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PROUD UK PrEP study completes enrolment – first data give participants' background and risk factors

The pilot stage of the PROUD study – the UK's study of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (HIV-negative people taking HIV drugs to prevent HIV) in gay

Published
09 April 2014
By
Gus Cairns
Very different levels of PrEP uptake and adherence in three US cities, demonstration project finds

One of the first studies of open-label pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for at-risk gay men in three US cities shows that although the proportion of those initially offered or

Published
17 March 2014
By
Gus Cairns
Novel two-drug maintenance combination works at least as well as triple therapy: stage set for long-lasting injectable formulation

An oral combination therapy of two antiretroviral drugs, the non-nucleoside rilpivirine (Edurant, also in Eviplera/Complera) and the new integrase inhibitor GSK1265744 (744), was at least as effective as

Published
08 March 2014
By
Gus Cairns
Raltegravir has the edge over two protease inhibitors in three-drug comparison study

In a head-to-head comparison of three drugs presented at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) on Wednesday, the integrase inhibitor raltegravir (Isentress) proved to

Published
07 March 2014
By
Gus Cairns
Spanish HIV Researcher Faces €210000 Fine Over Unauthorized Clinical Trial

A Spanish HIV/AIDS researcher is facing a hefty fine for violating clinical trial regulations. Vicente Soriano, a well-known clinical researcher with hundreds of publications to his name, is liable for €210,000 for conducting a clinical trial without approval from the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products, failing to obtain insurance for the trial, and informing participants he had his hospital's ethical approval when he did not.

Published
31 January 2014
From
Science
Quality Of Evidence Used By FDA To Approve New Drugs Varies Widely

As the FDA seeks to approve drugs not only more quickly but also accommodate a growing clamor to exhibit more flexibility for endorsing therapies for life-threatening diseases, a curious wrinkle has emerged – there is a wide variation in the quality of underlying evidence used for approvals.

Published
22 January 2014
From
Forbes
Life expectancy now considerably exceeds the average in some people with HIV in the US

A study from the US has found that some groups of people with HIV, especially those treated before their CD4 count falls below 350 cells/mm3, now have life

Published
06 January 2014
By
Gus Cairns
Lack of drug data 'extreme concern'

The lack of data on the effectiveness of medicines available to doctors and researchers is "of extreme concern" say a group of MPs. The Public Accounts Committee is calling for all data on drugs being prescribed in the UK to be made available.

Published
03 January 2014
From
BBC Health
NIH names leadership, research units for restructured HIV/AIDS

Principal investigators and clinical trials units (CTUs) have been chosen to lead and conduct the research of five HIV/AIDS clinical trials networks through 2021. The effort is directed and funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. Total funding for the networks' leadership and the CTUs is expected to reach $225 million in 2014, the first year of operation.

Published
30 December 2013
From
NIAID press release
Is Your Patient's HIV Diagnosis Truly New? Antiretroviral Drug Testing May Provide Verdict

A low-cost blood test may help inform HIV care providers on the accuracy of a self-reported new HIV diagnosis, according to recently published U.S. research. The research also provides a stark reminder that self-report alone may not be sufficient for differentiating recent from prior HIV diagnosis, particularly when enrolling volunteers in studies.

Published
26 November 2013
From
The Body Pro
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