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Italian study shows growth in heart and kidney problems in people living with HIV

Reduced kidney function, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease have each become more common in a large cohort of Italians living with HIV followed since 2004, with

Published
28 December 2018
By
Keith Alcorn
Making Transplant History

Advocate John Tenorio could be the first HIV-positive person to receive a kidney from a living donor with HIV.

Published
23 November 2018
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How safe is PrEP? Meta-analysis finds no increased risk of serious side-effects

A meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials of tenofovir or tenofovir/emtricitabine as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has found no increase in the risk of serious adverse health

Published
02 November 2018
By
Gus Cairns
Older age and baseline kidney function, not ARV choice, are key risk factors for chronic kidney disease in people with HIV in Australian cohort

Older age and lower baseline kidney function are the only significant risk factors for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in HIV-positive adults, investigators from Australia report

Published
26 September 2018
By
Michael Carter
UK research shows that black patients of West African and Caribbean origin have higher rates of chronic kidney disease

The risk of chronic and end-stage kidney disease among HIV-positive people of African ethnicity varies according to the region of origin and is highest among those of West

Published
20 August 2018
By
Michael Carter
Diabetes isn't adequately managed in women with HIV, says US research

Optimum targets for control of type 2 diabetes are achieved in only 11% of women with HIV or at risk of HIV, according to US

Published
03 July 2018
By
Michael Carter
Kidney function declines faster in men on HIV treatment than for their HIV-negative peers

Loss of kidney function in men with HIV is most strongly associated with antiretroviral therapy, an 11-year study of men living with HIV and their

Published
01 June 2018
By
Keith Alcorn
New study will probe safety of HIV-to-HIV kidney transplants

A new study may pave the way for HIV-positive patients to receive organ transplants.The National Institutes of Health this month announced the launch of the HOPE in Action Multicenter Kidney Study to research the safety of kidney transplantation from HIV-positive donors to HIV-positive recipients.

Published
21 May 2018
From
MD Magazine
NIH Clinical Trial to Track Outcomes of Kidney Transplantation From HIV-Positive Donors to HIV-Positive Recipients

The study will track the clinical outcomes of 160 kidney transplants. All transplant recipients in the study will be living with HIV; 80 of them will receive kidneys from deceased donors who had HIV, and 80 will receive kidneys from HIV-uninfected deceased donors serving as the control group.

Published
08 May 2018
From
NIAID press release
TAF only superior to TDF when used with a boosting agent

The benefits of tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) over tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) may have been overstated, according to the results of a meta-analysis published in the

Published
10 April 2018
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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