Treatment 2015

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Global HIV Treatment Reaches Tipping Point in Many Nations


Treatment as Prevention Is Cost-Effective in Poorer Nations

Hardened Arteries Are Linked to HIV Rather than ARVs


Rates of Failure in HIV Drugs Vary Widely in Poorer Nations


Syringe Exchanges Prevent HIV: Just Ask Australia

Public Health

HIV Puts Gay Men With HPV at Greater Risk of Anal Cancer


Unsuppressed HIV Viral Load Doubles Heart Disease Risk


Slow Progress in Getting Africans on ARVs Early in HIV Disease


ARVs Lower Advanced Liver Disease in Men With HIV & Hep C

Liver Disease

Giving Short-Term ARVs During Early HIV Infection Has Benefits


Another Study Suggests PrEP Doesn't Lead to Riskier Sex

Public Health

Addicts in Treatment Have Less Access to HIV and STI Testing


Newer HIV Tests Better Identify Acute Infections


HIV Positive With Low CD4s? Keeping Appointments Is Vital


Young People With HIV New to Care Have High Viral Loads


Those Newly Diagnosed With HIV, STIs Help Find Other Cases


Tivicay (Dolutegravir) Is Approved in Europe


Supervised and Unsupervised Self-Testing for HIV in High- and Low-Risk Populations: A Systematic Review

Abstract<p>Background<p>Stigma, discrimination, lack of privacy, and long waiting times partly explain why six out of ten individuals living with HIV do …

Clinical Trials

To Prevent HIV Infection, Couples Try Testing Together

Getting tested for HIV in the U.S. is almost always private, sometimes even secretive. Ditto for disclosing the results.<p>But some say the approach is outmoded at a time when many at risk for HIV — gay men — are in committed relationships.<p>Research shows as many as two-thirds of new HIV infections …

Increasing Access to HIV Drugs and Other Essential Medicines in Middle-Income Nations and for Key Populations Globally

<b>Amsterdam, Cape Town, Oakland --</b> Today a number of global HIV networks released a joint policy brief entitled Access Challenges for HIV Treatment …

World Economy

UNAIDS Reports Improved Access to Antiretrovirals Helping More People With HIV Live Longer

This information was reprinted from with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. You can view the entire <i>Kaiser Daily Global</i> …

World AIDS Day

Forum on Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment: HIV and stopping meds

HIV and stopping meds <br>Nov 24, 2013<p>My viral load upon detection was 680,000 and cd4 was 670. I started meds a year later when cd4 fell to 320. I've …

AIDS Treatment in Children, Influenza Vaccination Strategies, Patient Safety, and Antimicrobial Resistance in China | Speaking of Medicine

This week <i>PLOS Medicine</i> publishes the following new articles:<p>Using observational data collected in cohort studies in Southern Africa, Michael …

USAID Global Health on Twitter: "13 million #HIV-positive Africans still do not have access to life-saving medication they require @UCT_news"

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Financing Essential HIV Services: A New Economic Agenda

1. Lozano R, Naghavi M, Foreman K, Lim S, Shibuya K, et al. (2012) Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups in 1990 …

Public Health

NPR Health News on Twitter: "HIV Treatment Keeps A Family Together And Growing In Kenya"

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People with HIV Can Live as Long as Uninfected Populations

A new study reports that young people with HIV have a life expectancy similar to that of the general population.<p>Researchers of the new study …

Mobile Device Delivers Rapid HIV/AIDS Test Results in an Hour

Nanobiosym, a nanotechnology firm based in Cambridge, Mass., has created a mobile device that can accurately test for HIV/AIDS in some of the most …

HIV and Aging: A Time for Celebration?

On Sept. 18 the United States government observes National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. This commemoration is the latest addition to a series of such HIV-related remembrances and is one that has particular salience given the ever-evolving demographic landscape of the HIV-infected population in …

HIV positive