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Psych Signs Common in Kids With HIV

In a snapshot study of children and adolescents with HIV, about a third met criteria for at least one psychiatric disorder, researchers reported.

Published
06 February 2012
From
MedPage Today HIV/AIDS
Contraception in HIV prevention trials: injectable hormonal methods more effective?

Women using injectable (hormonal) contraceptives had a significantly lower rate of pregnancy compared to those using oral contraception in a major HIV prevention study, researchers report in

Published
02 February 2012
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
Medicalizing HIV: Will Social Services Get Squeezed Out?

OAKLAND Calif Major medical breakthroughs over the past year in the treatment of HIVAIDS are setting off some surprising alarm bells While praised for their lifesaving potential they are causing a change in the dynamics of HIVAIDS care they are causing a change in the dynamics of HIV/AIDS care – a shift that may squeeze out social services needed to support patients while they’re in treatment.

Published
20 January 2012
From
New American Media
Can speeding up nevirapine clearance reduce the risk of resistance after PMTCT use?

In a bid to reduce the risk of nevirapine resistance after the use of single-dose nevirapine to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, several research groups are now experimenting with

Published
20 January 2012
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves New Formulations of Viread(R) for Use by Children Living With HIV

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Viread(R) (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV-1

Published
19 January 2012
From
CNBC
KENYA: The downside of male involvement in PMTCT

Involving men is increasingly being promoted as a key element in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and while its benefits are well-documented - in one Kenyan study it reduced the risks of vertical transmission and infant mortality by more than 40 percent compared with no involvement - it can occasionally lead to domestic discord and even violence.

Published
16 January 2012
From
IRIN Plus News
Big increase in repeat pregnancy rates in HIV-positive women in UK and Ireland

Rates of repeat pregnancies among HIV-positive women in the UK and Ireland have increased substantially since 1997, investigators report in the online edition of the Journal of Acquired

Published
12 January 2012
By
Michael Carter
Zimbabwe: what will it take to achieve virtual elimination of infant HIV infections?

Efforts to achieve "virtual elimination" of new HIV infections in infants by 2015 could prove highly challenging, according to computer modelling of the situation in

Published
11 January 2012
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
NIH study shows HIV-exposed children at high risk of language delay

Children exposed to HIV before birth are at risk for language impairments, according to a study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. Moreover, children exposed to HIV before birth may benefit from routine screening for language impairment, even if they don’t have any obvious signs of a language problem, the researchers said.

Published
09 January 2012
From
US National Institutes of Health
Europeans find high prevalence of lipodystrophy in HIV-positive children

A European study published in the online edition of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes has found a high prevalence of body fat changes and

Published
05 January 2012
By
Michael Carter

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