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Ritonavir concentrations not correlated with lipid levels in people with HIV taking boosted atazanavir or boosted darunavir

People taking HIV treatment based on ritonavir-boosted atazanavir and darunavir have comparable long-term increases in lipid levels, investigators from the United States report in the online edition of

Published
06 April 2015
By
Michael Carter
Chinese study sheds light on how well treatment may work as prevention in the real world

A study from the Henan province of China published recently shows that antiretroviral therapy (ART) may not be as effective at suppressing HIV and preventing onward transmission

Published
01 April 2015
By
Gus Cairns
Predictors of HIV-related peripheral neuropathy in the modern era

Researchers at major clinical centres in the U.S. have collaborated to study potential causes of peripheral neuropathy (PN) among HIV-positive people in the modern era. They recruited about 500 people who were free from PN and monitored them for an average of two years, performing extensive assessments. Taking into account many issues, statistical analysis found that there were several factors associated with an increased risk for PN.

Published
01 April 2015
From
CATIE
Most HIV-positive gay men in European survey are on HIV treatment, though fewer in the east

The large EMIS survey of gay men living in Europe has found that over 70% of respondents with HIV are taking antiretroviral therapy (ART). Of those who

Published
30 March 2015
By
Gus Cairns
More people in the UK are starting HIV treatment early, in order to reduce their risk of transmission

There is evidence of increasing interest in HIV treatment as prevention among people living with HIV in the UK, with the number of people starting treatment at

Published
25 March 2015
By
Roger Pebody
Adherence support improves ART outcomes in Kenya

The scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Kenya is being undermined by high rates of treatment failure, investigators report in the online edition of the Journal of

Published
25 March 2015
By
Michael Carter
Experimental agents reverse HIV latency and help immune system fight HIV-infected cells

Researchers at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2015) in Seattle, USA, presented data on several experimental agents that may play a role in achieving

Published
24 March 2015
By
Liz Highleyman
Early antiretroviral treatment reduces, but does not eliminate HIV reservoir

Starting antiretroviral therapy (ART) very soon after infection may limit the size of the HIV 'reservoir' and delay viral rebound after treatment interruption, according to several presentations at

Published
24 March 2015
By
Liz Highleyman
New lead against HIV could finally hobble the virus’s edge

Scientists at Emory University, in partnership with the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb, have found compounds that block the human CCR5 and CXCR4 co-receptors for HIV and also HIV reverse transcriptase, an enzyme that’s key to the virus’s ability to copy itself.

Published
24 March 2015
From
American Chemical Society
Screening for cryptococcal meningitis and adherence support reduce mortality among people starting ART in Africa

Screening and treatment for cryptococcal meningitis combined with a short period of adherence support has the potential to significantly reduce mortality rates among people with very low

Published
24 March 2015
By
Michael Carter

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