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Cardiac changes linked with specific ARVs in perinatally acquired HIV

Individual antiretroviral medications have been linked with changes in cardiac structure in youths with perinatally acquired HIV, according to a study recently published in AIDS. Although combinations of antiretroviral medications have…

Developmental problems of children born to women with HIV linked to substance use and HIV, not antiretrovirals

Pre-term births and developmental problems in children born to mothers with HIV are associated with HIV infection, substance use and smoking, Canadian researchers have reported in the journal AIDS. They…

Less than half of children born to mothers with hepatitis C tested for HCV, US study finds

Less than half of the children born to mothers with opioid dependency and hepatitis C were tested for hepatitis C between 2006 and 2015 in a large clinic providing antenatal…

Some antiretroviral regimens associated with pre-term birth and low birth weight

Exposure to protease inhibitor (PI)-based regimens and non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI)-based regimens may each be linked to low birth weight and pre-term births in infants of mothers living with…

HIV i-Base, HTB: AIDS 2018 reports

HIV Treatment Bulletin (HTB) is a community publication produced by HIV i-Base. This issue of HTB includes the second reports from the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) that was…

Early cART initiation improves dental outcomes in kids

Children who are perinatally infected with HIV have better dental and periodontal outcomes, including less tooth decay and bleeding, when they begin combination ART and integrase or protease inhibitors before…

AIDS 2018: Benefits of early antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected children

The initial findings of the ANRS CLEAC coordinated by Pierre Frange (Hôpital Necker – AP-HP), help define the immunological and virological benefits of early antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected children…

AIDS 2018: Women tackle tough choice after dolutegravir birth defects

AMSTERDAM — The rate of neural tube defects in infants was seven times higher than expected when women with HIV were taking dolutegravir (Tivicay, GlaxoSmithKline) at the time of conception,…

Increased caries risk among perinatally HIV-infected youth on integrase inhibitors

Alexandria, Va., USA, 25 July 2018 - At the 96th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the IADR Pan European Regional (PER)…

AIDS 2018: HIV i-Base reports; Fit for Purpose report launched

The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) is being held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, from 23 to 27 July 2018. HIV i-Base reports: Once-daily reduced dose darunavir/ritonavir (400 mg/100 mg)…

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