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Acute and chronic kidney disease

Part of a series on kidney disease in resource-limited settings. This edition looks at the causes and prevalence of acute and chronic kidney disease in

Published
04 February 2011
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HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Good outcomes among HIV-positive patients having a liver transplant due to cancer

HIV-positive patients who have a liver transplant because of liver cancer can have good outcomes, French research published in the February edition of Hepatology shows.  The study

Published
31 January 2011
By
Michael Carter
Kidney disease in people with HIV: a clinical review (part one)

First in a series on kidney disease in resource-limited settings. This edition covers the scale of the problem, diagnosing kidney disease and monitoring kidney function.

Published
27 January 2011
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HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
Weekly text messages improve HIV drug adherence in Kenya

Weekly text message (SMS) reminders increased the proportion of patients who achieved 90% adherence to antiretrovirals by 13-16% over one year in a randomised trial in rural Kenya, Cristian

Published
25 January 2011
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
Many South African patients not on ART are being lost to care

Fewer than 50% of patients diagnosed with HIV in a district of rural South Africa who are not yet eligible for antiretroviral therapy have been retained in care, a

Published
22 December 2010
By
Michael Carter
Prompt treatment and better screening could prevent many cancer deaths in patients taking HIV therapy

Many cancer-related deaths in patients taking antiretroviral therapy are potentially preventable, a US study published in the online edition of AIDS suggests. A low CD4

Published
20 December 2010
By
Michael Carter
Screening ART patients for cryptococcal disease is cost effective and will save lives

All patients with a CD4 cell count below 100 cells/mm3 should be routinely screened for cryptococcal meningitis as part of antiretroviral treatment programmes, South African doctors argue

Published
09 December 2010
By
Michael Carter
People 'denied' die at home wish

Three in every five people in the UK would like to die at home, yet only one in five actually does, says a report from Demos on how people want to end our lives.

Published
14 November 2010
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BBC Health
Mobile phone messages improve adherence and HIV control in Kenyan trial

A text message from a clinic each week resulted in better adherence and a higher level of viral load suppression among people with HIV after starting antiretroviral

Published
10 November 2010
By
Keith Alcorn
Food assistance improved ART adherence, retention in care, in Haiti

Providing food assistance to people living with HIV in a comprehensive HIV programme in Haiti, where the quality and quantity of food is poor, improved adherence and

Published
08 November 2010
By
Carole Leach-Lemens

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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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