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Efavirenz and psychological performance in children living with HIV

Efavirenz remains a clinically effective and relevant antiretroviral drug for people living with HIV – but adverse side effects need to be screened for and monitored in children.

Published
15 February 2019
From
AVERT
Tenofovir Alafenamide Linked to Fanconi Syndrome

This case study is presented as a caution to clinicians that tenofovir alafenamide can cause Franconi Syndrome.

Published
12 February 2019
From
Infectious Disease Advisor
A Cure for HPV? Not So Fast…

Can photodynamic therapy eliminate the virus than causes cervical, anal and oral cancer?

Published
11 February 2019
From
Poz
Study finds HIV+ cancer patients benefit from immunotherapy

The immunotherapy that has revolutionized treatment of many cancers appears to offer similar benefit to cancer patients living with HIV.

Published
08 February 2019
From
Eurekalert Inf Dis
Chemsex: Reading the signals

Gay men can find it very difficult to seek help when ‘chemsex’ becomes addictive. Leon Knoops explored the issue at Hit Hot Topics.

Published
05 February 2019
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Drink & Drug News
For Women Living With HIV, A Trauma-Informed Approach To Care

At a San Francisco primary care clinic, trauma is recognized as a root cause of many health challenges.

Published
05 February 2019
From
Health Affairs
Cardiovascular Disease Events and Statin Eligibility in Patients With HIV

More patients with HIV who were not recommended for statin therapy experienced cardiovascular disease events compared with a control group.

Published
04 February 2019
From
Infectious Disease Advisor
Cardiac dysfunction prevalent in patients with HIV

Patients with HIV were more likely to have cardiac dysfunction, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in JACC: Heart Failure.

Published
30 January 2019
From
Healio
With the chemsex scene booming, are gay men using drugs to medicate complex issues around sex?

Experts say many men have a ‘sex problem’ and are using drugs as the solution. Traditional treatment methods may not be enough.

Published
25 January 2019
From
Medium
Undiagnosed HBV, HCV, HIV prevalent in newly diagnosed cancer cases

Researchers discovered a substantial proportion of patients with newly diagnosed cancer and concurrent hepatitis C or hepatitis B were unaware of their viral infection and many had no identifiable risk factors, according to a recently published study.

Published
18 January 2019
From
Healio
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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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