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Apply to participate in the EATG Ageing Conference NOW

As part of the Ageing with HIV Project, the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) is organizing a conference on the topic “New Challenges and Unmet needs of people Living and Ageing…

Undetectable = Untransmittable: The noise, the joys and the nuances

On Sept. 22, 2017, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the world's foremost health authority, released one of the most important paragraphs they've ever written: "Scientific advances have…

HIV-positive transgender men in US have significant unmet medical and social needs

HIV-positive transgender men in the United States have significant unmet social and healthcare needs, according to a study published in Research and Practice. Approximately half were living in poverty and…

Role of substance use in HIV care cascade outcomes among people who inject drugs in Russia

Abstract Background Engaging people who drink alcohol or inject drugs in HIV care can be challenging, particularly in Eastern Europe. Healthcare facilities in Russia are organized by specialty; therefore linking…

Canadian study links food insecurity to detectable viral loads and decreased CD4+ cells

-- Canadian study of people with HIV and hepatitis C co-infection finds that limited access to food is associated with higher levels of HIV in the blood and 10% fewer…

People living with HIV can live longer, but urgently need improved care to achieve better health outcomes and quality of life

Brussels, 29 November 2017: Experts unveiled a set of recommendations on Wednesday to address health problems facing people living with HIV. Treatments are helping people with HIV live long lives,…

Time from HIV infection to diagnosis cut 17% in US

The average time between HIV infection and diagnosis decreased 17% in the United States from 3 years and 7 months in 2011 to 3 years in 2015, according to data…

Research on HIV viral load urges updates to WHO therapy guidelines

The study shows that clinical interventions should take place at lower viral loads than those proposed by the current World Health Organization guidelines. A large cohort study in South Africa…

HIV-positive children in resource-limited settings can achieve good virological outcomes without routine viral load or CD4 cell count monitoring

HIV-positive children can achieve good virological outcomes without routine monitoring of CD4 cell count or viral load, investigators report in PLOS Medicine. The research was conducted in Uganda and Zimbabwe…

Review identifies aspects of healthcare most valued by people with HIV

--Systematic review identifies the healthcare factors most valued by people living with HIV. --Relationship with healthcare providers cited in 83% of studies reviewed, and treatment information and support in 63%.…

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