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India: Global Fund boss optimistic on HIV progress; controversy continues on size of epidemic

After a whirlwind tour of India last week, Prof. Richard Feachem, the executive director of the Global Fund Against AIDS, TB and Malaria (GFATM) appears

Published
23 September 2004
By
Pranay Lal
Higher immune system activation prior to seroconversion leads to faster CD4 T-cell loss

Patients with a history of high immune system activation before HIV infection experience faster declines in CD4 cell counts, according to a prospective cohort study

Published
17 September 2004
By
Christopher Gadd
New UK HIV diagnoses in 2003: near-complete numbers confirm record increase

Near-complete numbers of new HIV UK diagnoses for 2003 were released the Health Protection Agency (HPA) last week, and reveal that with over 90% of

Published
01 September 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Swiss study finds even with HAART, HIV+ still have tenfold higher risk of death than general population

Although much has been made of the increased survival seen in the age of HAART, Swiss researchers have determined that the Swiss HIV-positive population taken

Published
28 August 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard
DAD study: 26% increased risk of stroke, angioplasty or bypass surgery for each year on HAART

Incremental new data from the landmark DAD (Data collection on Adverse event of anti-HIV Drugs) trial, which last year reported a 26% increased risk in

Published
27 August 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Strong link found between herpes simplex virus-2 and HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

More evidence was presented this week by researchers from London regarding the strong link between infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2) and the transmission of

Published
20 August 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Most ‘HAART-associated’ symptoms may not be attributable to drug therapy, study claims

Most clinical symptoms associated with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) are as common in HIV-positive women on a stable HAART regimen as they are in

Published
19 August 2004
By
Christopher Gadd
Oral sex between men a ‘small but real risk’ for HIV transmission, survey shows

Oral sex probably acounts for almost 3% of HIV infections in men who have sex with men (MSM), according to the results of a survey

Published
05 August 2004
By
Christopher Gadd
5 million new HIV cases in 2003, say UNAIDS

More people – 5 million - were newly infected with HIV in 2003 than any previous year, according to UNAIDS in their 2004 Report

Published
06 July 2004
By
Michael Carter
Occult hepatitis B infection present in 2% of HIV-positive patients in US study

Occult hepatitis B infection was present in 2% of HIV-positive individuals participating in two clinical trials in the USA in the mid-1990s according to a

Published
30 June 2004
By
Michael Carter

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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