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HIV gene therapy using GM cells hailed a success after trial

Radical treatment helps patients' defences against virus by replacing immune cells with genetically modified versions.

Published
05 March 2014
From
The Guardian
A Second Baby Born With HIV Is Now Apparently HIV Negative

A second baby born with HIV has no evidence of the virus in her body following an aggressive treatment regimen given shortly after birth.

Published
05 March 2014
From
AIDSMeds
Can San Francisco Become the First AIDS-Free City?

The city that was once the deadly AIDS epicenter of the world is now striving to be AIDS-free. What does that mean, and why is San Francisco poised to achieve this goal the way no other American city could?

Published
05 March 2014
From
The Advocate
Monkey studies confirm viability of injectable PrEP drug

Two studies in monkeys of an injectable formulation of the third-generation integrase inhibitor drug GSK1265744 (GSK744LA, where LA stands for ‘long-acting’) have strengthened the evidence that it

Published
05 March 2014
By
Gus Cairns
WHO 2013 Consolidated Guidelines Supplement looks at trends in HIV treatment eligibility, pediatric care, stavudine, PEP and more

The World Health Organization launched the March 2014 Supplement to the 2013 Consolidated Guidelines on the Use of Antiretroviral Drugs for Treating and Preventing HIV Infection here by reporting on some of the responses to the guidelines to date and offering featured presentations on sections of the new supplement.

Published
04 March 2014
From
Science Speaks
Early Treatment Lowers HIV’s Spread and Benefits Economy

Early HIV treatment has expanded life expectancies, prevented new HIV cases and saved billions of dollars in skirted life expectancy losses in the United States.

Published
04 March 2014
From
AIDSMeds
A cure may need multiple components, workshop delegates hear

Delegates at the community cure workshop in advance of the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) in Boston might have been in a less

Published
04 March 2014
By
Gus Cairns
Our Problem with Being ‘CURED’ of HIV

Long term survivors like me have had our hopes raised so many times, only for the rug to be pulled out from under us, again and again. The list of miracles-in-waiting goes as far back as the dawn of the AIDS crisis itself.

Published
28 February 2014
From
My Fabulous Disease
Egypt claims miracle cure for HIV and Hepatitis

Almost certainly a political miracle rather than a medical one, Egypt's claim to have an instant cure for HIV and Hepatitis shows the lengths the coup leaders will go for legitimacy.

Published
27 February 2014
From
The Commentator
Why some people don’t want to start HIV treatment

Researchers in the European Union and Australia conducted research into perceived barriers to starting ART. A primary barrier for HIV-positive people is not feeling sufficiently unwell or having symptoms. Doctors delayed initiation of ART when they perceived patients to be suffering from depression, if there was substance use or if they believed that patients did not understand the need to adhere to HIV medicines.

Published
19 February 2014
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CATIE

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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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