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Over a quarter of HIV-positive children on treatment have lipodystrophy in European study

Over a quarter of HIV-positive children and adolescents had body fat redistribution and over a third had elevated blood lipids according to a European study

Published
18 June 2004
By
Michael Carter
Study finds that 8% of newly diagnosed HIV patients in US have drug resistance

Resistance testing of individuals recently diagnosed with HIV before the initiation of HAART would identify a substantial number of patients with mutations causing resistance

Published
16 June 2004
By
Michael Carter
Record number of new UK HIV diagnoses made in 2003

A record number of new HIV diagnoses were made in the UK last year, with heterosexual women again making up the largest group of people

Published
03 June 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard
One in three HIV-positive gay men in London unaware they are infected

A third of HIV-positive gay men in London are unaware that they have the infection, according to a study published in the June 2nd edition

Published
03 June 2004
By
Christopher Gadd
HAART has led to a dramatic reduction in KS incidence in Europe

The incidence of the AIDS-defining cancer Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) has fallen significantly in Europe since the introduction of HAART, according to a prospective cohort study

Published
13 May 2004
By
Michael Carter
Impact of HIV on South African children underestimated

Nearly 7% of South African children between the ages of two and nine are infected with HIV according to a survey presented this week at

Published
13 May 2004
By
Keith Alcorn
Uganda's success against HIV due to abstinence, behaviour change and community, not condoms

HIV prevalence in Uganda declined in the 1990s by 70%, thanks to community mobilisation and risk-avoidance at a population level, according to a study published

Published
30 April 2004
By
Michael Carter
Dementia and neuropathy common in Ugandan HIV-positive patients

Dementia and sensory neuropathy are common among untreated HIV-positive individuals in sub-Saharan Africa, according to research presented this week at the American Academy of Neurology

Published
28 April 2004
By
Keith Alcorn
Russia's hard line on drug use making HIV prevention difficult

Russia’s worsening HIV crisis is being exacerbated by government policy, police harassment and prejudice, according to a report released today by Human Rights Watch. The

Published
28 April 2004
By
Michael Carter
Donated blood sample involved in HIV transmission, even though donation tested for HIV RNA

A case of HIV transmission in the US involving a blood donation that had been screened for HIV RNA is reported in the March edition

Published
26 April 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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