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Hormonal contraception does not affect HIV progression in large international cohort

Previous analyses, including a cohort study in Kenya and secondary results from a randomised controlled trial in Zambia, have suggested that hormonal contraception may accelerate

Published
17 February 2009
By
Derek Thaczuk
Corticosteroid therapy improves outcomes in people with TB-IRIS in trial

A four-week course of the anti-inflammatory corticosteroid, prednisone, improves outcomes when given to people who develop tuberculosis (TB)-immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (TB-IRIS) after starting antiretroviral

Published
11 February 2009
By
Theo Smart
Adherence and long-term treatment success

Taking your HIV medication correctly (the technical term for this is adherence) is the single most important thing you can do to make sure your HIV treatment

Published
01 February 2009
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HIV treatment update
A ‘functional cure’?

Examining the excitement over a bone marrow transplant that ‘eradicated’ HIV, by Edwin J Bernard.

Published
01 December 2008
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HIV treatment update
Can we create ‘elite controllers’?

Is combination immunotherapy the future? ask Edwin J Bernard and Derek Thaczuk

Published
01 November 2008
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HIV treatment update
Defining, and then watching for, treatment failure

A review of various clinical, immunological and virological definitions of antiretroviral treatment failure in resource-limited settings.

Published
31 October 2007
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HIV & AIDS treatment in practice
ICAAC: Factors unrelated to HIV or side-effects of HIV treatment major cause of illness in French cohort

Illness and death in HIV-positive patients taking protease inhibitor-based antiretroviral therapy are likely to be causes unrelated to either HIV or the side-effects of HIV

Published
05 January 2006
By
Michael Carter
Child survival strongly linked to maternal survival in Uganda

Child mortality goals are unlikely to be met in societies which fail to pay attention to the survival of HIV-positive mothers, according to findings from

Published
05 August 2003
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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