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HIV transmission after unprotected insertive sex and PEP reported

German doctors have published a case report of a man who became infected with HIV after an episode of unprotected insertive anal sex, and despite

Published
10 March 2004
By
Michael Carter
Risk factors for non improvement in HAART adherence identified in MACS

A US study has found that there are specific factors associated with imperfect adherence to HAART, and with a failure to improve adherence. The study

Published
10 March 2004
By
Michael Carter
Women worldwide carrying burden of AIDS, says UN's Annan

Secretary General Kofi Annan marked International Women's Day on Monday by highlighting the increasing numbers of girls and women living with - and becoming infected

Published
10 March 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard
HIV leads to rise in TB incidence in both HIV-positive and HIV-negative SA gold miners

HIV has led to an increase in new tuberculosis (TB) infections, not only in individuals with HIV, but also in HIV-negative individuals, according to a

Published
09 March 2004
By
Michael Carter
NRTI toxicity may be associated with increased cellular activation due to advanced disease

Researchers from the University of Colorado have a proposed a new explanation for why people with advanced HIV disease tend to suffer more serious toxicities

Published
08 March 2004
By
Bob Huff - Editor, GMHC Treatment Issues, New York
Surgical options provide good long-term improvement in buffalo hump

Liposuction and surgical fat removal offer safe and long-lasting treatments for buffalo hump, one of the aspects of body fat redistribution seen in some patients

Published
08 March 2004
By
Michael Carter
Life-threatening allergic reaction after a single dose of abacavir reported

A patient developed a potentially life-threatening hypersensitivity reaction to the nucleoside analogue (NRTI) abacavir (ZiagenTM) after receiving a single dose of the drug. The case

Published
05 March 2004
By
Michael Carter
UK to give £3 million to WHO 3 x 5 programme

The United Kingdom is to give £3 million (US$5 million) to the World Health Organisation to help it achieve its 3 x 5 programme of

Published
05 March 2004
By
Keith Alcorn
Draft guidelines for the treatment of tuberculosis and HIV published by BHIVA

The British HIV Association (BHIVA) has issued draft guidelines for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB) in patients with HIV. The draft guidelines cover TB diagnosis,

Published
04 March 2004
By
Michael Carter
Persistent HIV/hepatitis G co-infection provides significant survival benefit

The length of time that a person with HIV is infected with hepatitis G virus – more accurately known as GB Virus C (GBV-C) –

Published
04 March 2004
By
Edwin J. Bernard

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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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