IAS 2013: Adolescents with HIV Face Challenges Transitioning to Adulthood [VIDEO]

Worldwide, a growing number of people infected with HIV as infants or young children and treated with antiretroviral therapy for many years are now reaching adulthood and face a challenging transition, researchers reported at the 7th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) this week in Kuala Lumpur.

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AIDS 2012 Conference Program Now Online, Global Village Events Free

The full program for the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) was announced this week and is now available online at www.aids2012.org. Abstracts, slides, posters, and webcasts of selected presentations will also added to the website throughout the meeting.alt

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EASL 2012: Boceprevir Improves Cure Rates for HIV/HCV Coinfection but Beware of Drug Interactions

Adding boceprevir (Victrelis) to pegylated interferon and ribavirin for treatment of chronic hepatitis C in people with HIV substantially increased the likelihood of end-of-treatment response and sustained response 12 weeks after completing therapy, researchers reported at the 47th International Liver Congress (EASL 2012) last week in Barcelona.

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IAS 2011: Inflammation Markers Linked to Liver Disease, Death in HIV/HBV and HIV/HCV Coinfection

Various blood biomarkers associated with immune activation and inflammation predicted liver flares, fibrosis progression, and death among HIV positive people coinfected with hepatitis B or C, according to 2 studies presented last month at the 6th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2011) in Rome.

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