- Michael Carter | 28 March 2017
An antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence support study conducted in the Netherlands has been hailed as “an outstanding addition to the scientific literature on adherence.” Published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, ...
- Gus Cairns | 24 March 2017
A report released on Tuesday by Health Protection Scotland
shows that 2016 saw the lowest number of people diagnosed with HIV within
Scotland since 2003.
Last year, 285 people were diagnosed with ...
- Roger Pebody | 20 March 2017
Men who have sex with men in Vietnam risk being left behind
as the country strives to achieve UNAIDS’ 90-90-90 targets for diagnosis, treatment
and viral suppression, according to a qualitative study ...
- Keith Alcorn | 17 March 2017
Specialised services to attract men to HIV testing and treatment may need to adopt several different formats in order to reach different sub-populations of men, suggesting there is no single ...
- Keith Alcorn | 16 March 2017
Almost one in five people newly diagnosed with HIV in
a study employing active methods to link people to care and treatment had still
not linked to care a year after diagnosis, ...
- Keith Alcorn | 13 March 2017
After a second wave of intensive household testing, a large
study of the 'test and treat' strategy in Zambia is diagnosing more people with
HIV, getting more people onto treatment and reducing ...
- Carole Leach-Lemens | 21 February 2017
Close to 60% of adults benefiting from point-of-care
CD4 cell count testing at HIV testing sites, accelerated antiretroviral therapy (ART)
initiation and SMS appointment reminders were retained in care after one year, ...
- Carole Leach-Lemens | 21 February 2017
Adults recently diagnosed with HIV getting help from peers to address personal barriers to care together with SMS check-in messages, appointment and healthy living reminders had nearly twice the odds ...
- Gus Cairns | 18 February 2017
A study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) presented at the
recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic
Infections (CROI 2017) in Seattle found that the proportion of time ...
- Liz Highleyman | 16 February 2017
The number of annual new HIV infections in the US fell by 18% overall since
2008, offering evidence that prevention and treatment efforts are having an
impact, according to data from the ...
- Keith Alcorn | 14 February 2017
Using a point-of-care test to diagnose HIV in infants
significantly improved retention in care, speeded up antiretroviral therapy (ART) initiation and
increased the proportion of infants who started treatment, a large randomised
- Gus Cairns | 14 February 2017
HIV incidence has started to tumble in one of the best-studied
groups of people in Africa, the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2017) heard in Seattle today. The
annual infection ...
- Keith Alcorn | 08 February 2017
Following individuals through the cascade of care, from HIV diagnosis to treatment and undetectable viral load, rather than taking snapshots of performance, has led researchers on a major South African ...
- Michael Carter | 08 February 2017
Women are more
likely than men to have poor adherence to combination antiretroviral therapy
(cART), according to Canadian research published in HIV Medicine. Adherence was monitored in a cohort of over 4000 ...
- Keith Alcorn | 25 January 2017
A lack of lengthy preparation before starting HIV treatment does not result in an increased risk of death or loss to follow-up in adolescents, a study from Zimbabwe published in ...
- Gus Cairns | 09 January 2017
The annual number of new cases of HIV increased by at least 8%
in 2015 in the whole of the World Health Organization (WHO) European region, and by 60% in the ...
- Michael Carter | 05 January 2017
voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) in countries with a high HIV
prevalence has the potential to reduce incidence of new infections over and
above the level associated with attainment of the ...
- Keith Alcorn | 04 January 2017
Viral load testing capacity is still weak in some of the
countries with the highest burden of HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa and
needs urgent improvement, according to findings from a seven-country ...
- Michael Carter | 15 December 2016
proportion of people with virological failure after treatment with
tenofovir-containing antiretroviral therapy (ART) have resistance to thymidine analogues (stavudine and
zidovudine), and in many cases other classes of antiretrovirals, investigators
report in ...
- Keith Alcorn | 12 December 2016
Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe are making strong progress
towards achieving the treatment and viral suppression goals set out in the UN
90-90-90 target, and new HIV infections have declined substantially in each ...