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Early treatment and interruption makes no difference to disease progression, study finds

The largest study yet done on the whether immediate antiretroviral therapy (ART) may benefit people with recent HIV infection has found that immediate treatment followed

Published
04 September 2009
By
Gus Cairns
IRIS responsible for low number of deaths in patients starting HIV treatment in Uganda

Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is not a significant cause of death in patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Uganda, investigators report in the September 15th

Published
18 August 2009
By
Michael Carter
Low maternal vitamin D increases risk of HIV transmission to child and infant mortality

Low maternal vitamin D is associated with an increased risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission and child mortality, investigators report in the online edition of the

Published
14 August 2009
By
Michael Carter
Study suggests immune systems of untreated HIV-infected individuals may deteriorate faster than previously thought

The immune systems of untreated HIV-infected individuals appear to deteriorate faster than previously thought, according to preliminary results of a small clinical trial. This finding

Published
12 August 2009
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NIAID Press Release
South African study shows good ART outcomes for children in primary health clinic

Over 80% of children who began antiretroviral treatment remained in care with 90% of those still in care showing complete viral suppression after two years

Published
11 August 2009
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
Workforce participation increases with time on HIV treatment

The probabilities of being employed and being able to perform normal daily activities increased over a period of three years and beyond amongst adults on

Published
10 August 2009
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
Non-AIDS-related deaths becoming more common in Rio de Janeiro HIV patients

Non-AIDS-related causes of death are an increasingly important cause of mortality amongst HIV-positive patients in Rio de Janeiro, investigators report in the August 15th edition

Published
07 August 2009
By
Michael Carter
Earlier treatment could be cost-effective for South Africa

Starting treatment at a CD4 count of 350 would be cost-effective in South Africa, with a maximum extra expenditure of $1.5 billion over five years

Published
07 August 2009
By
Keith Alcorn
Male partner clinic attendance and HIV testing associated with better outcomes for infants born to HIV-positive mothers

When the male partner of a pregnant woman attends antenatal clinic visits with her and gets tested for HIV, there appears to be a reduced

Published
23 July 2009
By
Theo Smart
European study confirms that HIV treatment within three months of birth improves outcome for HIV-positive infants

HIV-infected infants who start HIV treatment within three months of birth have a significantly reduced risk of developing AIDS or dying, European investigators report in

Published
11 March 2009
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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