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How does insulin affect lipodystrophy?

The first day of the Third International Worskhop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Lipodystrophy in Athens was largely devoted to research into insulin resistance –

Published
24 October 2001
By
Keith Alcorn
Lipodystrophy may be less common than thought

Body fat changes that occur after beginning antiretroviral treatment may be less frequent than some experts think, according to findings from two recent studies. Although

Published
03 April 2001
By
Keith Alcorn
British HIV Association adult antiretroviral treatment guidelines: Lipodystrophy

Introduction It is now over 2 years since the widespread recognition of the metabolic and morphologic changes observed during antiretroviral therapy. The characteristic morphological changes observed

Published
17 March 2001
By
Keith Alcorn
More good news on ceasing OI prophylaxis

Preventative medicine for toxoplasma encephalitis may be safely ceased in individuals with sustained CD4 improvements, according to new data from the Swiss Cohort Study published

Published
05 March 2001
By
Megan Nicholson
Lipodystrophy seen in primary infection HAART patients

Body fat alterations (lipodystrophy) are being seen just one year after individuals with primary HIV infection commence HAART, warned an Australian doctor at the Lisbon

Published
05 March 2001
By
Keith Alcorn
Smoking more likely to cause lung problems in people with HIV

Smokers with HIV are significantly more likely to develop the lung condition emphysema than HIV-negative smokers. Emphysema is a condition in which lung tissue is

Published
05 March 2001
By
Keith Alcorn
Potential fatal interaction between protease inhibitors and crystal meth

Australian doctors have reported what they believe to be a fatal interaction between ritonavir and methamphetamine, commonly known as crystal or crystal meth. Crystal is

Published
05 March 2001
By
Keith Alcorn
One in five on HAART have bone problems

Protease inhibitor treatment is associated with a significantly greater incidence of osteoporosis (reduced bone density due to loss of vital mineral components), according to researchers

Published
05 March 2001
By
Keith Alcorn

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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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