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Alcoholic Extract of Lotus Leaves Improves Lipid Profile in Rats with HIV Protease Inhibitor-induced Dyslipidaemia

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.373
Pages: 
195–200
Synopsis: 
Dyslipidaemia was induced in rats and was treated with alcoholic extracts of lotus leaves for four weeks. Total cholesterol and glycerides decreased but did not reach their normal levels.

 ABSTRACT

Objective: To examine the effect of the alcoholic extract of lotus leaves (AELL) on antiretroviral treatment-induced dyslipidaemia in a rat model.

Accepted: 
25 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 21 Jul, 2015

Response to First Line HAART using CD4 Cell Counts: Experience in a University Hospital in Kingston

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Pages: 
439–44
Synopsis: 
The recommended guidelines were adhered to for the majority of patients and outcomes were similar to those in developed countries.

ABSTRACT

Objectives: To assess the extent to which the current practice for first line therapy concurs with the recommended guidelines and to examine the response of treatment naïve patients to first line Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) at the University Hospital of the West Indies, using CD4 cell counts.

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e-Published: 07 Oct, 2013
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