HAART a drug "cocktail", HAART is definitely not a fun experience, Romero said. Top Stories

  • In most people, HIV can be controlled with a drug combination called HAART, short for highly active antiretroviral therapy.

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  • Currently, the "gold standard" treatment for HIV is known as HAART, for highly active anti-retroviral therapy, which consists of a number of drugs that reduce viral load by stopping the virus from replicating.

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  • A combination of drugs called HAART developed in the late 1990s dramatically reduced the death rate.


  • The decrease in suicide rates after introduction of the therapy, known as HAART, was associated with an increase in people's CD4 white blood cells, which indicates an improvement in HIV disease status, the researchers said. News

  • The anti-HIV nanoviricide drug candidates were found to be superior to a three-drug cocktail called HAART (for "highly active anti-retroviral therapy") in all parameters tested.


  • HIV virus from blood samples was analyzed for resistance mutations, and mothers and children with resistance mutations were monitored for a further 96 weeks until no resistance was detected or combination ART (also called "HAART") was started.

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  • But we soon realized that the virus can remain dormant in many cells only to reactivate later on, therefore realizing that HAART was not a "cure."

    Julie Chen, M.D.: Do We Have a Functional Cure for HIV Yet?

  • Similarly, with the advent of highly-active antiretroviral therapy HAART medication regimens, patients were able to achieve significantly suppressed viral levels.

    Julie Chen, M.D.: Do We Have a Functional Cure for HIV Yet?


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