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CROI: ART: Helpful or harmful to kidney function?

In this study, 1,758 HIV-positive individuals beginning either their first or a new ART regimen through an AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) randomised clinical trial

15 March 2007
Derek Thaczuk
CROI: Is tenofovir causing kidney problems?

Tenofovir (Viread) has been associated with kidney (renal) toxicity in certain cases, although this has proven to be nearly always mild, rare, and reversible. Researchers

13 March 2007
Derek Thaczuk
Low CD4 cell count and hepatitis C coinfection risk factors for acute kidney failure in HIV-infected patients

HIV-positive individuals who are receiving treatment with potent antiretroviral therapy have an increased risk of experiencing acute kidney failure if they have a low CD4

19 July 2006
Michael Carter
Spanish study confirms that tenofovir-related kidney problems are rare and linked to other risk factors

An observational study of almost 1300 HIV-positive patients has confirmed that kidney problems related to tenofovir (Viread) are rare and usually occur in patients with

17 July 2006
Christopher Gadd
Additional case reports of tenofovir kidney toxicity

Boston, MA: Following two recently published case reports of kidney failure in patients receiving the new antiretroviral, tenofovir, reported here on, six more cases

14 February 2003
Anna Poppa
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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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