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Abacavir-based NRTI combination more potent in kids

A dual nucleoside analogue combination that contains abacavir is more potent than a non-abacavir-containing combination in children, according to the findings of the PENTA 5

Published
07 March 2002
By
Keith Alcorn
Tenofovir: resistance profile of non-responders becomes clearer

The new antiretroviral drug tenofovir (Viread) launched last month in Europe, is currently licensed for all patients who have experienced failure of at least one

Published
07 March 2002
By
Keith Alcorn
South Africa HIV drug programme for pregnant women endorsed by government's advisers

A report commissioned by the South African government shows that nevirapine is a safe and effective drug to prevent mother-to-baby transmission of HIV and should

Published
07 March 2002
By
Michael Carter
Abacavir: can gene test predict fatal side-effect?

Australian researchers have reported that people with a specific genetic pattern are 822 times more likely to develop a potentially fatal hypersensitivity reaction to abacavir

Published
07 March 2002
By
Anon
HIV cultured from pharynx: potential role in oral HIV transmission?

Whilst debate continues about exactly how risky oral sex really is, researchers from the University of Washington in Seattle and the Imapcta Salud y Educacion,

Published
03 March 2002
By
Robert Fieldhouse
First unequivocal case of HIV superinfection

Last week, at the Ninth Retroviruses Conference in Seattle, researchers from the University of Geneva, Switzerland presented a case study of a 38 year old

Published
03 March 2002
By
Robert Fieldhouse
HIV acquired during Dublin syphilis outbreak

As previously reported in our newsletter AIDS Treatment Update, an outbreak of syphilis is currently occurring in Dublin. Between March 2000 and October 2001, 182

Published
03 March 2002
By
Robert Fieldhouse
HIV transmitted by human bite

On Wednesday, at the Ninth Retroviruses Conference in Seattle, the first unequivocal case of HIV transmission as the result of a human bite was presented. The

Published
03 March 2002
By
Robert Fieldhouse
Rosiglitazone loses its lustre: Data on HAART-associated lipodystrophy not encouraging

At the close of the Ninth Annual Retroviruses Conference in Seattle today, researchers from Helsinki presented data from the first controlled study to evaluate the

Published
01 March 2002
By
Anna Poppa
Pegylated interferon in HIV/HCV co-infection

The first data on the use of pegylated interferon alpha 2a and ribavirin combination therapy for hepatitis C infection in people with HIV were presented

Published
28 February 2002
By
Keith Alcorn

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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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