Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

Study surprises with findings that use of efavirenz appeared to lessen depression risk among patients in Uganda

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For years the association of a life-saving medicine commonly used in first-line antiretroviral treatment regimens with psychiatric side effects that included thoughts of suicide, posed an urgent question to HIV physicians administering care across Africa. Risks of depression among people living with HIV already are higher than among those of the general population and threaten […]