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HIV Neurodegenerative Mechanisms Compared to Other Neurodegenerative Diseases – by Valquíria M. de Figueiredo, Tiago A. O. Silva

HIV Neurodegenerative Mechanisms Compared to Other Neurodegenerative Diseases – by Valquíria Merjan de Figueiredo, Tiago Andrade de Oliveira e Silva   Introduction This article describes HIV-1 factors and mechanisms involved in neurodegeneration and compares them with those of other neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. According to estimates from the UNAIDS report …

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HIV INFECTION AND DRUG ABUSE: IMPLICATIONS FOR NEUROPLASTICITY AND NEUROCOGNITIVE DISORDERS – Mônica Bento Bispo Patrícia de Barros Viegas

(Mônica Bento Bispo Patrícia de Barros Viegas) INTRODUCTION   Human immunodeficiency virus-1 (HIV-1) neuroinvasion occurs in about 80 % of infected individuals (Persidsky and Poluektova, 2006). In the early stage of infection, HIV enters the central nervous system (CNS) via infected monocytes, macrophages and T cells that cross the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and causes neurocognitive …

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