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Single-tablet regimen improves antiretroviral adherence and reduces hospitalisation

Antiretroviral treatment that requires only a single tablet taken once daily were associated with better viral suppression, higher adherence and lower likelihood of hospitalisation, researchers reported at

Published
26 September 2013
By
Liz Highleyman
Starting HIV therapy leads to improvements in daily function and economic wellbeing

Antiretroviral therapy has continuous and sustained benefits for the quality of life and economic wellbeing of people living with HIV, South African research published in the online

Published
08 September 2013
By
Michael Carter
People with HIV/HCV-co-infection and advanced liver fibrosis can rapidly develop decompensated liver disease

People living with HIV who have hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection and advanced liver fibrosis can rapidly develop decompensated liver disease even though they do not

Published
02 September 2013
By
Michael Carter
HIV-AIDS biggest health risk in Thailand

HIV-AIDS is still the biggest health risk in Thailand says a new report exposing the devastating impact of the disease in the country.

Published
22 August 2013
From
Radio Australia
Pegylated interferon with antiretroviral therapy achieves promising results in patients with difficult-to-treat Kaposi's sarcoma

Pegylated interferon alfa-2a (PegIFN) may be an effective therapy for Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) that has not responded to antiretroviral treatment or chemotherapy, Dutch investigators report in the online

Published
14 August 2013
By
Michael Carter
Average HIV life assurance sum assured is too low

Research into life assurance for people with HIV shows many policies are still only for relatively low amounts and short terms.

Published
12 August 2013
From
Private Healthcare UK
HCV RNA Levels Stable in People on ART But Not on Anti-HCV Therapy

HCV RNA levels hardly changed over five years in HCV/HIV co-infected people taking combination antiretroviral therapy, but not anti-HCV therapy, according to results of a EuroSIDA analysis.

Published
31 July 2013
From
International AIDS Society
Drinking alcohol doesn't increase the risk of HIV treatment failure

Alcohol consumption has little impact on key markers used to monitor the health of individuals with HIV, Swiss research published in the online edition of the Journal

Published
30 July 2013
By
Michael Carter
Lymphoma mortality rates remain elevated among HIV-positive people in the United States

HIV-positive people in the United States diagnosed with certain types of lymphoma continue to have poorer outcomes compared to HIV-negative lymphoma patients, according to research published in

Published
26 July 2013
By
Michael Carter
Life Expectancy With HIV Jumps 15 Years From 2000-2002 to 2006-2007 in US, Canada

Life expectancy among antiretroviral-treated HIV-positive people in the United States and Canada rose substantially during the 2000s, approaching life expectancy estimates in the general population. But certain subgroups, including nonwhites and people who start antiretroviral therapy (ART) at a CD4 count below 350, still greatly lag the general population in life expectancy, according to this North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD) analysis.

Published
16 July 2013
From
NATAP

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