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High positivity rate and good linkage to care at Barcelona community testing project

A single community testing site is testing over a third of the gay men newly diagnosed with HIV in Catalonia, Spain, and is able to link almost all

Published
02 July 2013
By
Roger Pebody
WHO issues new HIV recommendations calling for earlier ARV initiation

New HIV treatment guidelines by the World Health Organization (WHO) launched today at the 7th International AIDS Society conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) in

Published
30 June 2013
By
Lesley Odendal
Knowledge gaps, problems accessing services for MSM in several countries of eastern and south-eastern Europe

A substantial minority of men who have sex with men (MSM) in countries such as Cyprus, Serbia, Lithuania, Ukraine and Hungary are not being reached by HIV

Published
27 June 2013
By
Roger Pebody
Home-based counselling and testing with point-of-care CD4 counts maximises linkage to care in rural South Africa

Home-based testing and counselling (HBCT), combined with same day point-of-care CD4 testing and lay counsellor follow-up visits (HBCT-Plus), resulted in almost universal uptake of HIV testing, linkage to

Published
26 June 2013
By
Carole Leach-Lemens
Antiretroviral therapy cuts mortality risk for people diagnosed with HIV-related lymphoma

Higher cumulative viral load in the six months after diagnosis with HIV-related lymphoma is associated with a subsequent increase in mortality risk, results of a large observational study

Published
25 June 2013
By
Michael Carter
Better Testing Catches Early HIV Infection

New approaches to HIV testing can detect acute infections that would have gone undetected with older methods, according to a CDC report.

Published
24 June 2013
From
MedPage Today HIV/AIDS
Chembio's SURE CHECK(R) HIV 1/2 Assay for Rapid Point-of-Care Detection of HIV Receives CE Mark Approval

The SURE CHECK® HIV 1/2 Assay is now cleared for commercialization within the European Union (EU) for rapid, point-of-care detection of HIV.

Published
19 June 2013
From
Nasdaq
Using Social Networking to Promote HIV Testing

For National HIV Testing Day (NHTD), June 27, I have gathered a few examples of organizations that have used online social networking strategies to extend the reach of their HIV testing and prevention programs.

Published
19 June 2013
From
AIDS.gov blog (blog)
More Than Half of Young HIV-Infected Americans Are Not Aware of Their Status

Young people between the ages of 13 and 24 represent more than a quarter of new HIV infections each year (26 percent) and most of these youth living with HIV (60 percent) are unaware they are infected, according to a Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The most-affected young people are young gay and bisexual men and African-Americans, the report says.

Published
18 June 2013
From
US CDC
Hyaluronic acid levels can predict risk of serious liver events in people living with HIV and hepatitis B or C co-infection

A simple blood test can predict the risk of liver-related death or hepatic encephalopathy for people living with HIV who have hepatitis B or hepatitis C

Published
17 June 2013
By
Michael Carter

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